Each month, a set of mating positions will be published for you to solve. This month, we will start with some easy one’s, they are all checkmate in one. How hard can that be?
All the following are check mate in one, these should be easy to spot. The key is to look at each pattern, and understand what elements make up the checkmate.
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This example is a checkmate in 4 for White, and involves the Queen and Bishop working together. Can you spot the checkmate? If not, then do not worry. Let us try and break it down.
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Look at the following games, all of the games show a checkmate by the Queen. Look at the patterns, can you see why they are checkmate? Continue reading “Queen Checkmate Patterns”
The first basic checkmate that juniors should learn is the King and Queen versus King checkmate. It is easy to remember, so long as the rules are followed.
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