Forks are a common chess tactic where one piece attacks two pieces at the same time. There are pawn forks, knight forks, and forks with all the pieces, even the king. Forks are very common throughout the phases of a chess game, opening, middle game, and endgame. It’s worth taking the time to understand forks and practice recognizing them so you don’t miss opportunities in your games. Beginners should definitely learn this important chess concept.
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