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the offensive interpretation of square control - in particular if occupied by opponent pawns or pieces, threatening to capture them. The antonym of attack is Defense, controlling squares which are potentially or actually occupied by own pieces or pawns, with the option to recapture an attacker.

Attack Topics

See also

+ Tactics

External Links


  1. An attack lands in a foil bout, Image by pschemp, February 22, 2007, Wikimedia Commons

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