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Это урок для новичков,видящих шахматы второй раз в жизни.
Thank you for this great video! 👍
how do i watch beyond the intro?
As the progression to checkmate advances, we may see a repetition of moves from the opponent's king but we would not see a repetition of positions so this doesn't matter, as we are moving to different positions each time.
N+B checkmate can be hard to understand?!
See: Majnu2006 on YouTube.
You will know this mate in 20 minutes or less?!
Great video: FM Liu
Nice Liu, thanks for sharing your wonderful talent. It's very helpful your tips ;)
Posting approximate times for my own reference
00:00 R+K vs K
13:49 B+B+K vs K
23:53 B+N+K vs K
Great lesson, a lot better than to get asleep above a book!!thank you Master!
this is not exactly a beginner checkmate because in some games people fAIL TO DELIVER CHECKMATE WITH KNIGHT AND BISHOP VS KINGOR BISHOP AND BISHOP VS KING. ROOK VS KING IS A BEGINNER LESSON
by FM Elliott Liu
By popular request from our members, we are introducing more videos designed to cover the basics of chess principles and patterns. FIDE Master Elliot Liu gets us started by displaying the very simple, yet very important, Big 3 of Basic Checkmate Patterns: king and rook vs. king; king and two bishops vs. king; and finally the infamously difficult king, knight and bishop vs. king. These patterns are a must in the development of any chess master.
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Related: Article: Beginner Mating Patterns - 1
Article: Beginner Mating Patterns - 2
Article: Beginner Mating Patterns Redux - 3
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FM Elliott Liu
April 25 is actually "Elliott Liu Day" in San Diego County! The young FIDE Master from San Diego earned that special distinction by winning the 2005 U.S. Cadet Championship, 2006 Pan-American Games U18, 2 IM norms, and playing in one U.S. Championship and three World Youth Championships. The 19-year old is just completing his freshman year at Stanford University.
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