Questions tagged [discovered-check]

A discovered check is a move where one piece moves, while not checking the opponent’s king itself, to uncover a check from another piece.

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Examples Of Unconventional Batteries

I recently played a funny blitz game on Lichess as White in which an usual battery was formed. [FEN ""] [startply "25"] 1. d4 e5 2. dxe5 Nc6 3. e4 Nxe5 4. Nf3 d6 5. Nxe5 dxe5 6. Qxd8+ Kxd8 7. Bc4 ...
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What is the fastest way to an en passant checkmate AFTER all other possibile en passant have been made?

I want to know what the quickest way to an en passant mate is for either side, after all other possible en passant moves by both sides have been made. This is a very complicated question, so it is ...
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Moving a piece out of the way for check

I was recently told you may not move a piece out of the way of a second piece to allow the second piece to put the other player in check. For example, I have my queen and rook lined up on a diagonal ...