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Patterns in chess ...

Patterns in chess ...

FLchessplayer
Jan 16, 2013, 9:02 AM 3

See this game:

http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=435859970.
(It ends in a smothered mate.)

Nothing special about it. However, I wanted to point out - especially for beginners and lower-rated players - that knowledge of the pre-existing patterns will help you win more chess games.

I have added a lot of good stuff over the years to this website, he has a very useful page of the basic mating patterns.

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