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Fred in his full page introduction explains that
clearance is the term we use to describe the removal of a piece from a square in
order to make that square available to another unit. Often this occupation by
the new piece involves a decisive attack, hence we clear the square even if it
involves a spectacular sacrifice of material.
In general, you will note that a good clearance move
is apt to be peremptory (commanding). The point is that the defender is given no
time to parry the threat, that is the real point of clearance move.
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