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Mate Monster: Back-rank mate

You already know what a back-rank mate is. Once again, you are going to trap your opponent’s king on the back rank. This time, you need to beat a defender to do so.

You have learned three ways to get rid of a defender: capturingdeflecting (chasing away) and luring away. You need to use all of these tricks in this lesson.

The examples show how this is done.


What do you have to do?

Checkmate the king on the back rank by beating a defender. This may take you three or four moves, so keep calculating!

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