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Defense: moving away, but still protecting

Another lesson in defense. Once again, we will practise moving and protecting. You will learn to become more aware of what the other player can do.

Do you want to move an attacked piece? Don’t move it straight away, but look first.
Is the piece doing an important job, like protecting? If it is, moving this defender can cost you the protected piece.
Unless you can move your piece to a square where it can continue protecting!

Study the example to see how this works.

Always think about what your opponent can do after your move. It keeps you from losing pieces. And that will help you to win more games!

What do you have to do?
Defend a piece by moving it. But make sure it is still protecting another piece.