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      • | Jul 23, 2014
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    • Fork Checkmate

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      • manolopr5
      • | Jul 18, 2014
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    • Cheeky checkmate!

      My cousin came to me earlier today bragging about this checkmate he got a few years ago at a tournament he played in while he was still in high school. I just thought I'd show it off here because I found it pretty cheeky especially for his rating ... | Read More

      • Thoth33
      • | Jul 17, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »

  • Fool's Mate

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    Fool's mate, also known as the "two-move checkmate," is the quickest possible checkmate in the game of chess. One example consists of the moves leading to the position shown... There are eight slight variations on the pattern — White might p... Read More »

  • tablebase

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    An endgame tablebase is a computerized database that contains precalculated exhaustive analysis of a chess endgame position. It is typically used by a computer chess engine during play, or by a human or computer that is retrospectively anal... Read More »

  • Double Attacks

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    The double attack is a tactic. There are many different types of double attack. One of the types of double attacks is the fork. Another is the disovered attack.         One of the two variations of the discovered attack is the discov... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »