The Art of the Checkmate

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    Publication Date: August 25, 2012
    Notation Type: DN - Descriptive
    Page Count: 224 Pages

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    Thorough classification of 23 mating situations, including Legal's pseudo-sacrifice, the double check, smothered mate, Greco's mate, the Corridor mate, and many others. Learn from 127 games by Tartakower, Janowski, Rubinstein, Blackburne, others, illustrating positional maneuvers leading to these mates. Review quizzes test progress.

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