[Retros] Pawn to-the-7th rank mates

Hirokaz ONODA glkoon at yahoo.co.jp
Sun Nov 12 14:32:54 EST 2006


Pawn to-the-7th rank mates
Summary of (nearly) mid-November

Category A:
b7#/...b2# etc., mate by pawn itself

1.c3 b5 2.Qa4 Bb7 3.Qxa7 Bd5 4.Qxc7 Nc6 5.Qxc6 Qc7 6.a4
0-0-0 7.a5 Kb8 8.a6 Qd6 9.a7# (Noam Elkies)
...a2# (vacant)
1.b4 d6 2.b5 Bh3 3.b6 Bxg2 4.Bxg2 Kd7 5.Bxb7 d5 6.Bc6+ Kc8
7.b7# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d3 b5 2.Bh6 b4 3.Bxg7 b3 4.Bxh8 Bg7 5.Kd2 Bxb2 6.Bc3
Bxc3 7.Kc1 b2# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d3 c5 2.Bg5 c4 3.Bxe7 c3 4.Bd6 cxb2 5.c4 Qe7 6.c5 Kd8
7.c6 Qe8 8.c7# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.c4 d6 2.c5 Bg4 3.c6 Bxe2 4.cxb7 Bd3 5.Qe2 c5 6.Kd1 c4
7.Qe1 c3 8.Be2 c2# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d4 c5 2.Bf4 Qc7 3.Bxc7 d6 4.dxc5 Be6 5.cxd6 Bb3 6.c4 Nc6
7.d7# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d4 e6 2.d5 Qg5 3.d6 Qxc1 4.dxc7 d5 5.Nc3 d4 6.Nd5 d3
7.Ne7 d2# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.e4 d5 2.Be2 dxe4 3.Bh5 Qd4 4.Qg4 Qxf2+ 5.Kd1 e3 6.Nf3
e2# (Noam Elkies)
1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Be7 3.Qd5 Bh4 4.Kd1 Qg5 5.Qxf7+ Kd8 6.e6
Nf6 7.e7# (Noam Elkies)
1.h4 g5 2.hxg5 f5 3.Rxh7 Nf6 4.gxf6 a6 5.f7# (Francois
1.Nc3 d5 2.Ne4 dxe4 3.f4 Qd4 4.Nf3 exf3 5.f5 f2# (Francois
1.g4 e6 2.g5 Ba3 3.g6 Bxb2 4.Bxb2 Ke7 5.Bxg7 Qe8 6.Bf6+
Kf8 7.g7# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.e3 g5 2.Ba6 g4 3.Bxb7 g3 4.Bxa8 Bb7 5.Ke2 Bxg2 6.Qe1
Bf3+ 7.Kf1 g2# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.g4 h5 2.Bg2 hxg4 3.Bxb7 Rxh2 4.Nh3 gxh3 5.O-O Rxf2
6.Bxa8 Rxe2 7.Bh1 h2# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d3 h6 2.Bxh6 g5 3.h4 Bg7 4.h5 Be5 5.Bg7 Nf6 6.Bxf6 O-O
7.h6 Qe8 8.h7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

Category B:
b7#/...b2# etc., discovered checkmate

1.d4 g5 2.Bxg5 e6 3.Bxd8 Bc5 4.Bxc7 Ne7 5.Ba5 b6 6.dxc5
Kd8 7.cxb6 Re8 8.b7# (Gianni Donati)
1.d4 e5 2.Bd2 exd4 3.Bb4 Bxb4+ 4.c3 dxc3 5.Qd6 cxd6 6.Na3
c2# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d4 c5 2.Bf4 Qc7 3.Bxc7 Nf6 4.Bxb8 Kd8 5.Be5 d6 6.dxc5
Kc7 7.cxd6+ Kb8 8.d7# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.Bxf7+ Kf8 4.Bxg8 Qg5 5.Bb3 d5 6.exd5
Be6 7.dxe6 Kg8 8.e7# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.g3 d5 2.Bg2 Bf5 3.Be4 dxe4 4.f4 Qd5 5.Nf3 exf3 6.O-O Be4
7.Kh1 f2# (Roberto Osorio)
1.e4 g5 2.Qh5 g4 3.Nh3 gxh3 4.g4 Bg7 5.g5 Be5 6.g6 f6
7.g7# (Noam Elkies)

