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We all like an easy, quick endgame checkmate. But every now and then, you get a unique checkmate.
Post a game showing off one of your favorite checkmates:
(This one is from a game of chess960)
Here's a puzzle I made for the kids at an NCC Chess Camp:
I honestly can't see how one could get a checkmate in only a few moves here... lol
This is one of my favorite patterns. It shows up in the Gurgenidze Modern and also the Taimanov Sicilian when White castles short and plays f4.
Here's another pattern that I like, because of the repeated rook sacrifices on the same square.
I like the ones with the knights.
This is not what happened in the game. It wouuld have if he played Qxd5.
Here's a real easy classic trap I use against patzers/amateurs, though it usually only works once or twice.
Classic. Btw does this have a name?
Here is the game:
It would suck to be black here.
Actually something similar happened to me in a game, but in a Na5 Two Knights line, I was black and won
NICE! Neverunderestimate the power of the pawn! lol
I wonder what black's reaction was.
This is a great checkmate, skip to the end, and you will see that no matter what White does, Black will play Qxg4+ Qxg4 Be7#, or Be7# directly
plotsin that is wrong cuz he could of just taken ur knight so free knight nice one
I know that, like I said, it usually doesn't happen that easily, but if you playing someone who just started then it's usually easy to pull off, not in that sequence of moves, but usually something like that with a queen and knight
This is a good one, in a 1 min game:
"2nd Gashimov Memorial, Round 3 | Host: GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko"
Ebony Pieces Cracking
by ROBB_CHESS 3 minutes ago
by DeDutchKiller 5 minutes ago
4/19/2015 - Mate in 3
by sdtmcn 7 minutes ago
by BECockrell 12 minutes ago
Мagnus Carlsen: "I No Longer Drink Orange Juice"
by DrCheckevertim 16 minutes ago
by chyss 17 minutes ago
Gashimov Memorial 2015
by VeeDeeVee 19 minutes ago
For Sale-Fantastic Deal For Someone !
by ROBB_CHESS 22 minutes ago
Post your favorite opening trap here!
by hosseinidarush 32 minutes ago
sometimes I suck other times am good why is that?
by now_and_zen 35 minutes ago
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