Sweeps

Combos can also contain or rely on sweeps (inmoves) as well. Check out Devilant's Guide for more examples of sweeps.

Here is an example of an intentional sweep

Red predicts that white will capture pawn with queen, so she sets up a sweep to combat this.

The queens about to intersect. Red's queen was moved first and came from a longer distance, so white's queen will be the victim.

The resulting position. White's queen has disappeared. Nice play by red!

Here's another way of using sweeps to defend your piece:

Sweep combo by white, who takes red's pawn. The bishop is immune to capture because white is planning a sweep that will win Red's queen.


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