2. Sep, 2020

It's all about the pawns

Pawns are to chess what putting is to golf - Cecil Purdy

Whenever you move a pawn, the game changes fundamentally.  When you have a pawn majority, push your "candidate" pawn.

In this position Black has a pawn majority but White also has a passed pawn.

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🙂 Why are pawns important in chess ?

😎 Video - pawns rule in this game (6:05)