Famous Checkmates:
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Chess Endgame Guide - Teaser - Famous CheckmatesThese Quick Chess Games aren't just good for filling a web page or passing time ...

Beginners can study the moves made, learning to spot early opportunities as shown by the victorious sides in these examples, and take valuable lessons from the mistakes made by the losers of these swift matches.

Famous Checkmates Index

The following Famous Checkmate examples are sorted by fewest moves to victory ...
  1. Fool's Mate
    Famous Checkmates - Teaser - Fool's Mate. Wins in: 2 Moves.

    Checkmate Win by: Black.

  2. Scholar's Mate
    Famous Checkmates - Teaser - Scholars Mate. Wins in: 4 Moves.

    Checkmate Win by: White.

  3. Smothered Mate (King's Pawn)
    Famous Checkmates - Teaser - Smothered Mate - Kings Pawn. Wins in: 4 Moves.

    Checkmate Win by: Black.

  4. Hippopotamus Mate
    Famous Checkmates - Teaser - Hippopotamus Mate. Wins in: 6 Moves.

    Checkmate Win by: Black.

  5. Blackburne Shilling Mate
    Famous Checkmates - Teaser - Blackburne Shilling Mate. Wins in: 7 Moves.

    Checkmate Win by: Black.

  6. Legall's Mate
    Famous Checkmates - Teaser - Legalls Mate. Wins in: 7 Moves.

    Checkmate Win by: White.

  7. Smothered Mate (Queen's Pawn)
    Famous Checkmates - Teaser - Smothered Mate - Queens Pawn. Wins in: 8 Moves.

    Checkmate Win by: Black.

  8. Sea Cadet Mate
    Famous Checkmates - Teaser - Sea Cadet Mate. Wins in: 10 Moves.

    Checkmate Win by: White.



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