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White avoids checkmate & draws this otherwise losing position by using a Perpetual Check!


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Chess Tactics For Students

Chapter 12 Perpetual Check – INTRODUCTION

Perpetual Check is a tactic where a player draws the game in an otherwise losing position by repeatedly checking the opponent’s King. Some Perpetual Checks are simple, as shown in Diagram 342. Other times, it take two or three moves to set up.

Next, Diagram 371 PERPETUAL CHECK:

Black avoids checkmate or losing the Queen & draws this otherwise losing position by using a Perpetual Check >

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Chess Tactics For Students is a workbook for intermediate and advanced students containing 434 carefully selected problems in worksheet format. Chess Tactics has been extensively field tested with elementary, middle-school, and high-school students over a four-year period.

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The worksheet format and Answer Key enable self-correction with minimal dependence or direct help from a chess teacher, coach, or parent.

Answer – Diagram 370:

1. Qxg6+                             Kh8

2. Qxh6+                             Kg8

3. Qg6+, etc. draw

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