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What is the best opening move to checkmate?

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Just-playing-chess12

I want to get better at chess

Lordpotato999

e4

develop you're knights first, bishops second and castle third and you should be good

Just-playing-chess12

What do you mean could you explain more?

Lordpotato999

you play the pawn in front of the king (e4 is a coordinate on the board). This is the best first move for beginners in my opinion as it is simple to understand what to do. You then should take you're knights and put them towards the middle (not on the sides that makes them weak and bad) The bishops are gonna go wherever you want really as long as you're opponent can't take them. You then must castle when you've moved you're pieces out of the way to assure the security of you're king. This should work the majority of the time.

Just-playing-chess12

Thank you for the advice

Lordpotato999

try watching youtube videos its how i improved when i was you're level

Just-playing-chess12

Ok

Aycivil

I saw some of your games, stick with 1. e4, and don't get your queen out early, doing the 4 move checkmate stunts development, and puts you in a bad position if your opponents know what you are doing.

Try watching youtube videos by GothamChess, with the playlist, "How to Lose at Chess" it shows very bad players, and what you can do to improve instead of playing those bad moves.
Just-playing-chess12

ok thank you for the advice

asto0239
chessisnewtome12 wrote:

I want to get better at chess

Just-playing-chess12

Why is this the best?

MARattigan

Sorry. There is no opening move to checkmate.

Just-playing-chess12

Ok

spacecatchess2007

none