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Shortest Proof Games ending in a Pawn Mate

For (almost) each square of the board, which is the shortest proof game without duals, in which a Pawn mates? Some additional conditions may be considered, e.g. double check mate, discovered check mate, etc.

Many thanks to Hirokaz Onoda, who posted the current record table on the Retro mailing list on Dec. 31st, 2006.

Overview

1. Pawn to-the-8th rank mates
1.1 Single checkmates by the promoted piece
1.1.1 Promoted to Knight
1.1.2 Promoted to Bishop
1.1.3 Promoted to Rook
1.1.4 Promoted to Queen
1.1.4a Promoted to Queen, whereas =R/=B is not a mate
1.1.5 Promotion to Rook unique, whereas =Q# non-unique
1.1.6 Promotion to Queen unique, whereas =R# non-unique
1.1.7 Promotion to Bishop unique, whereas =Q# non-unique
1.2 Double checkmates
1.2.1 Promoted to Knight
1.2.2 Promoted to Bishop
1.2.3 Promoted to Rook
1.2.4 Promoted to Queen
1.3 Discovered check mates

2. Pawn to-the-7th rank mates
2.1 Category 1: b7#...b2# mate by pawn itself
2.2 Category 2: b7#...b2# discovered checkmate
2.3 Category 3: bxc7#...bxc2# mate by pawn itself
2.4 Category 4: bxc7#...bxc2# double checkmate

3. Pawn to-the-6th rank mates
3.1 Category 1: b6#...b3# mate by pawn itself
3.2 Category 2: b6#...b3# discovered checkmate
3.3 Category 3: bxc6#...bxc3# mate by pawn itself
3.4 Category 4: bxc6#...bxc3# discovered checkmate (with/without en passant)
3.5 Category 5: bxc6#...bxc3# double checkmate (with/without en passant)

4. Pawn to-the-5th-rank mates
4.1 Category 1: c5#...c4# mate by pawn itself
4.2 Category 2: c5#...c4# discovered checkmate
4.3 Category 3: bxc5#...bxc4# mate by pawn itself
4.4 Category 4: bxc5#...bxc4# discovered checkmate
4.5 Category 5: bxc5#...bxc4# double checkmate

5. Pawn to-the-4th-rank mates
5.1 Category 1: a4#...a5# single checkmate by pawn
5.2 Category 2: bxa4#...bxa5# single checkmate by pawn
5.3 Category 3: c4#...c5# discovered checkmate
5.4 Category 4: bxc4#...bxc5# discovered checkmate
5.5 Category 5: bxc4#...bxc5# double checkmate

6. Pawn to-the-3rd-rank mates
6.1 Category 1: c3#...c6# mate by pawn itself
6.2 Category 2: c3#...c6# discovered checkmate
6.3 Category 3: bxc3#...bxc6# mate by pawn itself
6.4 Category 4: bxc3#...bxc6# discovered checkmate
6.5 Category 5: bxc3#...bxc6# double checkmate


1. Pawn to-the-8th rank mates

1.1 Single checkmates by the promoted piece

[Simplified Edition, omitting the slower opposite color
games]

1.1.1 Promoted to Knight

1.c3 b5 2.Qa4 Ba6 3.Qd4 b4 4.a4 b3 5.Ra2 bxa2 6.Kd1 Bxe2 7.Kc2 a1N# (Andrew Buchanan & Nicolas Dupont)

1.a4 d5 2.a5 Nd7 3.a6 Ndf6 4.axb7 Kd7 5.Rxa7 Ne8 6.Ra6 Ra7 7.b8N# (Olli Heimo)

1.e4 b6 2.Qg4 Bb7 3.Qxg7 Bd5 4.exd5 e6 5.d6 Qf6 6.dxc7 Ke7 7.Qxg8 Bh6 8.c8N# (Olli Heimo)

1.d3 e5 2.Kd2 e4 3.Kc3 e3 4.Qd2 exd2 5.b3 Bb4 6.Kb2 d1N# (Mario Richter)

1.e3 d5 2.Ke2 d4 3.Kf3 d3 4.Qe2 dxe2 5.g3 Bg4 6.Kg2 e1N# (Mario Richter)

1.g3 d5 2.Bg2 Qd7 3.Be4 dxe4 4.d4 e3 5.Qd3 exf2 6.Kd2 Qf5 7.Ke3 f1N# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.e4 h5 2.Ne2 h4 3.Nec3 h3 4.Ke2 hxg2 5.Qe1 Rxh2 6.Nd1 Rh3 7.Rh2 g1N# (Olli Heimo)

1.h4 g6 2.Rh3 g5 3.Re3 gxh4 4.f3 h3 5.Kf2 h2 6.Qe1 h1N# (Gianni Donati 1996)

1.c4 e6 2.c5 Ke7 3.c6 Kd6 4.cxb7 c5 5.Qb3 Kc7 6.Qd5 c4 7.bxa8N# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.c4 b6 2.Qb3 b5 3.cxb5 a6 4.b6 Ra7 5.bxa7 d6 6.Qxf7 Kd7 7.axb8N# (Mario Richter)

1.d4 a5 2.d5 a4 3.d6 Ra5 4.dxc7 d5 5.Qd4 Kd7 6.Qb6 Qe8 7.cxb8N# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.e4 a5 2.Ne2 a4 3.Nec3 a3 4.Ke2 axb2 5.Qe1 Ra3 6.Nd1 bxc1N# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.c4 e5 2.c5 Qf6 3.c6 Ke7 4.cxd7 Qc6 5.Qc2 Kd6 6.Qf5 e4 7.dxc8N# (Mario Richter)

1.d4 f5 2.d5 Kf7 3.d6 Ke6 4.dxc7 d6 5.Qd4 Bd7 6.cxd8N# (Olli Heimo)

1.d4 e6 2.d5 Ke7 3.Qd4 Kd6 4.dxe6 Kc6 5.e7 b5 6.exd8N# (Olli Heimo)

1.f4 e5 2.Kf2 e4 3.Qe1 e3 4.Kf3 exd2 5.e3 Qh4 6.Be2 g5 7.fxg5 dxe1N# (Olli Heimo)

1.e4 d6 2.e5 Nd7 3.e6 Nb6 4.exf7 Kd7 5.Qh5 Ke6 6.Bc4 Kf6 7.Bb3 Qe8 8.fxe8N# (Olli Heimo)

1.d4 f6 2.d5 Kf7 3.d6 Kg6 4.dxe7 d6 5.Qd5 Qd7 6.exf8N# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.h4 d5 2.h5 Nd7 3.h6 Ndf6 4.hxg7 Kd7 5.Rh6 Ne8 6.gxf8N# (Peter Roesler(version) 1994)

1.e4 f5 2.e5 Nf6 3.exf6 e5 4.f7 Ke7 5.Qh5 g5 6.Qg6 Rg8 7.fxg8N# (Mario Richter)

1.e3 h5 2.Qxh5 b5 3.Qxb5 Rh5 4.h4 Rg5 5.h5 e6 6.h6 Ke7 7.h7 d6 8.hxg8N# (Olli Heimo)

1.h4 f6 2.h5 Kf7 3.h6 Qe8 4.hxg7 h5 5.e3 h4 6.Qg4 h3 7.gxh8N# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.1.2 Promoted to Bishop

1.b4 d6 2.b5 Bf5 3.b6 Bxc2 4.Qxc2 Kd7 5.Qf5 Kc6 6.d3 a6 7.Kd2 Ra7 8.bxa7 b6 9.a8B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.Nc3 a5 2.Nd5 a4 3.c3 a3 4.Qa4 axb2 5.Qxd7 Kxd7 6.Kd1 Rxa2 7.Kc2 Ra4 8.Kd3 Re4 9.Ra4 b1B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.b3 c5 2.Bb2 Qb6 3.Bd4 cxd4 4.e4 d3 5.Qf3 Qxf2 6.Kd1 dxc2 7.Kc1 Qxf1 8.Kb2 Qc4 9.Ka3 c1B# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.c3 d5 2.Qc2 Qd6 3.Qe4 dxe4 4.Kd1 e3 5.Kc2 exd2 6.e3 d1B# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 f6 2.d5 Kf7 3.d6 Kg6 4.dxe7 d5 5.e4 Qd6 6.e8B# (Norbert Geissler 1996)

1.g3 e5 2.Bh3 e4 3.Kf1 e3 4.Kg2 exf2 5.e3 Qf6 6.Qg4 f1B# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.Nf3 h5 2.Ne5 h4 3.f3 h3 4.Kf2 hxg2 5.h4 Rxh4 6.Qe1 Rg4 7.Rh8 g1B# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.h4 g5 2.Rh3 gxh4 3.Re3 h3 4.g3 h2 5.Bh3 d5 6.Kf1 Qd6 7.Kg2 Bxh3 8.Kf3 h1B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.c4 d6 2.c5 Bf5 3.c6 Bg6 4.cxb7 Kd7 5.Qb3 Kc6 6.Qb4 Qd7 7.bxa8B# (Mario Richter)

1.c3 a5 2.Qb3 a4 3.Kd1 axb3 4.a4 Rxa4 5.Ra2 bxa2 6.Kc2 Re4 7.Kd3 axb1B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.e3 b5 2.Ke2 b4 3.Kd3 b3 4.Qe2 bxc2 5.b4 g6 6.b5 Bg7 7.b6 Bxa1 8.b7 e5 9.bxc8N Qh4 10.Ne7 cxb1B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.d3 a5 2.Bg5 a4 3.Bxe7 a3 4.Bg5 axb2 5.Bc1 Qg5 6.Qd2 Qxg2 7.Qc3 Qxf1 8.Kd2 bxc1B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.d4 c5 2.Kd2 c4 3.Ke3 c3 4.Nd2 cxd2 5.c3 Qa5 6.Qa4 Qf5 7.Qc6 a5 8.a4 Ra7 9.Ra2 dxc1B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.d4 c5 2.d5 Nc6 3.dxc6 d6 4.c7 Kd7 5.Qd4 Kc6 6.Qa4 Kb6 7.cxd8B# (Mario Richter)

