Intermediate

Winning with Tactics

Winning with Tactics

Surprise your opponents with powerful winning moves

  • Sacrificing to Win

    Don't be afraid to give up your pieces if it ultimately leads to winning the game.

    • 4 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Trapped Piece

    With the right pawn moves, you can take away your opponent's safe squares.

    • 2 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Discovered Attack

    Learn how to get a "free" move by unblocking one piece while moving another.

    • 3 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Discovered Check

    Open up the most powerful "free" move by putting the King in check using another piece.

    • 3 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Double Check

    Put the King in double-trouble by attacking him with two pieces at once.

    • 2 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Remove the Defender

    Find out how to break apart your opponent's position by taking out a key piece.

    • 2 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Smothered Mate

    Don't miss out on learning one of the most satisfying possible checkmates.

    • 5 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Deflection

    Remove the key guard and watch your opponent's position crumble.

    • 3 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Decoy

    Lure a piece to a square it doesn't want to go to - and win.

    • 2 min
    • 6 challenges
  • Desperado and Zwischenzug

    When you find a good move, look for a better one - especially an "in-between" move.

    • 3 min
    • 5 challenges
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