100 Easy Checkmates - Larry Evans
One and Two Move Checkmates to Test Your Skills!
Paperback, 137 pages
In these pages, Grandmaster Larry Evans gives you detailed, diagrammed, step-by-step explanations of five basic mates. Each one is discussed without using any chess notation, so absolutely anyone can understand each move in these simple checkmates. You'll be able to learn all five quickly and immediately employ them to achieve victories in your own games.
To truly widen your mating repertoire, Evans then presents you with 100 different situations, all from professional games, and allows you to figure out how to achieve mate in each one. Answers are included in the back of the book.
If you're fairly new to chess and looking to practice your mating paterns, this is the book you must own!