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
2. Arabian Mate
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3. Corridor’s Mate
4. Reti’s Mate
5. Smothered Mate