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[ECO code C20]
ALAPIN OPENING
Smothered Mate

White developed his knights defensively to control the centre while Black's QKt sought early advantages. Finally White's fatal 4.P-KKt3 thinking to fianchetto his KB (best was 4.P-KB4) enables Black's Knight to achieve a smothered mate.
       White	Black
 1.    P-K4	P-K4
 2.    Kt-K2	Kt-QB3
 3.    Kt-QB3	Kt-Q5
 4.    P-KKt3??	Kt-B6 mate

Checkmate: Undo or Jump or Mates or Clear