Chess Pattern # 3 This technique is explained in ebook Fundamental Chess Patterns and Encyclopedia of Chess Patterns
Morphy's Mate, is a checkmate pattern inspired by a game in which it did not occur. Named after American master Paul Morphy, uses a bishop and rook together to trap the enemy king,
in a manner similar to Pillsbury's Mate. How these two patterns are distinguished is not clear.
It works by using the bishop to attack the black king and a rook and Black's own pawn to confine it.
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