1.e3 d5 2.Ke2 d4 3.Kd3 Qd5 4.Be2 Qa5 5.Kc4 d3 6.Kb3 dxe2 7.c4 exd1B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.c4 a6 2.c5 a5 3.c6 a4 4.Qxa4 f6 5.cxd7 Kf7 6.Qc6 Qe8 7.dxe8B# (Richard Stanley)

1.d4 d6 2.d5 Be6 3.dxe6 Nc6 4.exf7 Kd7 5.Be3 Qe8 6.Kd2 Nd8 7.Kc1 Kc6 8.fxe8B# (Noam D. Elkies)

1.d4 g6 2.d5 Bh6 3.d6 Kf8 4.dxe7 Kg7 5.Qd6 Qf8 6.exf8B# (Goeran Forslund 1996)

1.h4 b6 2.h5 Ba6 3.h6 Bxe2 4.hxg7 Bf3 5.Qe2 e6 6.Qa6 Qf6 7.Qc8 Ke7 8.gxf8B# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 g5 2.Kd2 g4 3.Ke3 g3 4.Qd2 gxf2 5.g3 e6 6.Bg2 Qf6 7.Bxb7 Bxb7 8.Nf3 Bxf3 9.Rg1 fxg1B# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.e3 h5 2.Qxh5 a6 3.Qc5 Rh5 4.h4 Rg5 5.h5 f6 6.h6 Kf7 7.h7 Ke6 8.hxg8B# (Olli Heimo & Terho Marlo)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Nf6 3.exf6 Ba3 4.fxg7 Ke7 5.Qxd7 Kf6 6.Qg4 Qe7 7.gxh8B# (Mario Richter)

1.1.3 Promoted to Rook

1.c4 d5 2.Qb3 Bd7 3.Qh3 Bb5 4.cxb5 Qd6 5.b6 Nd7 6.bxa7 O-O-O 7.a8R# (Andrew Buchanan & Joost de Heer)

1.d4 c5 2.Bd2 cxd4 3.Ba5 Qxa5 4.Nc3 dxc3 5.Qd4 b6 6.Rd1 cxb2 7.Rd2 b1R# [pin mate] (Andrew Buchanan)

1.b4 d6 2.b5 Bf5 3.b6 Bxc2 4.bxc7 Bd3 5.Qa4 Qd7 6.c8R# [pin mate] (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.b4 e6 2.Ba3 Bc5 3.bxc5 Qf6 4.c6 Ne7 5.cxd7+ Kf8 6.d8R# (Richard Stanley 1996)

1.e4 d6 2.Qg4 Bf5 3.exf5 Qd7 4.f6 Kd8 5.fxe7 Kc8 6.e8R# [pin mate] (Noam D. Elkies)

1.g3 d6 2.Bg2 d5 3.Be4 dxe4 4.c3 e3 5.Qc2 exf2 6.Kd1 f1R# (Richard Stanley 1996)

1.e3 d5 2.Bd3 Bg4 3.Be4 dxe4 4.Nf3 exf3 5.h3 fxg2 6.Rh2 g1=R# (Francois Labelle)

1.h4 g5 2.hxg5 Bh6 3.Rxh6 Nxh6 4.g6 Rg8 5.gxh7 Rg3 6.a3 Ng4 7.h8R# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.c4 d5 2.c5 Qd6 3.c6 Bd7 4.cxb7 Ba4 5.Qxa4 Nd7 6.bxa8R# [pin mate] (Andrew Buchanan)

1.d3 c5 2.Qd2 Qa5 3.Qb4 cxb4 4.Be3 b3 5.Nd2 bxa2 6.Rb1 axb1R# [pin mate] (Joost de Heer)

1.d3 c5 2.Qd2 Qa5 3.Qb4 cxb4 4.Be3 b3 5.Nd2 bxc2 6.Rb1 cxb1R# [pin mate] (Andrew Buchanan & Joost de Heer)

1.a4 b6 2.a5 Bb7 3.a6 Qc8 4.axb7 a6 5.bxc8R# (Richard Stanley 1996)

1.e4 c6 2.e5 Qa5 3.e6 Kd8 4.exd7 e5 5.Qg4 Be7 6.dxc8R# (Christoph Fieberg 2002)

1.d4 g6 2.d5 Bg7 3.d6 Kf8 4.dxc7 d6 5.cxd8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 g6 2.d5 Bg7 3.d6 Be5 4.dxe7 d6 5.Qxd6 Be6 6.exd8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

Fewer captures: 1.d4 Na6 2.d5 Nc5 3.d6 Na4 4.dxe7 d5 5.Bg5 d4 6.exd8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.c4 e6 2.Qa4 Ba3 3.c5 Kf8 4.c6 Qe8 5.cxd7 c5 6.dxe8R# (Olli Heimo)

1.d4 e5 2.Qd3 Qh4 3.Bg5 e4 4.Nd2 e3 5.O-O-O exf2 6.Re1 fxe1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 g6 2.d5 Bg7 3.d6 Bxb2 4.dxe7 Bg7 5.Ba3 Bf8 6.exf8R# (Andrew Buchanan)

Fewer captures: 1.d4 Na6 2.d5 Nc5 3.d6 Na4 4.dxe7 c5 5.Qd6 Qb6 6.exf8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.f4 c6 2.f5 Qc7 3.f6 Kd8 4.fxg7 f6 5.gxf8R# (Noam D.
Elkies 2002)

1.f4 e5 2.Nf3 e4 3.Rg1 exf3 4.e4 Bc5 5.Be2 f2+ 6.Kf1 fxg1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.g4 h5 2.g5 Rh6 3.gxh6 g6 4.h7 Bh6 5.h3 Bg5 6.hxg8R# (Andrew Buchanan & Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g3 h5 2.Bh3 h4 3.Bg2 h3 4.Nf3 hxg2 5.Ne5 gxh1R# (Mario Richter)

1.1.4 Promoted to Queen

1.c4 d5 2.Qb3 Bd7 3.Qh3 Bb5 4.cxb5 Qd6 5.b6 Nd7 6.bxa7 O-O-O 7.a8Q# (Andrew Buchanan & Joost de Heer)

1.d4 c5 2.Bd2 cxd4 3.Ba5 Qxa5 4.Nc3 dxc3 5.Qd4 b6 6.Rd1 cxb2 7.Rd2 b1Q# [pin mate](Andrew Buchanan)

1.c4 d5 2.c5 Qd6 3.cxd6 Bd7 4.dxc7 Bc6 5.c8Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.e3 d5 2.Bc4 dxc4 3.Qf3 c3 4.Ke2 cxd2 5.c3 d1Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

Fewer captures: 1.e3 c5 2.Ba6 c4 3.d3 c3 4.Qd2 cxd2+ 5.Kf1 d1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 f6 2.d5 Kf7 3.d6 Kg6 4.dxe7 d5 5.e4 Qd6 6.e8Q# (Norbert Geissler 1996)

1.e3 g5 2.Bd3 g4 3.Be4 g3 4.Qg4 gxf2 5.Kd1 f1Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.e3 d5 2.Bd3 Bg4 3.Be4 dxe4 4.Nf3 exf3 5.h3 fxg2 6.Rh2 g1=Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.h4 g5 2.hxg5 Bh6 3.Rxh6 Nxh6 4.g6 Rg8 5.gxh7 Rg3 6.a3 Ng4 7.h8Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.c4 d5 2.c5 Qd6 3.c6 Bd7 4.cxb7 Ba4 5.Qxa4 Nd7 6.bxa8Q# [pin mate] (Andrew Buchanan)

1.d3 c5 2.Qd2 Qa5 3.Qb4 cxb4 4.Be3 b3 5.Nd2 bxa2 6.Rb1 axb1Q# [pin mate] (Joost de Heer)

1.d3 c5 2.Qd2 Qa5 3.Qb4 cxb4 4.Be3 b3 5.Nd2 bxc2 6.Rb1 cxb1Q# [pin mate] (Andrew Buchanan & Joost de Heer)

1.a4 c6 2.a5 Qc7 3.a6 Qf4 4.axb7 d6 5 bxc8Q# (Noam D. Elkies 2002)

1.e4 c6 2.e5 Qa5 3.e6 Kd8 4.exd7 e5 5.Qg4 Be7 6.dxc8Q# [Christoph Fieberg 2002]

1.e4 e6 2.e5 Bd6 3.exd6 Kf8 4.dxc7 d6 5.cxd8Q# (Gianni Donati 1996)

Fewrer captures: 1.b4 e5 2.b5 Ba3 3.b6 Kf8 4.bxc7 b5 5.cxd8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 g6 2.d5 Bg7 3.d6 Be5 4.dxe7 d6 5.Qxd6 Be6 6.exd8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

Fewer captures: 1.d4 Na6 2.d5 Nc5 3.d6 Na4 4.dxe7 d5 5.Bg5 d4 6.exd8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.c4 e6 2.Qa4 Ba3 3.c5 Kf8 4.c6 Qe8 5.cxd7 c5 6.dxe8Q# (Olli Heimo)

1.d3 e5 2.Bg5 e4 3.Kd2 e3 4.Kc1 exf2 5.Qe1 fxe1Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.d4 g6 2.d5 Bh6 3.d6 Kf8 4.dxe7 Kg7 5.Qd6 Qf8 6.exf8Q# [Goeran Forslund 1996]

