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Shortest Mates in Proof Games

Type 5: En passant and Castling (White)

Ce1a1 - Olli Heimo
Retro Mailing List, June 1996
Mate by Rook a1 after castling

[rnbq1bnr/pppp1ppp/8/1B2p3/2PP1B2/2NkPQ2/PP3PPP/2KR2NR]

SPG in 7.5 moves

[rnbq1bnr/pppp1ppp/8/1B2p3/2PP1B2/2NkPQ2/PP3PPP/2KR2NR]

1.d4 e6 2.Bf4 Ke7 3.e3 Kf6 4.Bb5 Kf5 5.c4 Ke4 6.Qf3+ Kd3 7.Nc3 e5 8.0-0-0#


Ce1h1 - Olli Heimo
Retro Mailing List, May 1996
Mate by Rook a1 after castling

[rnb1qbnr/ppppp1pp/8/5p2/5B2/3PPkPB/PPP1N2P/RN1Q1RK1]

SPG in 7.5 moves

[rnb1qbnr/ppppp1pp/8/5p2/5B2/3PPkPB/PPP1N2P/RN1Q1RK1]

1.d3 f5 2.Bf4 Kf7 3.e3 Kg6 4.Ne2 Kh5 5.g3 Kg4 6.f3+ Kxf3 7.Bh3 Qe8 8.0-0#


Ea2 - Richard Stanley
Retro Mailing List, May 1996
Mate by Pawn a2 en passant

[rnbq1b1r/ppp2Q1p/5pPk/n7/8/2PP4/PP2PPP1/RNB1KBNR]

SPG in 8.0 moves

[rnbq1b1r/ppp2Q1p/5pPk/n7/8/2PP4/PP2PPP1/RNB1KBNR]

1.c3 f6 2.Qa4 Kf7 3.Qxd7 Kg6 4.Qxe7 Kh6 5.Qf7 Ne7 6.h4 Nec6 7.h5 Na5 8.d3+ g5 9.hxg6#


Eb2 -
Mate by Pawn b2 en passant


Ec2 -
Mate by Pawn c2 en passant


Ed2 -
Mate by Pawn d2 en passant


Ee2 -
Mate by Pawn e2 en passant


Ef2 -
Mate by Pawn f2 en passant


Eg2 -
Mate by Pawn g2 en passant


Eh2 - Ulrich Ring
Retro Mailing List, October 1996
Mate by Pawn h2 en passant

[rQ1q1bnr/p1p1pppp/kP1p4/8/R2P4/8/1PPP1PPP/1NB1KBNR]

[rQ1q1bnr/p1p1pppp/kP1p4/8/R2P4/8/1PPP1PPP/1NB1KBNR]

1.a4 d6 2.a5 Bf5 3.Ra4 Bd3 4.exd3 Kd7 5.Qg4 Kc6 6.Dc8 Kb5 7.Qb8 Ka6 8.d4+ b5 9.axb6#