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Mate in 3
A list of checkmate patterns:
I have to say I'm amazed (and amused) at all these names people give to mates. Such things have never mattered to me. Kind of reminds me of all those silly lists of groupings of animals and their (alleged) names...pods and so forth.
I feel the same way about openings.
Opponent after the game: I see you've chosen to play the HyperAccentuated line in the Gorbachov Reverse Defense.
Me: I just wanted to move the horsey toward the middle.
Naming convensions make discussion far easier
If the openings didn't have names it would be hard to talk about them. You'd have to give the moves. You can relate this to it. Also it is easier to keep the patterns in mind this way IMO.
5/27/2015 - Condemned
by garynews39 a few minutes ago
Bobby Fischer or Magnus Carlsen
by power_2_the_people a few minutes ago
Do we really need weighted pieces? and so many sets?
by Gomer_Pyle a few minutes ago
Sicilian defense, how did i do?
by wrathss 3 minutes ago
another set from CB. review
by loubalch 3 minutes ago
My road from 1200 to 2100 in less than 2 years
by seanysean3 6 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer Lacked Creativity ?....How Dare Me !
by premio53 7 minutes ago
The scariest game I ever played.
by seanysean3 12 minutes ago
DGT E-boards - worth the money?
by majorspuds 16 minutes ago
Fair play warning?
by baddogno 18 minutes ago
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