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Fork is a tactic in which a piece attacks two or more pieces simultaneously. The attacker usually aims to capture one of the forked pieces, or threaten checkmate. The defender often finds it difficult to counter two or more threats in a single move.

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Fork Basics Worksheet

Fork Advanced Worksheet


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