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Some basic mating patterns everyone should know. (Part 2)
Greco's First Mate
Greco's Second Mate
Lolli's First Mate
Lolli's Second Mate
First Back Rank Mate
Second Back Rank Mate
Thanks for sharing! :)
Thnk u BaT GirL
from very first position queen at f3 and knight at e5 both are in threat in greco's 2nd mate...
want more of this collections
Initial positions for grecco's second mate seems arranged for convenience.....
Thanks for all the cool mates!!!!
Very nice. I was searching for Gueridon's Mate and finally found it here. Thanks!
For a classic chess puzzle, see p.10 of "Prime Curios!" (www.primecurios.com).
Very wonderful..! Thank you, batgirl for all this knowledge..! YOU ROCK!
"@ greco's m8: I simply don't get 4 f5?"
Without an escape square, Black will be mated in 1 (Qh7 or Qh8). 4.f6 blocks in Black's own Queen, so 4.f5 is more logical since it also allows 3 pieces to use the f6 square. It Black's only reply to extend the game a few more moves.
"How can I get a download?"
I'm not sure there's a way to download, but if you click on the bottom left corner of each board on the button "FEN/PGN," the pgn with the fen position appears and can be copied and pasted into notepad and saved as a pgn, or pasted into winboard or any other application that allows it, and saved in that manner.
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