Zwischenzug

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In chess, zwischenzug (German for in-between move) means playing a move that ignores the opponent's move temporarily to create a new threat.[1] Then the player makes the expected move. This can give a player an advantage over the opponent.[2]

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  1. Peter Kurzdorfer; Us Chess Federation, The Everything Chess Basics Book (Avon, MA: Adams Media, 2003), p. 210
  2. Josh Waitzkin; Fred Waitzkin, Attacking Chess: Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion (New York: Fireside, 1995), p. 159

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