Category C:
bxc7#/...bxc2# etc., mate by pawn itself

1.e3 d6 2.Ba6 b5 3.Bxc8 Nd7 4.Bb7 Qb8 5.Bc6 Qb6 6.a4 O-O-O
7.a5 Kb8 8.axb6 Rc8 9.bxa7# (Hirokaz Onoda)
1.a4 d6 2.a5 Bh3 3.a6 Bxg2 4.Bxg2 Kd7 5.Bc6+ Kc8 6.axb7#
(Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d3 a5 2.Bh6 a4 3.Bxg7 a3 4.Bh6 Bg7 5.Kd2 Bc3 6.Kc1 axb2#
(Hirokaz Onoda)
1.d4 e6 2.d5 Qe7 3.d6 Kd8 4.Qd5 Qe8 5.Qc6 Ne7 6.dxc7#
(Hirokaz Onoda)
1.e4 d6 2.e5 Bh3 3.Qg4 Bxg2 4.Qc8 Nd7 5.e6 Rb8 6.exd7#
(Hirokaz Onoda)
1.e4 c5 2.e5 c4 3.e6 c3 4.Bc4 Nc6 5.exf7# (Norbert
Geissler, 1996)
1.h4 g5 2.hxg5 f5 3.Rxh7 Nh6 4.g6 Nf7 5.gxf7# (Christoph
Fieberg, 2002)
1.h4 e6 2.h5 Ba3 3.h6 Bxb2 4.Bxb2 Kf8 5.Bf6 Qe8 6.hxg7#
(Hirokaz Onoda)
1.e3 h5 2.Ba6 h4 3.Bxb7 h3 4.Ba6 Bb7 5.Kf1 Bf3 6.Qe1 hxg2#
(Hirokaz Onoda)

Category D:
bxc7#/...bxc2# etc., double checkmate

1.e4 b5 2.Bxb5 Nc6 3.Bxc6 dxc6 4.b4 Bf5 5.b5 Bxe4 6.b6
Bxc2 7.d3 Kd7 8.Be3 Kc8 9.Nd2 Kb8 10.Rb1 Qc8 11.bxa7#
(Andrey Frolkin)
1.e4 c5 2.Qh5 c4 3.Bxc4 d6 4.Ba6 Bg4 5.c4 Kd7 6.c5 Kc8
7.c6 Nd7 8.Qc5 Rb8 9.cxb7# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.Nc3 d5 2.Nxd5 Qd7 3.Nf6 Kd8 4.Nxh7 Rxh7 5.d4 Rxh2 6.d5
Rh4 7.d6 Rc4 8.Bf4 Qe8 9.dxc7# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.e3 d5 2.Qf3 d4 3.Qxb7 dxe3 4.Qb6 axb6 5.a4 Rxa4 6.Nc3
Re4 7.Nd1 exd2# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 d5 3.Qxd5 Be6 4.Qe4 Bxa2 5.e6 Bb3 6.Ra5 Nd7
7.Rd5 Rb8 8.exd7# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.d4 e5 2.Qd3 exd4 3.Qxh7 d3 4.Qxg8 Rh5 5.Qxg7 Rd5 6.Qf6
Qxf6 7.Kd1 Qxf2 8.Nf3 dxe2# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.e4 h5 2.Qxh5 d6 3.Qd5 Rxh2 4.e5 Rh4 5.exd6 Rb4 6.Rh4 Qd7
7.Re4 Qa4 8.Bb5 Kd8 9.dxe7# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 d5 3.Qxd5 Be6 4.Qe4 Bxa2 5.e6 Bb3 6.Ra5 Nd7
7.Rf5 Rb8 8.exf7# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.d3 h6 2.Bxh6 Nf6 3.Bxg7 Ng4 4.Bc3 Bg7 5.h4 O-O 6.h5 Kh8
7.h6 Rg8 8.hxg7# (Andrey Frolkin)
1.e4 Nh6 2.Bd3 Nf5 3.exf5 g6 4.Be4 Bh6 5.d3 Bxc1 6.fxg6
Bf4 7.Nd2 Bg3 8.hxg3 Kf8 9.Rh4 Kg8 10.Rg4 Qf8 11.gxh7#
(Andrey Frolkin)

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