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Chess Kit Training Tactics Clearence

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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