Opening Traps: The Scholar's Mate!
Jun 27, 2015
It's the oldest chess trick in the book - but that doesn't mean you don't have to know how to stop it!
ChessKid coach David Petty shows you the scholar's mate, which is by far the most common mating attack in the chess beginner's arsenal.
Learn how to defend against this rudimentary threat, and explore the related themes of weak squares on f7 and f2.