Discovered checks are a part of basic training. This blog post shows two examples where the Queen is lost after discovered checks. So before you make your moves, double-check on your Queen. Is she safe?
1. Black to play!
1. ...Qxd4?? is a blunder. Why?
2. Black to play!
This should be easy. What does Black play?
1. This is a classic discovered check. 2. Bxh7+ Kxh7 3. Qxd4 +-
2. 1.Nd3!+ and the Queen will go down on the next move.
NCM Vas Sladek
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