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Chess Tactics For Students

Chapter 8 Skewers –

A SKEWER is an attack on two pieces lined up on the same file, rank, or diagonal. When the first piece moves, a less valuable piece behind it is captured. Some Skewers can be simple, as shown in Diagram 218. Others take two or more moves to set up.

Next, Diagram 227 SKEWERS:

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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.

This book is ideal for independent seat work as well as for homework and classroom instruction.

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

Answer – Diagram 226:

1.    …                     Rxd2+

2. Kxd2                   Bg5+

2. K moves              Bxc1

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