STEP 2: Double Attack (1)
KLA Chess Club is a part of Keiller Leadership Academy of southeast San Diego, a Title 1 Charter school. Chess is offered as an everyday class for students.
The following lesson is taken from the KNSB Dutch Training System by Brunia/Wijgerden.
Goals: Learning to recognize targets; Using the Queen as an attacking piece.
Below, the second target is the material. The rook on b3 is in trouble:
Below, even though the rook is 'protected by the pawn, the rook is worth more than the attacking piece.
Sometimes, it is a square that is the target, not necessarily a piece. Which square is the target below? How can black respond?
Below, Black is threatening mate by attacking a sqare. How can white avoid mate?