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    Kill the King 101

    Welcome to Kill the King 101!  In this course you will find 10 checkmates!  Each lesson gives you a position and then you find the immediate checkmate!

    The course is intended for beginners who only know the rules and will help get your game to the next level!

    If you do not yet know the rules, we invite you to download our free course Learn Chess!

    • 1Scholar's Mate...
    • 6Small Scale Attack...
    • 2Mate with Bishop and Knight...
    • 7The Fool's Mate...
    • 3Rook and Knight Mate...
    • 8Smothered Mate...
    • 4Double Check and Mate...
    • 9Stuck on the Back Rank...
    • 5Using a Big Army...
    • 10Which Piece Finishes?...
  • Author
    Mark Ginsburg

    Mark Ginsburg received his IM title in 1982.  He has played against many Grandmasters in the USA and in Europe.  His peak USCF rating was 2578 in 1993.