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Checkmate, usually known as “Mate”, is a situation in the game of Chess where a player’s King is threatened directly by another player’s piece (the King is in Check) and has no way to defend him by escaping, capturing the threatening piece or blocking it with (the king or) another piece so that it doesn’t reach the King.

It’s the dream of every chess piece to give Checkmate to the opponent’s King because when you give Checkmate, the game is over, and you win!

In the third World of our App called "Mate in One" you will find lessons that explain how each of the different pieces can Check the King in just one move!

This video shows how to Check the King in one move with the Queen

This video shows how to Check the King in one move with the Rook

Below are downloadable PDF Worksheets so that you can start practicing your  CheckMate.


In our ChessMatec Chess For Kids App you will be able to learn all the Chess Rules mentioned above!


Our ChessMatec App is built with all the lessons that will teach children how to play Chess from the very basics and up to very advanced levels – all created in a gamified, animated and colorful fashion that makes it easier for the kids to learn.


At ChessMatec, we took the game of Chess and divided it into small and colorful lessons so that the Child has fun learning how to play in their own pace.

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