1.h4 c6 2.h5 Qc7 3.h6 Kd8 4.hxg7 h6 5.gxf8Q# (Noam D. Elkies 2002)

1.f4 e5 2.Nf3 e4 3.Rg1 exf3 4.e4 Bc5 5.Be2 f2+ 6.Kf1 fxg1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.h4 g5 2.hxg5 Bg7 3.Rxh7 Kf8 4.Rxg7 Rh5 5.g6 Rd5 6.gxf7 e5 7.fxg8Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.g4 h5 2.g5 Rh6 3.gxh6 g6 4.h7 Bh6 5.h3 Bg5 6.hxg8Q# (Andrew Buchanan & Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g3 h5 2.Bh3 h4 3.Bg2 h3 4.Nf3 hxg2 5.Ne5 gxh1Q# (Mario Richter)

1.1.4a Promoted to Queen, whereas =R/=B is not a mate

1.c4 d5 2.c5 Qd6 3.cxd6 Bd7 4.dxc7 Bc6 5.c8Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.e3 d5 2.Bc4 dxc4 3.Qf3 c3 4.Ke2 cxd2 5.c3 d1Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

Fewer captures: 1.e3 c5 2.Ba6 c4 3.d3 c3 4.Qd2 cxd2+ 5.Kf1 d1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.e4 d5 2.Qe2 Bf5 3.exf5 Qd6 4.f6 Kd7 5.fxe7 f5 6.e8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 g5 2.Bd3 g4 3.Be4 g3 4.Qg4 gxf2 5.Kd1 f1Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.d3 Nh6 2.Bxh6 gxh6 3.f4 Bg7 4.f5 Bc3 5.bxc3 Rg8 6.f6 Rg7 7.fxg7 f6 8.g8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 h5 2.Ne2 h4 3.Ng3 hxg3 4.Be2 Rh3 5.O-O Nh6 6.Re1 gxh2 7.Kf1 Re3 8.g3 h1Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.a4 c6 2.a5 Qc7 3.a6 Qf4 4.axb7 d6 5.bxc8Q# (Noam D. Elkies 2002)

1.c3 e5 2.Qa4 e4 3.Kd1 e3 4.Qg4 exd2 5.a4 Ba3 6.b3 dxc1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.e4 e6 2.e5 Bd6 3.exd6 Kf8 4.dxc7 d6 5.cxd8Q# (Gianni Donati 1996)

Fewrer captures: 1.b4 e5 2.b5 Ba3 3.b6 Kf8 4.bxc7 b5 5.cxd8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 Na6 2.d5 Nc5 3.d6 Na4 4.dxe7 d5 5.Qxd5 c5 6.exd8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.d3 e5 2.Bg5 e4 3.Kd2 e3 4.Kc1 exf2 5.Qe1 fxe1Q# (Andrew Buchanan)

1.d4 Nf6 2.Bh6 g5 3.d5 Bg7 4.d6 Rf8 5.dxe7 Bh8 6.exf8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.h4 e6 2.h5 Qh4 3.h6 Kd8 4.hxg7 h6 5.gxf8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g3 h5 2.Bh3 h4 3.Be6 hxg3 4.h3 Rh4 5.Rh2 gxh2 6.f3 hxg1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.1.5 Promotion to Rook unique, whereas =Q# non-unique

1.b3 c5 2.Bb2 Qa5 3.Bd4 cxd4 4.Qc1 d3 5.Qa3 dxc2 6.Qxa5 c1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 h5 2.Qxh5 Rxh5 3.h4 Re5 4.h5 g6 5.h6 Bg7 6.hxg7 Nh6 7.d4 Nf5 8.g8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 h5 2.Qxh5 Rxh5 3.h4 Rg5 4.hxg5 Nh6 5.gxh6 g6 6.h7 Bh6 7.d4 Bg5 8.h8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.b3 c5 2.Ba3 Qa5 3.Bb4 Qxa2 4.Na3 c4 5.Qb1 cxb3 6.Qxa2 b2 7.Qe6 d5 8.Nc4 bxa1R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.a4 c6 2.a5 Qxa5 3.Rxa5 Kd8 4.Rc5 a5 5.b4 axb4 6.Ba3 bxa3 7.Qc1 a2 8.Qa3 Kc7 9.Qh3 axb1R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 c6 2.d5 Qb6 3.Qd4 Qxd4 4.dxc6 Qxb2 5.cxb7 Qb5 6.bxc8R# (Andrew Buchanan)

Fewer captures: 1.c4 b5 2.cxb5 c5 3.b6 c4 4.b7 Qb6 5.Qb3 Qxb3 6.bxc8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.g3 d5 2.Bg2 d4 3.Kf1 Qd5 4.Bxd5 d3 5.Bg2 dxc2 6.d3 cxd1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Bg4 3.Be5 d4 4.Bxc7 d3 5.Bxd8 dxe2 6.Bc7 exd1=R# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 h5 2.Qxh5 Rxh5 3.h4 Rf5 4.h5 g6 5.h6 Bg7 6.h7 Bf6 7.hxg8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 h5 2.Qxh5 Nh6 3.Qxh6 gxh6 4.g4 Bg7 5.g5 Bd4 6.g6 Bb6 7.g7 c5 8.gxh8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.1.6 Promotion to Queen unique, whereas =R# non-unique

1.b4 a5 2.Ba3 axb4 3.Qc1 Rxa3 4.Qxa3 b3 5.Qa5 bxc2 6.a3 c1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.g3 h5 2.Bh3 h4 3.Bg2 h3 4.Nf3 hxg2 5.Nd4 Rxh2 6.Rxh2 g1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 h5 2.Ne2 h4 3.Ng3 hxg3 4.Be2 Rxh2 5.Rxh2 gxh2 6.Kf1 h1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.a4 b5 2.axb5 c5 3.Ra5 Qxa5 4.b6 Qb4 5.b7 a5 6.bxc8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.h4 g5 2.hxg5 h6 3.Rxh6 Nxh6 4.gxh6 Bg7 5.hxg7 Na6 6.gxh8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.1.7 Promotion to Bishop unique, whereas =Q# non-unique

1.d3 a5 2.Bg5 a4 3.Bxe7 a3 4.Bg5 axb2 5.Bc1 Qg5 6.Qd2 Qxg2 7.Qc3 Qxf1 8.Kd2 bxc1B# (Andrew Buchanan) "invisible"

1.b3 d5 2.Bb2 Bd7 3.Bxg7 d4 4.c3 d3 5.Qc2 dxc2 6.Bxh8 c1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 c5 2.Qf3 c4 3.Qxb7 c3 4.Qxa8 Ba6 5.Be2 cxd2+ 6.Kf1 d1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 g5 2.Ba6 g4 3.Bxb7 g3 4.Bxa8 Ba6 5.Qg4 gxf2+ 6.Kd1 f1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.b4 a5 2.Ba3 axb4 3.Qc1 Rxa3 4.Nxa3 bxa3 5.Qb2 axb2 6.Kd1 bxa1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.a4 c5 2.a5 c4 3.a6 Qa5 4.axb7 Qxa1 5.bxc8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.b3 c5 2.Bb2 c4 3.Bxg7 c3 4.Bxh8 Bh6 5.Qc1 cxd2+ 6.Kd1 dxc1R# (Francois Labelle)

1.b4 g5 2.b5 Bg7 3.b6 Bxa1 4.bxc7 Bg7 5.Bb2 Kf8 6.cxd8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.f4 Nf6 2.f5 Ne4 3.f6 Nxd2 4.fxe7 Nb3 5.Bg5 Nxa1 6.exd8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 Nc6 2.d5 Nd4 3.d6 Nxe2 4.dxe7 Ng3 5.Qd6 Nxh1 6.exf8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.f4 c6 2.f5 Qb6 3.f6 Qxb2 4.fxg7 Qxa1 5.Ba3 e5 6.gxf8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.h4 d6 2.Rh3 Bxh3 3.gxh3 g5 4.Bg2 g4 5.Bxb7 gxh3 6.Bxa8 h2 7.Bh1 hxg1R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.h4 Nh6 2.h5 Nf5 3.h6 g6 4.Rh5 Bg7 5.hxg7 gxh5 6.gxh8R# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 b5 2.Bf4 b4 3.Bxc7 b3 4.Bxd8 bxa2 5.Bxe7 Bxe7 6.Qd3 Bg5 7.Nd2 Be3 8.O-O-O a1Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 d5 2.e5 Qd6 3.exd6 Bg4 4.dxc7 Bxd1 5.c8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 d5 2.Bc4 dxc4 3.Kf1 Qd3+ 4.cxd3 c3 5.Qb3 cxd2 6.Qa3 d1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Ba3 3.Qd6 cxd6 4.e6 Qc7 5.exf7+ Kd8 6.f8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.a4 d5 2.a5 Bg4 3.a6 Bxe2 4.axb7 Bxd1 5.Ba6 Qc8 6.bxc8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.c3 e5 2.Qa4 Qh4 3.Qxh4 e4 4.g4 e3 5.Bg2 exd2+ 6.Kf1 dxc1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 c5 2.d5 Nc6 3.dxc6 e5 4.Qd6 Bxd6 5.c7 Kf8 6.cxd8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.b3 d5 2.Ba3 d4 3.Bxe7 d3 4.Bxd8 dxe2 5.d4 Bg4 6.d5 exd1Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.e4 d5 2.Qg4 Bxg4 3.e5 Kd7 4.e6+ Kc8 5.exf7 Qe8 6.fxe8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 f6 3.Qd6 cxd6 4.exf6 Qc7 5.fxg7 Kd8 6.gxf8Q# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 h5 2.Qxh5 Rxh5 3.h4 Rg5 4.h5 g6 5.h6 Bg7 6.h7 Bh8 7.hxg8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.2 Double checkmates (plus discovered checkmates)

