7 Mating patterns with the knight

7.1 Tutorial

A minor piece like the knight cannot deliver mate with just the king to help it. Other pieces need to support it.

The first mating pattern with the knight is the conclusion of a famous combination frequently seen in practice - 'smothered mate'.

7.2 Exercises

Move directly on the board to input a solution. Either click first on the start square and then on the target square. Or click on the piece, hold on to it, move it tot he target square and let go of it. The button ‘Left arrow’ takes back the move.
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