16. Feb, 2018

Dealing with pins

Pin tactics occur when an attacked piece cannot move without exposing an even more valuable piece (or target) behind it. Mastering pin tactics is an important step in improving your tactical skill - Chessfox ... read more

In the diagram - White to move

Black has pinned White's pawn on g2.
If the pin wasn't there White could checkmate with g3

What can White do about it ?

👍 Did you work it out ?          Play the game

😙 Think tactics:   Exercise 3        Solution

Video tutorial  Chess tactics - The Pin   6:47 min