# How do you checkmate in 4 moves?

## How do you checkmate in 4 moves?

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 three move checkmate?

To checkmate in 3 moves in chess, start by moving your queen pawn to d3. Then, move your king pawn forward to e4, which will free up your queen. Finally, move your queen on the diagonal to h5, where you will have your opponent’s king checkmated without having captured a single piece.

## What is the fastest checkmate in chess?

Fool’s Mate is the fastest checkmate possible in chess, and it occurs after only two moves!