Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Chess Tactics - The Pin

A pin is a situation brought on by an attacking piece in which a defending piece cannot move without exposing a more valuable defending piece on its other side to capture by the attacking piece.

Wikipedia Page on Pinning (Chess) - General Knowledge
An Introduction to Chess Tactics (The Pin) .pdf - 4 page article by Richard Westbrook, 2004


Pedator at the Chessboard (Pins)
Arranging a Pin Lesson
Exploiting a Pin
Other Patterns and Applications
The Relative Pin
(Over 100 Examples in the above Lessons)

Other PIN Videos
Tactic the Pin - 11 Min Video
The Power of the Pin - 9 Min Video
Chess Puzzle Nasty Pin - 2 min Video
Introduction to Forks, Pins and Skewers - 4 Min Video

10 Chess Problems - Defend Against the Pin
10 Chess Problems - Pinning Chess Pieces

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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