1.2.1 Ppromoted to Knight

1.d4 e6 2.d5 Qf6 3.d6 Ne7 4.dxc7 d5 5.Qxd5 Bd7 6.Qxb7 Nd5 7.Bd2 Ke7 8.Ba5 Be8 9.c8N# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 g6 2.d5 Bg7 3.d6 Kf8 4.Qd5 Bd4 5.Bg5 Kg7 6.Bxe7 Qf8 7.Bd8 Ne7 8.dxe7 Kf6 9.e8N# (Paul Raican 1996)

1.d4 f6 2.d5 Kf7 3.d6 Kg6 4.de d5 5.e4 Bf5 6.e5 Nd7 7.ef6 Rb8 8.f7 Ngf6 9.e8=Q Bc5 10.f8N# (Noam D. Elkies)

1.c4 e6 2.c5 Ke7 3.c6 Kd6 4.cxb7 c6 5.Qa4 Kc7 6.Qxa7 Bd6 7.bxa8N# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 f5 2.d5 Nf6 3.d6 Rg8 4.dxc7 d6 5.Qd4 Be6 6.Qxa7 Kd7 7.Qxb7 Ne8 8.cxb8N# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 d5 2.Bc4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Qd3 4.Rf1 Qxc2 5.Ke2 c3 6.Qe1 cxd2 7.Nc3 dxc1N# (Olli Heimo)

1.d4 b5 2.d5 Bb7 3.d6 Be4 4.dxe7 Bg6 5.e4 f6 6.Qxd7+ Kf7 7.exd8N# (Joerg Varnholt 1996)

1.e4 c6 2.e5 Qb6 3.e6 Kd8 4.exd7 e6 5.a3 Bxa3 6.Qf3 Ne7 7.Qxa3 Ng6 8.Qe7 Kc7 9.Ra6 Re8 10.dxe8N# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.h4 d5 2.h5 d4 3.h6 Qd5 4.hxg7 Qxg2 5.Rxh7 Qh1 6.Bh3 f6 7.Bd7+ Kf7 8.gxh8N# (Olli Heimo 1996)

1.2.2 Promoted to Bishop

1.c4 e6 2.c5 Ke7 3.c6 Kd6 4.cxb7 c6 5.Qa4 Kc7 6.Qxa7 Na6 7.b8B# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 f5 2.d5 Nf6 3.d6 Rg8 4.dxc7 d6 5.Qd4 Be6 6.Qxa7 Kd7 7.Qxb7 Ne8 8.c8B# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 d5 2.Bc4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Qd3 4.Rf1 Qxc2 5.Ke2 c3 6.Qe1 cxd2 7.Nc3 d1B# (Olli Heimo)

1.d4 h5 2.d5 Rh6 3.d6 Re6 4.dxe7 f6 5.Qxd7 Kf7 6.e8B# (Noam D. Elkies 1996)

1.e4 g6 2.e5 Bh6 3.e6 Kf8 4.exf7 e5 5.Qg4 Qe7 6.Qxd7 Qc5 7.Qe7 Kg7 8.f8B# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Nf6 3.exf6 h6 4.fxg7 f6 5.Qd3 Kf7 6.Qh7 Qe8 7.g8B# (Mario Richter)

1.2.3 Promoted to Rook

1.b4 c6 2.b5 Qa5 3.b6 Qxd2 4.Bxd2 d6 5.Ba5 Bg4 6.Qd4 Nd7 7.Qxg4 O-O-O 8.Qa4 Kb8 9.bxa7 Ka8 10.Bc7 Rb8 11.axb8R# (Hirokaz Onoda) [with 11.axb8B/N#, it's a discovered checkmate]

1.c4 d6 2.c5 Bh3 3.c6 Bxg2 4.cxb7 c5 5.Qa4 Bc6 6.Qxa7 Kd7 7.Bh3 Kc7 8.Bg4 Na6 9.h3 Rc8 10.bxc8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 c6 2.e5 Qc7 3.e6 Kd8 4.exd7 e5 5.Bc4 Bb4 6.Be6 Bxd2 7.Qxd2 Ne7 8.dxc8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.d5 Be7 3.d6 Bf6 4.dxc7 d5 5.Be3 Be6 6.Bb6 Kd7 7.Qd4 Kc8 8.Qc5 Nd7 9.cxd8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 b6 2.d5 Bb7 3.d6 Bf3 4.dxe7 d5 5.Qd3 d4 6.Qe4 d3 7.Bg5 dxc2 8.exd8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 c6 2.e5 Qc7 3.e6 Kd8 4.exd7 e5 5.Bb5 Bb4 6.Bxc6 Bxd2 7.Qxd2 Ne7 8.Kd1 Re8 9.dxe8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 c6 2.d5 Qb6 3.d6 Qxb2 4.dxe7 Qxc2 5.Ba3 Qxe2+ 6.Qxe2 Nf6 7.exf8R# (Olli Heimo 1996)

1.g4 b6 2.g5 Bb7 3.g6 Bxh1 4.gxh7 g5 5.f4 g4 6.f5 g3 7.f6 g2 8.fxe7 Qxe7 9.Kf2 Qg5 10.Kf3 gxf1=R# (Gianni Donati 1996)

1.e4 g6 2.e5 Bh6 3.e6 Kf8 4.exf7 e5 5.Qf3 Qg5 6.Qf6 Qf5 7.Bc4 Bf4 8.fxg8R# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.2.4 Promoted to Queen

1.c4 e6 2.c5 Ke7 3.c6 Kd6 4.cxb7 c6 5.Qa4 Kc7 6.Qxa7 Na6 7.b8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.b4 d6 2.b5 Bg4 3.b6 Bxe2 4.bxc7 Bxf1 5.Qf3 Kd7 6.Qxb7 Qe8 7.c8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 d5 2.Bc4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Qd3 4.Rf1 Qxc2 5.Ke2 c3 6.Qe1 cxd2 7.Nc3 d1Q# (Olli Heimo)

1.d4 h5 2.d5 Rh6 3.d6 Re6 4.dxe7 f6 5.Qxd7 Kf7 6.e8Q# (Noam D. Elkies 1996)

1.e4 g6 2.e5 Bh6 3.e6 Kf8 4.exf7 e5 5.Qg4 Qe7 6.Qxd7 Qc5 7.Qe7 Kg7 8.f8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Nf6 3.exf6 h6 4.fxg7 f6 5.Qd3 Kf7 6.Qh7 Qe8 7.g8Q# (Mario Richter)

1.b4 c6 2.b5 Qa5 3.b6 Qxd2 4.Bxd2 d6 5.Ba5 Bg4 6.Qd4 Nd7 7.Qxg4 O-O-O 8.Qa4 Kb8 9.bxa7 Ka8 10.Bc7 Rb8 11.axb8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.c4 d6 2.c5 Bh3 3.c6 Bxg2 4.cxb7 c5 5.Qa4 Bc6 6.Qxa7 Kd7 7.Bh3 Kc7 8.Bg4 Na6 9.h3 Rc8 10.bxc8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 c6 2.e5 Qc7 3.e6 Kd8 4.exd7 e5 5.Bc4 Bb4 6.Be6 Bxd2 7.Qxd2 Ne7 8.dxc8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.d5 Be7 3.d6 Bf6 4.dxc7 d5 5.Be3 Be6 6.Bb6 Kd7 7.Qd4 Kc8 8.Qc5 Nd7 9.cxd8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 b6 2.d5 Bb7 3.d6 Bf3 4.dxe7 d5 5.Qd3 d4 6.Qe4 d3 7.Bg5 dxc2 8.exd8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 c6 2.e5 Qc7 3.e6 Kd8 4.exd7 e5 5.Bb5 Bb4 6.Bxc6 Bxd2 7.Qxd2 Ne7 8.Kd1 Re8 9.dxe8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.h4 a5 2.h5 Ra6 3.h6 Rd6 4.hxg7 Rxd2 5.Rxh7 Rd6 6.Qd2 f5 7.Qh6 Kf7 8.gxf8Q# (Joerg Varnholt 1996)

1.g4 b6 2.g5 Bb7 3.g6 Bxh1 4.gxh7 g5 5.f4 g4 6.f5 g3 7.f6 g2 8.fxe7 Qxe7 9.Kf2 Qg5 10.Kf3 gxf1=Q# (Gianni Donati 1996)

1.e4 g6 2.e5 Bh6 3.e6 Kf8 4.exf7 e5 5.Qf3 Qg5 6.Qf6 Qf5 7.Bc4 Bf4 8.fxg8Q# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.3 Discovered check mates

Discovered checkmates which cannot be converted into a double-checkmate by the change of the very last move

1.e4 f5 2.e5 Nf6 3.exf6 e5 4.Qg4 Bd6 5.f7 Ke7 6.Qxg7 Re8 7.f8N# (Mario Richter)

2. Pawn to-the-7th rank mates

2.1 Category 1: b7#...b2# mate by pawn itself

1.c3 b5 2.Qa4 Bb7 3.Qxa7 Bd5 4.Qxc7 Nc6 5.Qxc6 Qc7 6.a4 0-0-0 7.a5 Kb8 8.a6 Qd6 9.a7# (Noam D. Elkies)

