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Backward pawn

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In chess, a backward pawn is a pawn that is behind all pawns of the same color on the adjacent files and cannot be safely advanced. [1]

11 relations: Chess, Connected pawns, Doubled pawns, Half-open file, Isolated pawn, Knight (chess), Pawn (chess), Pawn structure, Queen (chess), Rook (chess), Sicilian Defence.

Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Connected pawns

In chess, connected pawns are two or more pawns of the same color on adjacent files, as distinct from isolated pawns.

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Doubled pawns

In chess, doubled pawns are two pawns of the same color residing on the same file.

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Half-open file

In chess, a half-open file (or semi-open file) is a with only pawns of one color.

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Isolated pawn

In chess, an isolated pawn is a pawn that has no friendly pawn on an adjacent.

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Knight (chess)

The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored cavalry).

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Pawn (chess)

The pawn (♙,♟) is the most numerous piece in the game of chess, and in most circumstances, also the weakest.

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Pawn structure

In chess, the pawn structure (sometimes known as the pawn skeleton) is the configuration of pawns on the chessboard.

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Queen (chess)

The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally or diagonally.

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Rook (chess)

A rook (♖,♜) is a piece in the strategy board game of chess.

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Sicilian Defence

The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the following moves: The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backward_pawn

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