Certainly, you must have observed the frequent occurrence of the discovered attack, particularly in the form of a discovered check, throughout our past articles and analyses. Therefore, the concept should not come as a significant surprise. In essence, a discovered attack transpires when a player strategically moves one of their pieces, thereby uncovering a previously obstructed attack from another piece.
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Discovered attacks are prevalent in games at all levels, with numerous examples to be found. As we conclude this article, let’s take a moment to recall the pattern we recently examined in our article on defending against the Wayward Queen Attack: