Definitions for "Scholar's Mate"
Keywords:  qxf, checkmate, bishop, mate, queen
To mate on f7 (or, for Black, f2) with a Queen or a Bishop in 4 moves – usually a very bad thing to try.When teaching about this, Dan calls this “Dumb and Dumber
A four-move checkmate (common among novices) in which White plays 1. e4, follows with Qh5 (or Qf3) and Bc4, and finishes with 4. Qxf7#.
A type of strategy which leads to an early checkmate.