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Examples of Perpetual Check

TES Teaching Resources

Wolverhampton Chess Club

Black to move.

Black may claim a draw by perpetual check if he wishes, by saying he intends to make this kind of repeating move.

There are many other positions in which perpetual check may be possible, and very often this enables a player to draw a game he might have lost.

1......Qf1+

2.Kh2 This is the only move white can make.
2.....Qf2+
3. Kh1 White's reply is again forced.