Simple & BRUTAL Way to PUNISH Scholar’s Mate TRICK

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🔹 Brutally PUNISH Scholar’s Mate & Early Queen Attacks –

The Scholar’s Mate (or the Fool’s Mate or the early queen attack) is the most disrespectful attempt of your opponents to checkmate you.

Many might think that only complete beginners would ever try this lame chess trick. However, the reality is completely different; almost 10 million players have tried the Scholar’s Mate or early queen attack. In fact, it is the second most played move by White in the opening position after 1.e4 e5.

In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov will share with you a simple, yet brutal way to counter this early queen attack. And because it’s simple, you can learn this counter-trick very easily without having to spend much time memorizing different variations.

► Chapters

00:00 How to stop Scholar’s Mate or early queen attacks?
00:46 Simple yet BRUTAL way to punish Scholar’s Mate
02:58 If White plays Bb3 to defend against the knight fork
03:43 They can’t trap your knight on a1
05:41 Puzzle: Can you find the best move?
05:59 If White does not take Qxf6
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