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Checkmate Pattern for Chess Beginners

Xiao Cheng, Chess Teacher off the hours

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11 Videos (32m)
    • Course Intro

      0:38
    • Fool's Mate

      2:29
    • Scholar's Mate

      3:52
    • Tougher Fool's Mate

      5:10
    • Anastasia Mate

      3:33
    • Back Rank Mate

      3:23
    • Lolli Mate

      3:31
    • Damiano Mate

      3:54
    • Smothered Mate

      4:43
    • Course Exercise

      0:33
    • Conclusion

      0:17

About This Class

In this quick class, we will study famous checkmate patterns in chess. You will learn new checkmate patterns and apply them in future games!

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Students will showcase a new checkmate pattern by writing a basic description, and then provide a puzzle for others to solve using this pattern.

This class is geared towards anyone who knows the basic chess rules and want to work on the next steps of their chess progression. If you know the three tasks below, you’re ready to dive in!

  • How to setup the chessboard and pieces
  • How do chess pieces move
  • What is check and checkmate

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Xiao Cheng

Chess Teacher off the hours

I'm FIDE Master (FM) Xiao, and I played chess since I was 4 years old. Now I teach chess. My goal is to help completely new players to reach the level of US Chess Rating 1000. In other words, help beginners get excited to learn and study chess!

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