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Take the defender

In previous lessons, all defenders were defending pieces. Sometimes a defender guards a mating square. If you manage to capture that defender, the end of the game is near.

You see that in example 1.

Example 2 uses a sacrifice. By giving away points, White wins a lot in the next move: he can checkmate his opponent and win the game!

What do you have to do?
Take the defender of a mating square.

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