Checkmates - Basic endgame technique

If you think you know all the basic checkmates (with 2 rooks, with a queen, with a single rook, with two bishops, simple pawn endings) then set up the six positions shown in on a board and try to get checkmate from these starting positions. Try these on the computer and then against your friends for practice.

Basic Checkmates

See also Endgame Practice on the Learn page.

The King