1.d4 c5 2.Qd3 Qa5 3.Nd2 Qxa2 4.Nb3 a5 5.Bd2 a4 6.O-O-O a3 7.Na1 Qe6 8.Kb1 Qe3 9.Rc1 a2# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.b4 d6 2.b5 Bh3 3.b6 Bxg2 4.Bxg2 Kd7 5.Bxb7 d5 6.Bc6+ Kc8 7.b7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 b5 2.Bh6 b4 3.Bxg7 b3 4.Bxh8 Bg7 5.Kd2 Bxb2 6.Bc3 Bxc3 7.Kc1 b2# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 c5 2.Bg5 c4 3.Bxe7 c3 4.Bd6 cxb2 5.c4 Qe7 6.c5 Kd8 7.c6 Qe8 8.c7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.c4 d6 2.c5 Bg4 3.c6 Bxe2 4.cxb7 Bd3 5.Qe2 c5 6.Kd1 c4 7.Qe1 c3 8.Be2 c2# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 c5 2.Bf4 Qb6 3.Bc7 d6 4.dxc5 Be6 5.cxd6 Bb3 6.c4 Nc6 7.d7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e6 2.d5 Qg5 3.d6 Qxc1 4.dxc7 d5 5.Nc3 d4 6.Nd5 d3 7.Ne7 d2# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 d5 2.Be2 dxe4 3.Bh5 Qd4 4.Qg4 Qxf2+ 5.Kd1 e3 6.Nf3 e2# (Noam D. Elkies)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Be7 3.Qd5 Bh4 4.Kd1 Qg5 5.Qxf7+ Kd8 6.e6 Nf6 7.e7# (Noam D. Elkies)

1.h4 g5 2.hxg5 f5 3.Rxh7 Nf6 4.gxf6 a6 5.f7# (Francois Labelle)

1.Nc3 d5 2.Ne4 dxe4 3.f4 Qd4 4.Nf3 exf3 5.f5 f2# (Francois Labelle)

1.g4 e6 2.g5 Ba3 3.g6 Bxb2 4.Bxb2 Ke7 5.Bxg7 Qe8 6.Bf6+ Kf8 7.g7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 g5 2.Ba6 g4 3.Bxb7 g3 4.Bxa8 Bb7 5.Ke2 Bxg2 6.Qe1 Bf3+ 7.Kf1 g2# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g4 h5 2.Bg2 hxg4 3.Bxb7 Rxh2 4.Nh3 gxh3 5.O-O Rxf2 6.Bxa8 Rxe2 7.Bh1 h2# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 h6 2.Bxh6 g5 3.h4 Bg7 4.h5 Be5 5.Bg7 Nf6 6.Bxf6 O-O 7.h6 Qe8 8.h7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

2.2 Category 2: b7#...b2# discovered checkmate

1.d4 g5 2.Bxg5 e6 3.Bxd8 Bc5 4.Bxc7 Ne7 5.Ba5 b6 6.dxc5 Kd8 7.cxb6 Re8 8.b7# (Gianni Donati)

1.d4 e5 2.Bd2 exd4 3.Bb4 Bxb4+ 4.c3 dxc3 5.Qd6 cxd6 6.Na3 c2# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 c5 2.Bf4 Qc7 3.Bxc7 Nf6 4.Bxb8 Kd8 5.Be5 d6 6.dxc5 Kc7 7.cxd6+ Kb8 8.d7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.Bxf7+ Kf8 4.Bxg8 Qg5 5.Bb3 d5 6.exd5 Be6 7.dxe6 Kg8 8.e7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g3 d5 2.Bg2 Bf5 3.Be4 dxe4 4.f4 Qd5 5.Nf3 exf3 6.O-O Be4 7.Kh1 f2# (Roberto Osorio)

1.e4 g5 2.Qh5 g4 3.Nh3 gxh3 4.g4 Bg7 5.g5 Be5 6.g6 f6 7.g7# (Noam D. Elkies)

2.3 Category 3: bxc7#...bxc2# mate by pawn itself

1.c4 d5 2.Qb3 Qd6 3.Qxb7 Nd7 4.Qa6 Bb7 5.b4 O-O-O 6.b5 Kb8 7.b6 Ba8 8.bxa7# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.d4 c5 2.d5 Qb6 3.Qd4 Qxb2 4.Nd2 Qa3 5.Bb2 b5 6.O-O-O b4 7.Kb1 b3 8.Ba1 bxa2# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.a4 d6 2.a5 Bh3 3.a6 Bxg2 4.Bxg2 Kd7 5.Bc6+ Kc8 6.axb7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 a5 2.Bh6 a4 3.Bxg7 a3 4.Bh6 Bg7 5.Kd2 Bc3 6.Kc1 axb2# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e6 2.d5 Qe7 3.d6 Kd8 4.Qd5 Qe8 5.Qc6 Ne7 6.dxc7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 d6 2.e5 Bh3 3.Qg4 Bxg2 4.Qc8 Nd7 5.e6 Rb8 6.exd7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.d5 Qe7 3.d6 Kd8 4.Qd5 Qe8 5.Qxf7 Be7 6.Qf8 Nf6 7.dxe7# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.e4 c5 2.e5 c4 3.e6 c3 4.Bc4 Nc6 5.exf7# (Norbert Geissler, 1996)

1.h4 g5 2.hxg5 f5 3.Rxh7 Nh6 4.g6 Nf7 5.gxf7# (Christoph Fieberg, 2002)

1.h4 e6 2.h5 Ba3 3.h6 Bxb2 4.Bxb2 Kf8 5.Bf6 Qe8 6.hxg7# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 h5 2.Ba6 h4 3.Bxb7 h3 4.Ba6 Bb7 5.Kf1 Bf3 6.Qe1 hxg2# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.h4 e6 2.h5 Ba3 3.bxa3 Ne7 4.Bb2 Ng6 5.Bxg7 Qf6 6.hxg6 Qb2 7.Bf6 O-O 8.gxh7# (Andrey Frolkin)

Fewer captures:

1.e4 e5 2.Qg4 Ne7 3.Qxg7 Nec6 4.Qh6 Bg7 5.g4 O-O 6.g5 Bh8 7.g6 Qg5 8.gxh7# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.d3 e5 2.Bh6 Qg5 3.e3 Qxg2 4.Ne2 Qh3 5.Bg2 g5 6.O-O g4 7.Bxb7 g3 8.Bh1 gxh2# (Nicolas Dupont)

2.4 Category 4: bxc7#...bxc2# double checkmate

1.e4 b5 2.Bxb5 Nc6 3.Bxc6 dxc6 4.b4 Bf5 5.b5 Bxe4 6.b6 Bxc2 7.d3 Kd7 8.Be3 Kc8 9.Nd2 Kb8 10.Rb1 Qc8 11.bxa7# (Andrey Frolkin)

Fewer captures: 1.b4 e5 2.b5 Qg5 3.b6 Qe3 4.dxe3 Ba3 5.Qd5 d6 6.Qxb7 Nd7 7.Qa6 Bb7 8.Nxa3 O-O-O 9.Rb1 Kb8 10.Rb2 Ba8 11.bxa7# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.e4 c5 2.Qh5 c4 3.Bxc4 d6 4.Ba6 Bg4 5.c4 Kd7 6.c5 Kc8 7.c6 Nd7 8.Qc5 Rb8 9.cxb7# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.Nc3 d5 2.Nxd5 Qd7 3.Nf6 Kd8 4.Nxh7 Rxh7 5.d4 Rxh2 6.d5 h4 7.d6 Rc4 8.Bf4 Qe8 9.dxc7# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.e3 d5 2.Qf3 d4 3.Qxb7 dxe3 4.Qb6 axb6 5.a4 Rxa4 6.Nc3 Re4 7.Nd1 exd2# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 d5 3.Qxd5 Be6 4.Qe4 Bxa2 5.e6 Bb3 6.Ra5 Nd7 7.Rd5 Rb8 8.exd7# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.d4 e5 2.Qd3 exd4 3.Qxh7 d3 4.Qxg8 Rh5 5.Qxg7 Rd5 6.Qf6 Qxf6 7.Kd1 Qxf2 8.Nf3 dxe2# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.c4 d5 2.cxd5 Qd6 3.Qa4 Kd8 4.Qd4 Qxh2 5.d6 Qh4 6.Rh3 Nf6 7.Re3 Ne8 8.dxe7# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 d5 3.Qxd5 Be6 4.Qe4 Bxa2 5.e6 Bb3 6.Ra5 Nd7 7.Rf5 Rb8 8.exf7# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.d3 h6 2.Bxh6 Nf6 3.Bxg7 Ng4 4.Bc3 Bg7 5.h4 O-O 6.h5 Kh8 7.h6 Rg8 8.hxg7# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.e4 e5 2.Qg4 Ne7 3.Qxg7 Nec6 4.Qh6 Bg7 5.g4 O-O 6.g5 Bh8 6.g6 Qg5 7.Be2 Qxg1 8.Rxg1 Rd8 9.gxh7# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.e4 e5 2.Ne2 Qg5 3.Nec3 Qxg2 4.Na4 Qh3 5.Bg2 g5 6.O-O g4 7.Bh1 g3 8.Qg4 Be7 9.Qxg8 Rxg8 10.Rd1 gxh2# (Nicolas Dupont)

3. Pawn to-the-6th rank mates

3.1 Category 1: b6#...b3# mate by pawn itself

1.b3 a5 2.Bb2 a4 3.Bxg7 Bxg7 4.Nc3 Bxc3 5.Qb1 Nf6 6.Kd1 O-O 7.Kc1 Bxd2+ 8.Kb2 a3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.a4 b6 2.a5 Ba6 3.Ra4 Bxe2 4.Qxe2 Na6 5.Qxa6 Qb8 6.Bb5 Kd8 7.Qc8 Kxc8 8.Bxd7 Kb7 9.a6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.a4 b5 2.a5 b4 3.a6 Bxa6 4.c3 Qc8 5.Qa4 Qb7 6.Kd1 Bxe2+ 7.Kc2 a6 8.Qa5 b3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1. e3 h5 2. Qxh5 a5 3. Qxa5 Nf6 4. Qxc7 Nh7 5. Qxc8 Qxc8 6. b4 Qc7 7. b5 Qg3 8. hxg3 Kd8 9. Rh4 Kc7 10. Rb4 Kb6 11. Rb2 Ka7 12. b6# (Alexander Kisljak, 1993)

