30. Oct, 2021

Advancing pawns

Every pawn move is vital in the game of chess. It determines the type of game (open or closed). It closes or opens up a file or diagonal which determines the fate of most pieces or even the game itself... chess.com

Diagram - in this game Miguel Najdorf (to move playing White) uses his advanced pawn for a winning combination

The Argentinean Grandmaster Miguel Najdorf was one of the world's best players after the Second World War, name-giver of the most popular variation of the Sicilian, a great personality and a successful entrepreneur.

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