There's a tactical motif called distraction in chess whereby an opponent's piece is distracted from protecting a piece, square, rank or file. Learn it here!
Discover another essential tactical motif in chess: the decoy. Using a decoy forces a piece to a square which will then result in disadvantage for an opponent.
Did you know that it's possible to move one piece to achieve a tactical advantage against a chess opponent? The discovered attack is as powerful as it sounds.
What's more significant in a chess game than attacking a piece? Attacking two! In this chess lesson discover the double attack tactical motif.
When a king gets stuck in the back rank, it opens up the possibility of a back rank checkmate for the savvy chess player familiar with common chess tactics.
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