is there a faster check mate then the fools mate

  • #1

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

  • #2

    Google 'fools mate'.

    Click first link.

    Read first sentence.

    /end thread

  • #3

    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).

  • #4

    This is the fastest possible:



  • #5

    (Which is the fool's mate, yes)

  • #6
  • #7

    Nice, epaulette mate in 3 moves Cool

  • #8
    jtd200 wrote:

    This is the fastest possible:

     



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

  • #9
    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

  • #10
    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).

  • #11
    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

  • #12

    The three move mate is why the Parham pwns.

  • #13
    The_Gavinator wrote:

    The three move mate is why the Parham pwns.

    800 rated players...

  • #14

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

  • #15

    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.




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