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Simple checkmates

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Checkmate (Chess)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.J. Gillam ; [with a foreword by Sunil Weeramantry].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1450.7 .G54 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 233 p. :
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL827070M
    ISBN 10034540307X
    LC Control Number95096126
    OCLC/WorldCa34695899

    It then leads the student through a whole range of advanced strategies, including piece development, pawn structure, and attacking the castled king. Note: Once again, think twice before exchanging that fianchetto bishop! Two bishop checkmate It was once said that a pair of bishops on an open position is twice as strong as these bishops far away from each other. This position is known as the "Fool's Mate".

    Black's pieces, on the other hand, display a much superior example of teamwork. White sets up the trap and Black falls into it! What is the follow-up? Queen now check mates King on h4

    Black to move White checks with Qg3 and black moves Bishop in between on g7 Now white can checkmate with Knight taking the Queen on e7 due to the White Bishop cover the field h7. Ra8 delivering checkmate in one. Recommended by chess coaches the world over, it presents a wide range of specific chess positions and asks the reader to find the next move or series of moves that lead to checkmate - with two diagrams per page and the answers spelled out underneath. Qe2 just sets up a pin against Black's e-pawn, making the intended followup The limited mobility of the pawn makes this kind of checkmate somewhat rare, but they are known to happen when the enemy king is restricted in his movements.


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Simple checkmates book

Search for:. Black can force a quick resolution. About this product Product Information Chess might seem a complex and mysterious game, but the ultimate goal is simple: checkmate.

Suffocation mate Another Knight mate where the King gets suffocated by own pieces. With this strange move Black sets up the trap Note: You should be always aware of the back rank threats even when no immediate checkmate is available, the position can change very rapidly and therefore it is a good practice to create an escape window in the endgame where major pieces are present.

Black have several threats. Learning how to use our pieces together to corner the enemy king is a fundamental skill that all chess-players must constantly practise, sharpen and develop.

Mastery: Attacking

Ra8 delivering checkmate in one. This mate also often occurs in more complex positions with other pawns and pieces present on the board. Black to move Rxg3 and Bishop checks King by a discover check Not much white can do and it's check mate after white moves Rook to e Learning how to use our pieces together to corner the enemy king is a fundamental skill that all chess-players must constantly practise, sharpen and develop.

However after King takes Queen comes the Rook and make a checkmate Re8 Fundamental Checkmates, provides the ambitious student with the chess knowledge require to move up the USCF mark. Qe2 appears, but one finds a few GMs giving it a go: Ivan RadulovOleg NikolenkoJoe Gallagher against as strong an opponent as IM Tibor Karolyieven some guy named Alekhine though, admittedly, only in a consultation game against a team of four amateurs.

Else you can play 1. Queen and Bishop pin checkmate Queen works great in pair with a bishop.

Books by A.J. Gillam

Queen checkmates The queen is the most deadly of the pieces for performing a checkmate - at close range, the queen can trap the enemy king at the side of the board and cover all his escape squares by herself. How will you conclude the game? This book will do that and more.

Basic Checkmates: Checkmate patterns

You need to setup position similar to the one on the diagram and declare a mate: 1.Mar 18,  · The Chess Kid's Book of Checkmate [David MacEnulty, Bruce Pandolfini] on hildebrandsguld.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The latest in the McKay Chess Library for Kids Checkmate is the ultimate goal of chess.

In The Chess Kid’s Book of Checkmate/5(7). Both challenging and fun, these great one- and two-move checkmates are perfect for children and beginning players.

This great book for beginning players and even children presents easy one and two move checkmates that are not only challenging and lots of fun but great training hildebrandsguld.comed on: January 09, A.J. Gillam has 14 books on Goodreads with 60 ratings.

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