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Chess Tactics

Many grandmasters believe that Chess is 90% tactics and 10% strategy. How well do you know your tactics?


Quiz ID:#10511
Fun:*** (2.17)
Difficulty:** (1.52)
Category:Hobbies > Games
Created By:andrew000000Aau*




#1   What is a pin?

#2   What is the term used when a piece attacks two other pieces simultaneously?

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#3   A sacrifice is when a player loses material to gain a better position or activeness.

#4   A pawn sacrifice in the opening is called a what?

#5   What is a double check?

#6   A discovered attack is when a player finds a move that his opponent did not see.

#7   Moving a bishop to attack the long diagonal at b2, b7, g2 or g7 in the opening is known as a what?

#8   When a king castles, the king always moves how many squares?

#9   A skewer is a move which attacks two pieces in a line with the more valuable piece in front of the weaker piece.

#10   What is the term for when a player is forced to make a move when it would be better not to make one?





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