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Diagram above: White to Play. What would you do?
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Diagram above: 1. Bc6, wins the pinned black bishop.
The black bishop on d7 is pinned because moving it away will allow white to play Qxd8+
On the other hand, if the black bishop doesn’t move, white will simply capture it on the next move, Bxd7+