is there a faster check mate then the fools mate

rick1234573

Is it possible too have a faster check mate then the fools mate there gotta be one

Scottrf

Google 'fools mate'.

Click first link.

Read first sentence.

/end thread

wishiwonthatone

If your opponent walks out for a smoke and then sees a pretty girl and goes for a nice cup of coffee while still leaving the clock ticking then you can win in zero moves (assuming he/she is white).

jtd200

This is the fastest possible:



jtd200

(Which is the fool's mate, yes)

chessblood
Scottrf

Nice, epaulette mate in 3 moves Cool

Ziryab
jtd200 wrote:

This is the fastest possible:

 



There are seven more variations as short, all ending with the same move by Black.

rick1234573
Franken_Berry wrote:

Wrong again Scott- there is actually a one move checkmate.

Thank you for your sarcasm now back to subject is there a three move check mate

VULPES_VULPES
wishiwonthatone wrote:

If your opponent walks out for a smoke and then sees a pretty girl and goes for a nice cup of coffee while still leaving the clock ticking then you can win in zero moves (assuming he/she is white).

Note: "..faster way to checkmate..." (Post 1).

chessblood
cookiemonster161140 wrote:
VULPES_VULPES wrote:
wishiwonthatone wrote:

If your opponent walks out for a smoke and then sees a pretty girl and goes for a nice cup of coffee while still leaving the clock ticking then you can win in zero moves (assuming he/she is white).

Note: "..faster way to checkmate..." (Post 1).

yeah, the pretty woman variation. But strictly speaking, that's not a check-mate.

It's some other mating combination.

+1 lol

The_Gavinator

The three move mate is why the Parham pwns.

Scottrf
The_Gavinator wrote:

The three move mate is why the Parham pwns.

800 rated players...

II-Oliveira

Although the fools mate is rare even among beginers, it's idea can be seem in other situations. For instance:

Ziryab

If you think of Fools Mate as a basic pattern, there are many examples from games that go beyond two moves.

Several years earlier, a rated player made the same error.