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I loved all of the videos in this series and have noticed they get much more interesting and difficult to solve near the end. I find this mate, Boden's, to be one of the most pleasing mates in all of my chess! On that note, here's a quick puzzle from a game that I just played after watching all 5 videos in this series tonight:
Glad to see you on chess.com Great series!
On Saturday July 18, 2015 I watched this video and enjoyed it. Thank you!
whit next move : B2C3 !!!what is uR plane ???!!!
Very instructive video! I recommend this series for everyone.
@miroku19 1st one is called Boden's mate, 2nd one Blackburne's mate.
Great video once you turn the sound off and just watch the arrows.
I'm having a difficult time hearing the names of the mating patterns.
At 10:50, doesn't the bisschop on F4 prevent black from castling?
Thanks so much for this. I'm a beginner and never really understood the power of the bishops together. This is a great video and I will definitely look for these patterns in my own games.
I just watched your first two videos in this series and I must say for the first time after watching a video on chess.com, I feel like my playing has improved tremendously. It's beautiful art when you make the queen sacrifices in the first two series to create a mate. I will watch the next three videos tonight before I play live chess again. I think these videos are the best kept secret on chess.com. Thanks !!
Once again, a most instructive video. It is so important to thoroughly understand mating patterns I order to develop a plan.
Audio is horrible. Sounds like Star Wars sound effects.
Great lesson, very poor sound as mentioned by several chess.com members. Please record the sound again (since the complaints are over 4 years old now).
Another great video. Deflections can be so tricky to see. I love watching these videos over and over. Great job.
superrrrrrrr it helped me a lot
thomasrankin1984: The Bishop is the one the delivers the mate the queen is just a sacrifice to clear the way
I dont understand in the why it is check-mate in the second example, because i thought the queen could be taken by the pawn in g7? can someone help me understand this?
by FM Ingvar Johannesson
FM Ingvar Johnannesson presents Intermediate Checkmate Patterns for those ready to move past beginner knowledge of checkmate scenarios and on to the next step. Johannesson brings real game scenarios featuring beautiful sacrifices appropriate for different mating patterns.
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