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Top 5 Classical Checkmates Every Player Must Know E-mail
Written by Yury Markushin   
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 00:00

top 5 checkmates Today we will cover the 5 classical checkmates that any practical chess player must know. This is a continuation of the previously written article that covers 13 typical checkmates. You will learn about Anastasia’s mate, Arabian mate, Corridor’s mate, Reti’s mate and the Smothered mate. After going over these mating themes you will be able to easily apply them in your own games.

1. Anastasia's Mate

anastasia's mate

Irmak Dai - Monika Motycakova

2. Arabian Mate

arabian mate

Reiner - Steinitz

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3. Corridor's Mate

corridor's mate

Vishy Anand - Magnus Carlsen

4. Reti's Mate

reti's mate

Richard Reti - Savielly Tartakower

5. Smothered Mate

smothered mate

Claude Frizzel Bloodgood - B. Evans

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 09:57


0 #1 Das, N 2015-07-05 09:09
Thanks For The Interesting material :) ... Surely this mates will help us sometimes in Standard and Rapid games , and Most of the times in blitz .... :)
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