1.Na3 d5 2.Nc4 dxc4 3.d4 Qxd4 4.b4 Qxf2+ 5.Kd2 Qg3 6.b5 c3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 Na6 2.Be3 Nc5 3.dxc5 d6 4.Qd5 Be6 5.Qxb7 Kd7 6.Qxa8 Qe8 7.c6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e6 2.d5 Qf6 3.Qd4 Ke7 4.Qxa7 b6 5.Qxc7 Bb7 6.Qxb8 Bc6 7.d6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 d5 2.Ne2 d4 3.Nec3 Qd5 4.Ke2 Kd7 5.Qe1 Kd6 6.Nd1 Bd7 7.c3 d3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1. e4 d6 2. e5 Bh3 3. Qg4 f6 4. Bb5+ Kf7 5. e6# (Francois Labelle)

1. d4 e5 2. Bg5 e4 3. Bh4 Qg5 4. f3 Bb4+ 5. Kf2 e3# (Francois Labelle)

1.Nf3 f5 2.Ne5 f4 3.Nxd7 Qxd7 4.e3 Qb5 5.Bd3 Bh3 6.Ke2 Bxg2 7.Re1 f3# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.f4 e6 2.f5 Ba3 3.bxa3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Ne4 5.Bxg7 Nxd2 6.Qxd2 Ke7 7.Kd1 Re8 8.f6# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.h4 g5 2.h5 g4 3.h6 Bxh6 4.f3 Bf4 5.Kf2 h5 6.Qe1 g3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 d6 2.Qh5 Be6 3.Qxh7 f6 4.g4 Kf7 5.g5 Qe8 6.g6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g3 h5 2.Bg2 h4 3.Bxb7 Bxb7 4.Nf3 Bxf3 5.Kf1 Bxe2+ 6.Kg2 Rh5 7.Qg1 h3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.h4 g6 2.h5 Bg7 3.Rh4 Bxb2 4.Bxb2 Nf6 5.Bxf6 Kf8 6.Bxe7 Kg7 7.Nh3 Qg8 8.h6# (Nicolas Dupont)

3.2 Category 2: b6#...b3# discovered checkmate

1.e3 c5 2.Bb5 c4 3.Bxd7+ Bxd7 4.d4 Bb5 5.d5 Qxd5 6.Ke2 Kd7 7.Qe1 c3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.c3 e6 2.c4 Bb4 3.c5 Bxd2 4.Bxd2 d5 5.Bb4 d4 6.Qxd4 Ke7 7.Kd2 Qe8 8.c6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.b3 d5 2.Ba3 d4 3.Bxe7 Qxe7 4.e4 Qxe4 5.Ne2 Bc5 6.f3 Ne7 7.Kf2 O-O 8.Ng3 d3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g3 e5 2.Bh3 e4 3.Bxd7+ Bxd7 4.Nh3 Bc6 5.O-O Qxd2 6.Kh1 Qxe2 7.Bf4 Qxf2 8.Qc1 e3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 h5 2.Bh6 gxh6 3.f4 Bg7 4.f5 Bxb2 5.d4 Kf8 6.Qd3 Kg7 7.Kd2 Kh7 8.f6# (Nicolas Dupont)

1.g3 f5 2.Bh3 f4 3.Bxd7+ Bxd7 4.h3 Bxh3 5.g4 Bxg4 6.Kf1 Qd6 7.Kg2 Kd7 8.Kh2 f3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.f4 g5 2.f5 g4 3.f6 exf6 4.Kf2 Bc5 5.Kg3 Bb6 6.h4 c5 7.h5 Qc7 8.Kh4 Qf4 9.a4 d6 10.a5 g3# (Nicolas Dupont)

[pin mate]

1.e3 f6 2.Qg4 Kf7 3.Qxd7 Qe8 4.Qxc7 Be6 5.d4 Bxa2 6.d5 Bxb1 7.Bc4 Bxc2 8.Ne2 Bg6 9.d6# (Andrey Frolkin)

[double-pin mate]

1.e4 f5 2.Qg4 f4 3.Qxd7 Kf7 4.Qxc7 Qd5 5.d4 Qxa2 6.Nd2 Qb1 7.Ra5 Nd7 8.Rf5 Ndf6 9.d5 h5 10.Bc4 Rh6 11.Ne2 Rg6 12.O-O Qxc1 13.Qd7 Qa1 14.d6# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.f3 e5 2.Kf2 e4 3.fxe4 Qg5 4.Nf3 Qxd2 5.Ne1 Qxc2 6.Qd4 d5 7.Qxa7 Nd7 8.Qb8 Rxa2 9.Be3 Ra3 10.Ba7 Rg3 11.hxg3 d4 12.Rh6 Bc5 13.Rb6 h5 14.Ra3 Rh6 15.Rf3 Rf6 16.Nc3 d3# (Paul Raican)

3.3 Category 3: bxc6#...bxc3# mate by pawn itself

1.d4 c5 2.dxc5 Qb6 3.Qd6 Kd8 4.Qxe7+ Kc7 5.Qf6 a6 6.cxb6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 c6 3.Qd5 Qb6 4.Kd1 Kd8 5.Bg5+ Kc7 6.Kc1 Bd6 7.exd6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 d5 2.Qh5 Be6 3.Qh6 f5 4.c4 Kf7 5.cxd5 Qe8 6.dxe6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g3 d5 2.Bh3 d4 3.Kf1 d3 4.Kg2 dxe2 5.d4 e1=R 6.Qf3 g5 7.Qf6 g4 8.Nf3 gxh3# (Nicolas Dupont)

3.4 Category 4: bxc6#...bxc3# discovered checkmate (with/without en passant)

1.d4 e6 2.d5 Qg5 3.Qd4 Qxg2 4.Bxg2 Ke7 5.Bg5 Kd6 6.f4 Nc6 7.dxc6# (Nicolas Dupont)

1. d4 a5 2. Qd3 Ra6 3. Qg3 Rf6 4. Be3 Rf3 5. exf3 g6 6. Ne2 Bh6 7. Nc1 Bg5 8. Be2 Nh6 9. 0-0 0-0 10. Rd1 Kg7 11. Rd3 Kf6 12. Ra3 Ke6 13. b3 Kd5 14. c4+ Kc6 15. Nc3 Kb6 16. d5+ c5 17. dxc6+ Ka6 18. c5+ b5 19. cxb6# e.p. (Andrey Frolkin, 1987)

1. h4 d5 2. Rh3 Kd7 3. Rb3 Kd6 4. Rxb7 Bh3 5. Rxb8 Qc8 6. Rxc8 Rb8 7. e3 Rb3 8. Be2 Ra3 9. b4 e6 10. Bxa3 Be7 11. Qc1 Bg5 12. Qb2 Bh6 13. b5+ c5 14. bxc6# e.p. (Alexander Kisljak, 1993)

1.e4 e5 2.Qg4 Be7 3.Qxd7+ Qxd7 4.f3 f5 5.Kf2 Qd4+ 6.Kg3 Qf2+ 7.Kh3 f4+ 8.g4 fxg3# e.p. (Unto Heinonen, 1996)

1. a4 e5 2. Ra3 Ke7 3. Rg3 Ke6 4. Rxg7 Ba3 5. Rxg8 d6 6. Rf8 Rg8 7. c4 Rg3 8. Nc3 Rxc3 9. g4 Rxc1 10. Bh3 Rc3 11. Kf1 Rb3 12. Kg2 Rb6 13. Qf1 Ra6 14. g5+ f5 15. gxf6# e.p. (Alexander Kisljak, 1993)

3.5 Category 5: bxc6#...bxc3# double checkmate (with/without en passant)

1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Rg8 3.e6 dxe6 4.d4 Qd6 5.d5 Qxh2 6.g3 Qh4 7.Bg2 Qa4 8.Rh5 Kd7 9.Re5 Ne8 10.dxe6# (Andrey Frolkin)

1.d3 a5 2.Bf4 a4 3.Bd6 exd6 4.Kd2 Qg5 5.Kc3 Qc1 6.Kb4 Qxc2 7.Ka3 d5 8.b4 axb3# e.p.(Hirokaz Onoda & Ulrich Ring)

1.a4 d6 2.a5 Bf5 3.Ra4 Bd3 4.exd3 Kd7 5.Qg4 Kc6 6.Qc8 Kb5 7.Qb8 Ka6 8.d4+ b5 9.axb6# e.p. (Ulrich Ring, 1996)

1.d4 a5 2.Bg5 a4 3.Bxe7 Qxe7 4.Kd2 Qxe2 5.Kc3 Ne7 6.Kb4 Qxd1 7.Nc3 Qxc2 8.Re1 d5 9.Rxe7 Kxe7 10.Ka3 Ke8 11.b4 axb3# e.p. (Klaus Kiesow, 2004)

1.a4 d5 2.a5 d4 3.a6 d3 4.axb7 Qd4 5.Ra6 Qc3 6.bxc3 f5 7.Ba3 f4 8.Bxe7 Nxe7 9.Rh6 Ng6 10.g3 Bc5 11.Bh3 0-0 12.Bg4 Rf6 13.Nh3 Nf8 14.0-0 g6 15.Kg2 Kg7 16.Kf3 Bxb7+ 17.e4 fxe3# e.p. (Rustam Ubaidullaev, 2002)

