# How do you checkmate in 4 moves as black?

## How do you checkmate in 4 moves as black?

Here is how to checkmate in 4 moves:

1. Move your King’s pawn to e4.
2. Black plays 1… e5.
3. Move your queen all the way to the h5 square.
4. Black plays 2… Nc6.
5. Move your light squared bishop to the c4 square.
6. Black plays Nf6.
7. Deliver checkmate by capturing the black pawn on f7. (The king is checkmated)

### How many 4 move Checkmates are there?

Fool’s mate

a b c d e f g h 8 8 7 7 6 6 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 a b c d e f g h Fool’s mate: White is checkmated.
Moves 1. (f3, f4 or g4) 1… (e6 or e5) 2. (g4 if 1. f3 or 1. f4, or either f3 or f4 if 1. g4) 2… Qh4#
Parent Barnes Opening, Bird Opening, or Grob’s Attack

#### What is the best opening move in chess for black?

The best chess openings for Black are:

• The Scandinavian Defense.
• The Sicilian Defenses (Najdorf, Dragon, Classical, Scheveningen)
• The Double King’s Pawn Game (1. e4 e5)
• The Queen’s Gambit Declined.
• The Slav (and Semi Slav) Defense.
• The Dutch Defense.
• The Nimzo-Indian Defense.
• The King’s Indian Defense.

Is triple check possible in chess?

Also, triple check is impossible in standard chess due to multiple checks must be executed in only one move, which allows maximum of 2 pieces capable to attack the opponent’s king directly at the same time (attacking pieces are neither subject to be captured nor interposed by other opponent’s pieces).

What opening should I play as black?

Other aggressive openings for black are the Sicilian and the French, but they work with a very different principle: White almost always has a space advantage while black tries to focus his forces for an attack. Against 1. d4, the most aggressive tries are the Benoni, the King’s Indian, and the Dutch.

## Does black have a disadvantage in chess?

Does black have a disadvantage in chess? The answer is yes. Statistics show that black has a disadvantage in chess because players with the white pieces tend to win 52-56% of all won games. That means playing with black could result in significantly more losses than playing with white.

### Is double check possible?

Double check is a fairly rare but especially powerful form of discovered attack. As in other forms of discovered attack, moving one piece reveals an attack from another piece. In this case, though, both the piece being moved and the piece being uncovered are used to attack the king.