Pedro Damiano (in Portuguese, Pedro Damião; Damiano is the Italian form, much like the Latin Damianus) was a Portuguese apothecary (pharmacist) who lived from 1470 to 1544. A native of Odemira, he was generally considered the world's strongest ... | Read More
Trying to land a fork on the weakest point in the black position, f7, is an all too common tactic. In the Two Knights Defense however, white had best be aware of black's counterattacking idea, since there is a silent and deadly strike as early as ... | Read More
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5|0 I lost
1|0This is the first smothered mate i have given ( hmm once the blackburne's trap worked so it's second time), maybe it's not the best but any smothered is funny.
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I forget the name of this smothered mate sequence, if I have the wrong name, I apologize, but it is very rare for me to see this in my games. I was yelling in joy when I stumbled upon it. It makes up for 400 blunders that I make each day.
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NOTE: This review is part of a three part series reviewing the Forward Chess app for chess ebooks, this book, and Mating the Castled King by GM Danny Gormally.
Forward Chess Review
Mating the Castled King Review
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