This book contains 500 practical mates to hone your skills,
ranging from 1 to 5 moves.
Main lines, as well as side lines, are explained, where necessary.
The mates include the most common patterns, as encountered in
Having a good grasp of delivering mate is essential for one's overall strength.
One can do without many other skills, but not without this one.
Understanding as many puzzles as possible is key to further improvement.
Go through the multitude of patterns in this book, have some fun, get the killer instinct.