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Paul Morphy Mates explained by Mr. C.

Morphy’s Mates

Hello, Chess for Children kids, this is National Master Steve Colding and today’s subject is Morphy’s Mates.

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Back Rank Mate Example

Back Rank Checkmates

Back Rank Checkmates will be the subject of this article. Mr C brings his usual and entertaining style to one of chess’s most common mates.

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smothered Mate

Smothered Mate

Smothered Mate is defined, explained and explored by Chess for Children instructor Mr C., in this article

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Ladder Checkmate by Mr C.

The Ladder Checkmate

The Ladder Checkmate – Part 3 – Checkmates you need to know – National Master Mr C takes you through the plans of how to checkmate with 2 Rooks

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2 Queen Checkmate

2 Queen Checkmate

The 2 Queen Checkmate is the first video in the series – The 5 Checkmates you need to know. Mr C form Chess for Children shows you how to win simply.

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Crushing The Scotch Game

Crushing the Scotch Game

National Master Steve Colding give a chess lesson on how to crush the Scotch Game. His article gives a little history and his video shows one of his games.

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Chess Prodigy

Chess Prodigy?

10 signs your child might be a chess prodigy – Mr C gives a list of 10 things to look out for to determine if your child is a chess prodigy. Funny.

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Mr C

Mr C

Has been teaching chess to children for over 50 years