1.c3 f6 2.Qa4 Kf7 3.Qxd7 Kg6 4.Qxe7 Kh6 5.Qf7 Ne7 6.h4 Nbc6 7.h5 Na5 8.d3+ g5 9.hxg6# e.p. (Richard Stanley, 1996)

1.f4 e5 2.Kf2 Qh4+ 3.Kf3 Qf2+ 4.Kg4 h5+ 5.Kh3 h4 6.e4 d5+ 7.g4 hxg3# e.p. (Gerd Wilts & Norbert Geissler, 1996)

4. Pawn to-the-5th-rank mates

4.1 Category 1: c5#...c4# mate by pawn itself

1.e4 Na6 2.e5 Nc5 3.e6 dxe6 4.a4 Kd7 5.Ra2 Kc6 6.Qf3 Kb6 7.a5# (Roberto Osorio)

1.b4 d6 2.Bb2 Kd7 3.Bd4 Kc6 4.Nc3 Qd7 5.b5# (Christoph Fieberg, 2002)

1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Ke7 3.Bd5 Kd6 4.c4 Be7 5.Qc2 Qf8 6.c5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 d6 2.Qd2 Kd7 3.Qa5 Kc6 4.c3 Qd7 5.d5# (Christoph Fieberg, 2002)

1.e4 e6 2.Qh5 Ke7 3.Nf3 Kf6 4.Rg1 Ne7 5.e5# (Christoph Fieberg, 2002)

f5# (vacant)

1.g4 e6 2.Bg2 Ke7 3.Be4 Kf6 4.Nf3 Be7 5.g5# (Christoph Fieberg, 2002)

1.h4 e6 2.Rh3 Ke7 3.Rd3 Kf6 4.Rd5 Kg6 5.d3 Qf6 6.h5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 a5 2.Bg5 Ra6 3.Be7 Qxe7 4.Kd2 Kd8 5.Kc3 Qc5 6.Kb3 a4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1. e4 b5 2. Ke2 Bb7 3. Kd3 Bd5 4. Kc3 Nc6 5. Bd3 b4# (Francois Labelle)

1. f4 c5 2. Kf2 Qb6 3. Ke3 Qe6+ 4. Kd3 Nc6 5. Nc3 c4# (Francois Labelle)

1. d3 d5 2. Kd2 Qd7 3. Ke3 Qg4 4. Bd2 d4# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 e5 2.Ke2 Qh4 3.Kf3 f6 4.Be2 e4# (Richard Stanley, 1996)

1. e4 d5 2. Ke2 Qd6 3. Kf3 Qh6 4. Kg3 f5 5. Nf3 f4# (Francois Labelle)

1. e4 e6 2. Ke2 Qh4 3. Kf3 g5 4. Be2 Bh6 5. Qf1 g4# (Francois Labelle)

1. e4 d5 2. Ke2 Qd6 3. Kf3 Qf6+ 4. Kg3 h5 5. Qf3 h4# (Francois Labelle)

4.2 Category 2: c5#...c4# discovered checkmate

1.b4 d5 2.Ba3 Bd7 3.Qc1 Bc6 4.Qb2 Kd7 5.Qxg7 e5 6.Qxe5 Be7 7.Qf5 Kd6 8.b5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 e5 2.Bc4 Bd6 3.Bb3 Ke7 4.c4 Ke6 5.Qh5 Qe7 6.Qg5 h5 7.c5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.c4 d5 2.c5 Be6 3.c6 Nxc6 4.d3 Nb4 5.Kd2 c5 6.Kc3 Qa5 7.Kb3 d4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 c5 2.Be3 c4 3.Kd2 c3 4.Nxc3 d6 5.Nb5 Kd7 6.c4 Kc6 7.Qa4 Kb6 8.d5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 d5 2.Qh5 Bh3 3.Qxd5 Bxg2 4.Qa5 Kd7 5.Bxg2 Kc6 6.Kf1 Nd7 7.e5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.Bh6 Qh4 3.Bxg7 Qxd4 4.Bxh8 Qa4 5.Kd2 Bg7 6.Kc3 Bxh8 7.Nd2 e4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 f6 2.Bb5 f5 3.Bxd7 Qxd7 4.a4 Qxa4 5.g4 Qxg4 6.Kf1 Qxd1 7.Kg2 Qxg1 8.Kh3 Qg5 9.Rf1 f4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g4 b6 2.Bh3 Ba6 3.Kf1 Bxe2 4.Qxe2 b5 5.Qxb5 f5 6.Qxf5 d5 7.Qf4 Kd7 8.Kg2 Ke6 9.g5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.b3 g5 2.Ba3 Bh6 3.Bxe7 Qxe7 4.b4 Qxb4 5.f4 Qxf4 6.d4 Qf5 7.Kd2 Kf8 8.Ke3 g4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

4.3 Category 3: bxc5#...bxc4# mate by pawn itself

1.b4 d6 2.Bb2 Bg4 3.Bc3 Bxe2 4.Qxe2 Kd7 5.Kd1 Kc6 6.Qc4 Kb6 7.Bd3 Nc6 8.Ne2 Na5 9.bxa5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.a4 d6 2.Ra3 Bd7 3.Rg3 Bb5 4.e3 Kd7 5.Qg4 Kc6 6.Qd4 Qd7 7.axb5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Bc5 3.Bd4 Ke7 4.c3 Kd6 5.Qc2 Ne7 6.Qe4 Re8 7.bxc5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e6 2.Qd2 Bc5 3.Kd1 Ke7 4.Qg5 Kd6 5.f4 Nc6 6.dxc5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.c4 Nf6 2.Qa4 Nd5 3.Qa5 d6 4.Kd1 Kd7 5.Kc2 Kc6 6.Kd3 Nd7 7.cxd5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1. d4 e5 2. Bf4 Ke7 3. e3 Kf6 4. Qg4 Ne7 5. dxe5# (Francois Labelle)

1. e4 f5 2. Qf3 Kf7 3. Bc4+ Kg6 4. d3 Nf6 5. exf5# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 d6 2.Qg4 Bf5 3.Qd4 Kd7 4.g4 Ke6 5.Bh3 Qd7 6.gxf5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.f4 e6 2.Kf2 Bb4 3.Kf3 Bxd2 4.Qxd2 Qg5 5.Qd3 Ke7 6.Qxh7 Kf6 7.Qe4 Ne7 8.fxg5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.h4 e6 2.Rh3 Bb4 3.Ra3 Bxd2 4.Qxd2 Qg5 5.Qd3 Ke7 6.Qxh7 Kf6 7.Qe4 Ne7 8.hxg5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.g4 e6 2.Bg2 Bb4 3.Bf3 Bxd2 4.Qxd2 Ke7 5.Kd1 Kf6 6.Qf4 Kg6 7.Be3 Nf6 8.Kc1 Nh5 9.gxh5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1. e3 d5 2. Bc4 Qd7 3. Ke2 Qg4+ 4. Kd3 Nd7 5. Nc3 dxc4# (Francois Labelle)

1. d4 e5 2. Kd2 Qg5+ 3. Kd3 Qxc1 4. c4 Qxd1+ 5. Kc3 exd4# (Francois Labelle)

1. e4 d5 2. Ke2 Bf5 3. Kf3 e6 4. Be2 Qg5 5. Qf1 dxe4# (Francois Labelle)

1. d3 e5 2. Bf4 Qe7 3. Kd2 Qb4+ 4. Ke3 Bd6 5. Nf3 exf4# (Francois Labelle)

1. d3 e5 2. Bf4 Qg5 3. Kd2 Qxg2 4. Ke3 g5 5. Nd2 gxf4# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 f5 2.Bb5 Kf7 3.Bxd7 Qxd7 4.Qg4 Qd6 5.Ke2 Qxh2 6.Kf3 Qe5 7.Ne2 fxg4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 h5 2.Bb5 Rh6 3.Bxd7 Qxd7 4.Qg4 Qd6 5.Ke2 Qxh2 6.Kf3 Qe5 7.Ne2 hxg4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

4.4 Category 4: bxc5#...bxc4# discovered checkmate

[Still no games]

4.5 Category 5: bxc5#...bxc4# double checkmate

1.e3 a5 2.Bb5 Ra6 3.Bxd7 Kxd7 4.Ke2 Kd6 5.Kd3 Kc5 6.Kc3 Qxd2 7.Kb3 Qxc1 8.Ka3 Qxb1 9.b4 axb4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.c4 e6 2.Qa4 Bb4 3.Qa5 Bxd2 4.Nxd2 d5 5.Ndf3 Bd7 6.Bf4 Bb5 7.O-O-O Kd7 8.Kb1 Kc6 9.Rc1 Nd7 10.cxb5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.b3 d5 2.Ba3 Be6 3.Bxe7 Nxe7 4.e4 Nf5 5.Bc4 Bb4 6.Ke2 O-O 7.Kd3 Re8 8.Ne2 dxc4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 b6 2.Be3 Bb7 3.Qd2 Bxg2 4.Bg2 e5 5.Be4 Bc5 6.Bxh7 Ke7 7.Bf5 Kd6 8.Bxd7 Ne7 9.dxc5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 c5 2.Qd3 Qb6 3.Qxh7 Kd8 4.Qd3 Rh6 5.Kd2 Rc6 6.Kc3 g6 7.Bd2 cxd4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.c4 d5 2.Qb3 Qd6 3.Kd1 Qxh2 4.Kc2 Qd6 5.Rh3 Kd7 6.Rc3 Kc6 7.g3 Bd7 8.cxd5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.Qd3 Bc5 3.Qxh7 d6 4.Qd3 Rh6 5.Kd2 Re6 6.Ke3 Qf6 7.Bd2 exd4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 d5 2.Bc4 Qd6 3.d3 Qxh2 4.Bd2 Qd6 5.Rh3 Kd7 6.Re3 Ke6 7.Qf3 Bd7 8.exd5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e5 2.Bf4 Bc5 3.e3 Ke7 4.Bb5 Kd6 5.Bxd7 Ne7 6.dxe5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 d5 2.Bc4 Bf5 3.Ke2 e6 4.Kd3 Bb4 5.Ne2 Bxd2 6.Re1 dxe4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 g6 2.Bd3 Bg7 3.Qe2 Bxb2 4.Bxb2 d5 5.Bd4 Bf5 6.Bxa7 Kd7 7.Bc5 Ke6 8.Bxe7 Nd7 9.exf5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 h5 2.Bb5 Rh6 3.Bxd7 Qxd7 4.Ke2 Qxd2 5.Kf3 Qxc2 6.Kg3 Qxb2 7.Qg4 Qe5 8.Kh3 hxg4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.f4 e6 2.Kf2 Qh4 3.Kf3 Qxh2 4.Kg4 Qh5 5.Rxh5 Be7 6.Ra5 Bg5 7.Kh5 Ke7 8.g4 Kf6 9.Bh3 Ne7 10.Qf1 Rf8 11.fxg5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.b3 g5 2.Ba3 Bg7 3.Bxe7 Qxe7 4.Nf3 Qe4 5.Nh4 Ne7 5.f3 Rg8 7.Kf2 Bd4 8.Kg3 Bg1 9.h3 gxh4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

