11035 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
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.
The most underrated openings
by Reb a few minutes ago
3/27/2015 - A.W.Fox vs Bauer, 1901
by NomadicKnight 4 minutes ago
1000 Worst Things To Do While Playing Chess
by fltsrymy 4 minutes ago
Sicilian opening trap
by PeskyGnat 6 minutes ago
Free Chess Engine recommendation?
by Ziryab 7 minutes ago
Science or Art ?
by long_quach 9 minutes ago
3/26/2015 - Who Needs Her?
by NomadicKnight 9 minutes ago
by rodney1290 11 minutes ago
The Rook's Ghost on b1 and b8
by 211-Steel 12 minutes ago
Own Game PGN Files
by MikeZeggelaar 14 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!