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Defense: mix

You have done a lot of defense exercises by now. But so far, each lesson had you practise a single defense method. So you knew what you had to do.

In a game of chess you get no hints. When your pieces are under attack, you must figure out how to save them all by yourself. So that’s what we are going to do in this lesson!

Have a look at the example. It teaches you how to pick the best defense method.

In a game of chess, don’t start defending an attacked piece straight away. First consider all defense options. Then pick the best one. This will help you to win more games.

What do you have to do?
Choose the best way of defending. Think about: moving away, protecting, capturing and blocking