scholar's mate


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scholar's mate

n
(Chess & Draughts) chess a simple mate by the queen on the f7 square, achievable by white's fourth move
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Fool's Mate is often referred to as Scholar's Mate but this is a four move checkmate involving both the queen and one of the bishops.