No Room To Hide

Jun 18, 2009, 10:35 PM |

Since I can't really think of anything to post about here in China, I guess I'll discuss another tactical motif.

Today we shall examine the DOUBLE CHECK. Basically, it's when a piece discovers a check while also checking the king itself. This situation can be deadly, as the only choice one has when facing a double check is to move his king.

Let's see a straightforward example:








Now you might begin to see what combinations can arise involving a double check. Let's see if you guys can solve this puzzle. Post your solution in the comments.