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Mind your defender: capture safely

A chessman guarding another piece is an important defender. You don’t want to lose it.
And when it defends a mating square, you should be even more careful. Losing that will cost you the game!

This lesson is all about keeping your defender safe.
Are there two ways to capture an enemy piece? Make sure that you don’t dig your own grave!

Have a look at the example.

What do you have to do?
Capture a piece. Make sure you do not weaken your defense.