5. Pawn to-the-4th-rank mates

5.1 Category 1: a4#...a5# single checkmate by pawn

1.d4 d6 2.Kd2 Qd7 3.Kc3 Qh3 4.Kb4 Bd7 5.c4 a5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 c6 2.Kd2 Qa5 3.Kd3 Qa3 4.Kc4 b5# (Richard Stanley 2002)

1.e4 d6 2.Bb5 Qd7 3.Ke2 Qxb5 4.Ke3 Qb3 5.Kd4 c5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 d6 2.Qf3 Kd7 3.Qa3 Kc6 4.d3 Kb5 5.Be3 c6 6.c4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 c6 2.Kd2 Qa5 3.Kd3 Qa3 4.Kc4 d5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 e6 2.Qd2 Ke7 3.Qc3 Kd6 4.Bf4 Kd5 5.e4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e3 d6 2.Ke2 Qd7 3.Kd3 Qc6 4.Kd4 Bd7 5.Bd3 e5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 e6 2.Kd2 Qg5 3.Kd3 Qg3 4.Ke4 f5# (Richard Stanley 2002)

1.e3 f5 2.Qf3 Kf7 3.Bc4 Kf6 4.Qc6 Ke5 5.f4# (Noam D. Elkies 2002)

1.d4 d5 2.Kd2 Qd6 3.Ke3 Qa3 4.Kf4 f6 5.b4 g5# (Francois Labelle)

1.e3 e6 2.Qg4 Ke7 3.Be2 Kf6 4.Qxe6 Kg5 5.h4# (Noam D. Elkies 2002)

1.f3 e6 2.Kf2 Qe7 3.Kg3 Qd6 4.Kg4 Be7 5.h3 h5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

5.2 Category 2: bxa4#...bxa5# single checkmate by pawn

[Still no games.]

5.3 Category 3: c4#...c5# discovered checkmate

captureless: 1.a4 c6 2.Ra3 Qa5 3.Re3 Kd8 4.Re6 Kc7 5.e3 Kb6 6.Bc4 Kc5 7.Ba2 b6 8.b3 Kd5 9.b4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.d3 d6 2.Kd2 Bd7 3.Kc3 Ba4 4.Kb4 b5 5.Ka5 c5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.d3 d6 2.Nd2 Kd7 3.Ndf3 Kc6 4.Bd2 Kb5 5.Rc1 Ka4 6.c4# (Noam D. Elkies, 2002)

captureless: 1.d3 e5 2.Kd2 Qh4 3.Ke3 Qg3 4.Ke4 Nf6 5.Kf5 d5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.f4 d6 2.Kf2 Bg4 3.Kg3 f5 4.Kh4 Kf7 5.Kg5 e5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.e3 e6 2.Ke2 Be7 3.Kf3 Kf8 4.Kg4 Qe8 5.Kh5 Bd8 6.g4 f5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 h6 2.Bxh6 e6 3.Bc1 Rh4 4.Kd2 Rd4 5.e4 Qh4 6.Ke3 Qh8 7.Kf4 Kd8 8.Ke5 g5# (Roberto Osorio)

captureless: 1.h4 a5 2.Rh3 Ra6 3.Rd3 Re6 4.Rd6 f6 5.d3 Kf7 6.Bf4 Kg6 7.Bh2 Kf5 8.g3 Ke5 9.g4# (Hirokaz Onoda)

5.4 Category 4: bxc4#...bxc5# discovered checkmate

1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Nh5 3.Bxe7 f6 4.Bc5 d6 5.Kd2 Bf5 6.Kc3 Qd7 7.Kc4 Bd3 8.Kd5 dxc5# (Hirokaz Onoda)

5.5 Category 5: bxc4#...bxc5# double checkmate

1.e4 g5 2.Qh5 g4 3.Qxh7 f5 4.Qxh8 Kf7 5.h3 Kg6 6.Qg7+ Kh5 7.hxg4# (Ulrich Ring)

6. Pawn to-the-3rd-rank mates

6.1 Category 1: c3#...c6# mate by pawn itself

captureless: 1.d3 e6 2.Kd2 Qe7 3.Kc3 Qa3 4.Kc4 d5 5.Kb5 a6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.d3 d6 2.Qd2 Kd7 3.Qa5 Kc6 4.Qa6+ Kc5 5.Be3+ Kb4 6.a3# (Christoph Fieberg 2002)

captureless: 1.d3 d6 2.Kd2 Qd7 3.Kc3 Qe6 4.Kb4 Qb3 5.Ka5 b6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.d3 e6 2.Kd2 Qe7 3.Kc3 Qa3 4.Kc4 d5 5.Kb5 c6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.a4 d6 2.Ra3 Kd7 3.Rd3 Kc6 4.Na3 Kc5 5.Rd5+ Kb4 6.c3# (Christoph Fieberg 2002)

captureless: 1.f3 c6 2.Kf2 Qc7 3.Ke3 Kd8 4.Kd4 Qf4 5.Kc5 d6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.d3 h5 2.Kd2 h4 3.Ke3 h3 4.Kf4 Rh4 5.Kg5 e6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.e3 d6 2.Ke2 Qd7 3.Kf3 Qh3 4.Kf4 e5 5.Kg5 f6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.e3 e6 2.Ke2 e5 3.Kf3 e4+ 4.Kg4 d5+ 5.Kh5 g6# (Noam D. Elkies 1996)

captureless: 1.e3 d6 2.Ke2 Qd7 3.Kf3 Qh3 4.Kf4 e5 5.Kg5 h6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 e6 2.Qh5 Ke7 3.Qxh7 Kf6 4.e5+ Kg5 5.d3+ Kg4 6.h3# (Christoph Fieberg 2002)

6.2 Category 2: c3#...c6# discovered checkmate

captureless: 1.d3 d5 2.Kd2 Bd7 3.Kc3 Bb5 4.Kb4 e6 5.Ka5 c6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.d3 e5 2.Kd2 Qh4 3.Ke3 Qg3 4.Ke4 Nf6 5.Kf5 d6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.f4 d6 2.Kf2 Bg4 3.Kg3 f5 4.Kh4 Kf7 5.Kg5 e6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

captureless: 1.h4 e6 2.Rh3 Ke7 3.Re3 Kf6 4.g3 Kf5 5.Re5+ Kg4 6.e3# (Noam D. Elkies 2002)

captureless: 1.d3 f6 2.Bd2 Kf7 3.Qc1 Kg6 4.Kd1 Kh5 5.Be1 Kh4 6.Qd2 h5 7.f3# (Hirokaz Onoda)

6.3 Category 3: bxc3#...bxc6# mate by pawn itself

1.e3 e6 2.Ba6 Qe7 3.Ke2 Kd8 4.Kd3 Qa3 5.Kc4 d5 6.Kb5 bxa6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d3 d6 2.Bh6 Qd7 3.Kd2 Kd8 4.Ke3 Qh3 5.Kf4 e5 6.Kg5 gxh6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

6.4 Category 4: bxc3#...bxc6# discovered checkmate

[Still no games]

6.5 Category 5: bxc3#...bxc6# double checkmate

1.d3 d6 2.Kd2 Qd7 3.Kc3 Qe6 4.Kb4 Qb3 5.Ka5 Be6 6.Be3 Kd7 7.Bb6 axb6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Kd7 3 Bxc7 Kc6 4.Bd6 Kb5 5.e4+ Ka4 6.Bd3 Qb6 7.Ne2 Qb3 8.axb3# (Noam D. Elkies)

1.a4 e5 2.a5 Bb4 3.Ra4 Bc3 4.Rh4 Ke7 5.e4 Kd6 6.Be2 Kc5 7.b4+ Kd4 8.dxc3# (Noam D. Elkies)

1.e3 c6 2.Ke2 Qc7 3.Kf3 Kd8 4.Kg4 Qg3 5.Kh5 Kc7 6.Qg4 Kd6 7.Qg6 hxg6# (Hirokaz Onoda)

1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Ke7 3.Bb3 Kf6 4.Qf3+ Kg5 5.Qf5+ Kh4 6.f4 Qg5 7.Kf2 Qg3+ 8.hxg3# (Noam D. Elkies)

1.d3 d5 2.Bh6 Qd6 3.Kd2 Qxh2 4.Ke3 Qh3 5.Kf4 Nf6 6.Kg5 Rg8 7.f4 gxh6# (Hirokaz Onoda)