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Skewer

A chess tactic where one valuable piece (e.g. the king or queen) is attacked and forced to move, exposing another piece behind it to capture - also known as an X-ray attack

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  • Jul 18, 2016 | 12:10 PM
    MarvinKalngan

    this is an example of a skewer, the King has to move. Then the bishop captures the Queen.



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