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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...

En passant

En passant is a special pawn capture move in chess that allows a pawn to capture an opponent’s pawn immediately after it moves two...

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...