8 Mating patterns with a pawn

8.1 Tutorial

The pawn is not a strong piece but if the opposing king is cramped for space it too can deliver mate. As a rule, for that to happen the pawn must be far advanced. Advancing a pawn, however, is always a good way to attack since it can weaken the opposing pawn shield.

8.2 Exercises

Move directly on the board to input a solution. Either click first on the start square and then on the target square. Or click on the piece, hold on to it, move it tot he target square and let go of it. The button ‘Left arrow’ takes back the move.
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