CHECKMATE is how you win a game of chess. If you learn to know what CHECKMATE looks like it will make it much easier for you to win your games. Have a go at this quiz to see how good you are at getting CHECKMATE.

Try our lesson on LOOKING FOR CHECKMATES if you haven't done so already.

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Question 1.

Which of these moves would give CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Queen to h1
b) Moving the Queen to h2




Question 2.

Which of these moves would give CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Queen to g4
b) Moving the Queen to g5




Question 3.

Which of these moves would give CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Queen to b7
b) Moving the Queen to h8




Question 4.

Which of these moves would give CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Rook from c3 to f3
b) Moving the Rook from c3 to c1




Question 5.

Which of these moves would give CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Rook from c1 to c8
b) Moving the Rook from d1 to d8




Question 6.

Which of these moves would give CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Bishop to capture the Pawn on f7
b) Moving the Queen to capture the Pawn on f7




Question 7.

Which of these moves would be CHCECKMATE?

a) Moving the Queen to capture the Pawn on f7
b) Moving the Queen to capture the Pawn on h7.




Question 8.

Which of these moves would be CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Queen to g7
b) Moving the Queen to h8




Question 9.

Which of these moves would give CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Queen from c5 to c8
b) Moving the Queen from c5 to d6




Question 10.

Which of these moves would give CHECKMATE?

a) Moving the Queen from c5 to e7
b) Moving the Queen from c5 to f8






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