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Module 5. Tactics. Chess 101. Within the S quare. This tactic is critical in winning, or not losing, in this situation because many endgames come down to kings and pawns being the only pieces remaining. .

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• Tactics

• Chess 101

• Within the Square

• This tactic is critical in winning, or not losing, in this situation because many endgames come down to kings and pawns being the only pieces remaining.

• If one army has a passed pawn (nothing to block or capture it prior to promotion) theopponent’s king MUST be ‘within the square’ to prevent it from being promoted.

• If it is white’s move, he wins. 1. a6 Kd6, 2. a7 Kc7, 3. a8=Q. If it is black‘s move, he takes the pawn. 1. …Kd6, 2. a6 Kc7, 3. a7 KxP

• The square of the pawn on a5 is three squares by three squares

• Tactics

• Chess 101

• Within the Square

• The square of the pawn on a6is 5 X 5. If white to move, he gets his king in the square by moving Kf6 and then marching on the diagonal to b2 to capture the pawn

• If it is white’s move, he gets within the square.

• 1. Kc6 and then marching on the diagonal to e3 to capture the black pawn.

• If it is black‘s move, he will promote the pawn by marching to f1 before the white king can catch it.

• Chess 101

• Within the Square

• 1. How can black save the game?

• 2. What is black’s winning move?

• 3. How does white win this one?

• Chess 101

• Within the Square

• 1. either: …Ke4 or Ke5

• 2. …d4+ and advance the pawnthat white doesn’t capture.

• 3. 1. Rb4!

• Using more than one tactic in sequential moves is very powerful.

• Chess 101

• Within the Square

Here is where YOU become a teacher!

Create, save, and turn in at least five questions and answers concerning within the square.

Make up a story, or two, about within the square.

Be creative, have fun…

…show your teacher and the world what you know about within the square!

• CHESS 101

• TACTICS: Within the Square

• 1. What is white’s within the square move?

• 2. How can black win?

• 3. What is white’s within the square move?

• 4. What is black’s within the square move?

• 5. What is white’s within the square move?

• 6. What is black’s within the square move?

• 7. What is white’s within the square move?

• 8. What is black’s within the square move?

• TACTICS: Within the Square

• CHESS 101

• Kd4 or Kd5

• Ka4 of Kc4

• Ke1 or Ke2

• Kf4

• Ke4

• Kd5

• Kd3 or Kd2

• Ke6

• Tactics

• Chess 101

• Discover Moves

• A discover move is when a friendly piece is moved which then allows anotherfriendly piece to attack the enemy. If the moved piece also attacks the enemy it is a form of double attack.

• White can win material with a discover check if he moves the bishop to e3 or g7.

• White has a discover check if he moves the knight anywhere. It’s also a discover double check if the knight moves to d7 or h7.

• Tactics

• Chess 101

• Discover Moves

• White is down in points, black can checkmate (Qg2++) but it’s whites move. White turns the game around by: Bb5+ or Bf3+ and capturing the black queen.

• Black is in trouble but it is his move. He wins the game as follows: 1. …Qg2+!!

• 2. KxQ Nf4+ (twice!) 3. Kg1 Nxe2++

• It ain’t over ‘till its over. -Yogi Berra

• Tactics

• Chess 101

• Discover Moves

• White is materially winning by three points but black has a game changing discover move.

• 1. …Bb2+

• 2. K x B R x Q

• White has a nice discover check that wins the black queen

• 1. Ne7+ either the Black king moves or Q x N

• 2. B x Q

• Chess 101

• Discover Moves

• 1. What discover move by white leads to the capture of black’s queen?

• 2. How does white ‘discover’ a victory?

• 3. Black to move…but not lose the knight! Why?

• Chess 101

• Discover Moves

• 3. If after blocking the check (with either the f or g pawn) white must defend against: …B moves anywhere and checkmate!

• 1. Nc6+

• 2. Rxb6+ Rd5

• 3. BxR++

• Chess 101

• Discover Moves

Here is where YOU become a teacher!

Create, save, and turn in at least five questions and answers concerning discover moves.

Make up a story, or two, about discover moves.

Be creative, have fun…

…show your teacher and the world what you know about discover moves!

• TACTICS: Discover

• CHESS 101

• 1. What move is white’s game winning discovery?

• 2. What move is black’s queen capturing discovery?

• 3. What move is white’s discovery?

• 4. What move is black’s discovery?

• 5. What move is white’s discovery?

• 6. What move is black’s discovery?

• 7. What move is white’s discovery?

• 8. What move is black’s discovery?

• TACTICS: Discover

• CHESS 101

• e7+

• Nf3+ (Discovery check by bishop and attack on queen by knight)

• d6+

• Bc2+

• Nd7+

• d3+

• Ba6+ or Bf5+

• Ne3+ (double check with knight and queen)