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[ECO code A52]
Smothered Mate

Smothered mate occurs when a king's own troops prevent him from avoiding checkmate. It can only be given by a knight, and is often preceded by a sacrifice (eg. Black's QKt5(b4) bishop en prise).
    White  Black       White  Black
 1. P-Q4   Kt-KB3   5. B-B4   B-Kt5 ch
 2. P-QB4  P-K4	    6. QKt-Q2 Q-K2
 3. PxP    Kt-Kt5   7. P-QR3  KKtxKP
 4. Kt-KB3 Kt-QB3   8. PxB?? Kt-Q6 mate
 Compare Notation   Main 5W,4W route

Checkmate: Undo or Jump or Mates or Clear