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Is it possible too have a faster check mate then the fools mate there gotta be one
Google 'fools mate'.
Click first link.
Read first sentence.
If your opponent walks out for a smoke and then sees a pretty girl and goes for a nice cup of coffee while still leaving the clock ticking then you can win in zero moves (assuming he/she is white).
This is the fastest possible:
(Which is the fool's mate, yes)
Nice, epaulette mate in 3 moves
There are seven more variations as short, all ending with the same move by Black.
Wrong again Scott- there is actually a one move checkmate.
Thank you for your sarcasm now back to subject is there a three move check mate
Note: "..faster way to checkmate..." (Post 1).
yeah, the pretty woman variation. But strictly speaking, that's not a check-mate.
It's some other mating combination.
The three move mate is why the Parham pwns.
800 rated players...
Although the fools mate is rare even among beginers, it's idea can be seem in other situations. For instance:
If you think of Fools Mate as a basic pattern, there are many examples from games that go beyond two moves.
Several years earlier, a rated player made the same error.
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