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X-Ray Attack

In chess, the term X-ray or X-ray attack is sometimes used (1) as a synonym for skewer.[1][2][3] The term is also sometimes used to refer to a tactic where a piece either (2) indirectly attacks an enemy piece through another piece or pieces or (3) defends a friendly piece through an enemy piece. here are some usages of the X-Ray Attack-

X-Ray Attack can be used as a defence also. For example-
This type of tactic can turn the tables with unexpecting moves. See this completely equal position going downhill for white.
And the last type of X-Ray could be used in many openings. See this-
This is a popularly known tactic and used in many games.

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