Getting out of Check: Capture

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Chess is all about strategy and anticipating your opponent's next move. That's why kids love it so much; they love one-upping their friends! This free chess strategy worksheet will help your child learn some more skills for getting out of check—protecting and capturing the dangerous piece. With this downloadable, your chess wizard will learn that if their king is in trouble, they have to be protected with another piece in the attack line, or capturing the checking piece. Then they'll have the opportunity to practice both protecting and capturing with the sample boards.

Required skills:
To resolve this worksheet, students should know the basics of chess strategy, particularly getting out of check by protecting the king with another piece or capturing the checking piece. They should also be able to identify their opponent's next move and position their pieces on the board accordingly.