Fork and spear!

Heinrich_24
Heinrich_24
Nov 19, 2009, 2:01 AM |
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Do  you the terms of fork and spear in chess? They are describing tactical weapons, which should be in our arsenal

 

1. The fork

Definition:

One piece attacks two other pieces or points simultaneous.

Well kown is the knight fork, but all all other pieces also can do the fork job


 

 

 

 

 2. the spear

Definition:

One piece attacks two pieces in a row, line or diagonale. The first attacked piece is the more valuable one.

Only queen, rook and bishop can do the spear job

 

 

 

 

Here now a puzzle, where fork and spear helped to execute a decisive blow

( hint: The spear is in move 3)