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Advanced pawn

In chess, an “advanced pawn” refers to a pawn that has moved forward from its starting position and is closer to the opponent’s side...

Backward pawn

A backward pawn is a chess pawn that lacks support from friendly pawns on adjacent files and cannot easily advance. Pronunciation: /ˈbækwərd pɔːn/ Similar...

Hanging Pawns

Hanging pawns are a pair of adjacent pawns on the same rank with no other pawns on either side to defend them. They are...

Minority Attack

A minority attack in chess is a strategic plan where fewer pawns are used to challenge or create weaknesses in a larger group of...

Pawn Centre

The pawn centre refers to the configuration of pawns placed in the central squares of the chessboard (d4, d5, e4, e5). This strategic formation...