Absolute Bishop Skewer Attack, Example:
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Absolute Chess Skewer Attack
[Absolute Bishop Skewer]

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Chess Skewer Attack, Absolute Bishop Skewer example.The Skewer Attack: Absolute Bishop Skewer by Bb3+ (red square).

The Victim: Black's King
is in check, standing diagonally in front of Rg8, which is the real target,
so ultimately, the victim.

The Result: Black's King has no choice but to escape the check, but Black's Rg8 will get captured (Bxg8).

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In this example, White uses his g1 Bishop to "Check" Black's King, from h2 ...

Black moves the threatened King onto the white square of d5, possibly hoping to help protect one of the remaining Pawns, for its attempt at Promotion.

However, White has spotted that the King is on a direct, diagonal path with his g8 Rook ... It's a chance for a Bishop Skewer Attack, from b3.

Black's King is, then, in "Check" - it must Absolutely move out of the way, which will open up the channel for White's Bishop to capture Black's Rook.

Moving On: Absolute Rook Skewer, Example (Page 3).

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