Wish I would have read it earlier. I never heard of this author until now.
The book gets progressively harder. Read more
Nice book. It is what the title says, simple checkmates. The puzzles are organized two per page. Layout is clean; however, I don’t really like how the answers are at the bottom of... Read morePublished 17 months ago by blackshirts
The last time I played in a tournament I was peak rated as a 1700 player. This book has a very good selection of checkmate puzzles for me. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Down the Exchange
Beginners at chess will find this to be an intriguing collection of chess puzzles, all of which focus on a single goal: put your opponent in checkmate. Read morePublished on March 27, 2013 by James Snapp, Jr.
Excellent book for teaching beginning mate patterns. Not heavy in text. Easy to see and understand basic patterns illustrated succinctly. Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by LetsReason
This is very simple book with lots of simple checkmate problems. I bought it for my five years old, and it is exactly the level of problems that he is capable of solving.Published on February 20, 2009 by Amazon Customer
...this is your book! Or at least maybe the one to start learning this 'art'. Lots of examples of simple and not so simple checkmates in one or two movements that will make it... Read morePublished on November 9, 2006 by Ramon Maria
Yes, it's simple and basic. But for a weak or new player, the drills are invaluable. I've seen mates that I never would have noticed except for what I learned in this book. Read morePublished on November 3, 2005 by Mattb2jp
I bought this book a long time ago and kept it around because I felt it would be useful later. It has proven to be. Read morePublished on May 9, 2004 by "kbk1121"