Tactical Element – Double Attack

The Double Attack is the basic chess tactics. Essentially, with one piece we attack two points in enemy camp, which is difficult to defend. This makes the Double Attack a very powerful weapon.

The target of Double Attack can be the enemy king, any major or minor piece, a pawn or even a square or another threat. Double Attack can take many forms and is very often combined with other tactical motifs and elements.

The following examples will illustrate the practical use of Double Attack.