A Knight-pawn-pawn Combination Checkmate

This server-based correspondence chess game which began in late February ended on Easter Sunday when I checkmated the Black King with a Knight-pawn-pawn combination. This may be the first time I’ve won a game with this particular mating combination.

The position of pieces at game’s end and our full move record:

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1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 f6 3. g3 h6 4. Bg2 Nd7 5. O-O b6 6. Re1 Bb7 7. Nbd2 g5 8. Kh1 e5 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Nxe5 fxe5 11. e4 d4 12. Qh5+ Kd7 13. Qf7+ Ne7 14. Bh3+ Kc6 15. Qe6+ Qd6 16. Qc4+ Qc5 17. b4 Qxc4 18. Nxc4 Bg7 19. Ba3 b5 20. Nd2 Rad8 21. Bc1 Kb6 22. a4 Rhf8 23. Kg2 Nc6 24. a5+ Ka6 25. Ba3 d3 26. Nb3 d2 27. Nc5#
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