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  1. 18 Jun '07 02:53
    When you have a double/discovered check, and you can't do anything meaningful with it.

    All dressed up with nowhere to go.
  2. 18 Jun '07 12:40
    give an example with one of your games, we gonna see...
  3. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    18 Jun '07 14:42
    Not any game in progress, PLEASE!

    P-
  4. 19 Jun '07 17:29
    Originally posted by Kunsoo
    When you have a double/discovered check, and you can't do anything meaningful with it.

    All dressed up with nowhere to go.
    The meaningfulness of it might be the tempi the opponent spends avoiding the move being a threat in the future
  5. 19 Jun '07 17:32
    it is a threat. if you are unable to use it to your advantage that move then make a move that may help it. or use it to help strengthen your position. your opponent will have to avoid it using a move. it can be a dangerous weapon and you don't always have to use it for it to be a value to your game. setting up threats makes your opponent go on a more defensive position in most cases. we know that its better to be active than passive.
  6. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    19 Jun '07 19:33
    Originally posted by Kunsoo
    When you have a double/discovered check, and you can't do anything meaningful with it.

    All dressed up with nowhere to go.
    As the others say, even if your opponent has to make a prophylaxis move, then you are gaining time. If he doesn't sort out that tactical shot, then work on making it count for something, work with the squares which will be attacked when you move the piece in front of the discovering checking piece.

    D
  7. 21 Jun '07 12:13
    Originally posted by kmac27
    it is a threat. if you are unable to use it to your advantage that move then make a move that may help it. or use it to help strengthen your position. your opponent will have to avoid it using a move. it can be a dangerous weapon and you don't always have to use it for it to be a value to your game. setting up threats makes your opponent go on a more defensive position in most cases. we know that its better to be active than passive.
    A great point. "The threat is deadlier than the execution" as GM Tarrasch used to say.