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Epaulette mate is a type of checkmate where the King is mated on an open file, from which he can't escape, because two of his possible moves are blocked by pieces of the same color. It usually involves the king on the back rank trapped between two rooks of the same color.[1]

  • Rautenberg Nurnberg
  • Kramstov Waxberg
  • Coultas Stenhouse
  • Morphy Amateur
  • Albin Berstein
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  1. Anastasia mate
  2. https://www.chess.com/forum/view/general/epaulette-mate
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