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By Murray Chandler

This isn't only a ebook for children - for 'Dad' learn any opponent who beats you usually! This e-book teaches the 50 lethal Checkmates - easy attacking styles that ensue many times in video games among gamers of all criteria. every one mating motif is thoroughly and easily defined, and several other illustrative examples are given. a last try permits the reader to grade his trend attractiveness skills, and the final bankruptcy explains what to do in the event that your Dad is Garry Kasparov. enjoyable, instructive - and assured to enhance your online game.

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The reason is that White has often sacrificed heavily to set up the motif. If it turns out that he will not regain sufficient material, he is usually able to force a draw by perpetual check. Basic Patterns for the Petrosian Draw abc d e 9 h 46) White moves With this formation White can force perpetual check with 1 :g6+ ~h7 2 :g7+, as the black h-pawn prevents Black's king escaping. 47) White moves Here 1 :f7+ ~g8 2 :g7+ is the correct way to force the draw, as Black's rook on f8 prevents his king escaping.

1Vxf3! xf3 mate). ':g2 7 1Vd3 ':xf2+ 8 gl ':g2+ 9 ~hl l:gl. 49 DEADLY CHECKMATE 19 Pillsbury's Mate Rooked again on the g-jile The incredibly talented Harry Nelson Pillsbury (1872-1906) had more than one win with this concept, but his 16-move win over Lee in London 1899 was certainly the most amazing. In fact Pillsbury's Mate and Morphy's Mate (Deadly Checkmate 18) are really secret twins, but there are several different ways of checkmating using this pattern. For example, White's bishop could either start on the long diagonal (al-h8) or on the h6square.

3) Black deals with the queen check, but his king remains trapped. White's remaining rook delivers checkmate on the h-file. Typical Pattern for the Rook Decoy on h7 7 7 5 5 4 4 3 3 1 9 102a) White moves 1 l:th7 + decoys the black king from the defence of the pawn on f7 - and onto the h-file. After 1. ~xh7 White's queen penetrates with 2 1i'xf7+ (102b). 102b) Black moves Although the black king can move with either 2 ... h6 or 2 ... h8, it remains trapped on the h-file. Next move White checkmates with 3 l:th 1.

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