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8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 K g8 R h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 B f7 P g7 h7 q 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 P e6 f6 g6 P h6 6
5 a5 b5 P c5 P d5 e5 ~~ f5 g5 h5 R~ 5
4 a4 b4 p c4 p d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 p f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 b e2 p f2 n g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 r d1 k e1 f1 g1 h1 1
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Black's queen is going to be taken no matter what; might as well take one of the rooks before it gets captured

A desperado piece is a Trapped piece or Hanging Piece doomed to be taken that sacrifices itself via a capture to win material. Such a capture is called a desperado move.

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