Absolute Queen Skewer Attack, Example:
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Absolute Chess Skewer Attack
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Absolute Queen Skewer, Example
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Chess Skewer Attack, Absolute Queen Skewer example.The Skewer Attack: Absolute Queen Skewer by White's Qa8+ (red square).

The Victim: Black's King
is in check, standing in front of his Qe4, 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 Qe4 will get captured (Qxe4).

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In this example, Black moves his King to c6 ... Unfortunately, this places it on a diagonal path with his Queen.

White spots the opportunity for a Queen Skewer Attack, at a8.

This move puts Black's King in Check; it must Absolutely move to escape the threat, but by doing so, White's Queen will go down and capture Black's Queen, at d4.

White should go on to win the game, more easily, now.

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