Relative Pawn Fork Attack:
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Relative Chess Fork Attack
[Relative Pawn Fork]

Relative Pawn Fork, Example
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Chess Fork Attack, Relative Pawn Fork example.This image shows an example of two Black pieces, Na5 and Rc5, as highlighted (yellow squares), which have been slotted into the pattern ripe for a double attack by a Pawn, with White's b-Pawn within attacking range.

The highlighted green square shows where the Relative Pawn Fork will take place, when White's highlighted b-Pawn (red square) advances to b4.

Relative Pawn Fork, Example
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Relative Pawn Fork, Example
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In this example, Black moves his Knight to a5, onto the same Rank as his c5 Rook ...

Backed up by the Queen, White sees an opportunity for a Pawn Fork Attack, at b4.

Black would have to choose between saving the Knight or Rook ... Being more-valuable, more often than not, the Rook would be moved to safety.

Moving On: Example of a Relative Knight Fork (Page 3).

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