Deflection forces the opponent piece to leave its position
in order to attack the piece protected by the deflected piece.

Let's see an example.
deflection example 1
diagram 1

Rook attacks Queen . After any move of the Queen , Knight will capture the Bishop.
If Bishop captures the Rook , Knight wiill fork The King and the Queen. See diagram 2

deflection example 2
Diagram 2

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