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Back-rank mate

Mate given by a rook or queen going to the back rank (1st or 8th rank) of the chessboard, usually when a player's own pawns prevent his or her king from escaping

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  • Jul 18, 2016 | 6:49 PM
    Bubble

    Not Mate



  • Jul 18, 2016 | 12:15 PM
    MarvinKalngan

    one situation of Back Rank mate.



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  • Sep 14, 2015 | 3:27 AM
    Bubble

    the one to move delivers a back rank mate to win.



  • Sep 14, 2015 | 3:25 AM
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  • May 24, 2015 | 9:46 PM
    ChessFlub




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