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frodan 65 ( +1 | -1 )
pawns... ....when i first learned to move chess pieces several years ago,i was taught that each side had only 8 pawns.As my chess knowledge has increased over the years,ive come to learn that there are all kinds of pawns:
-weak pawns
-strong pawns
-isolated pawns
-base pawns
-backward pawns
-passed pawns
-connected passed pawns
-locked pawns
-doubled pawns
-doubled isolated pawns
-fractured pawns
-spearhead pawns
can someone please tell me what is a dangerous pawn?are there good pawns,bad pawns?any other kinds of pawns?
thank you
pbarts89 25 ( +1 | -1 )
Wow This really is a subject for a whole book! I'd like to see someone try to tackle this in a forum setting. I will tell you that if you master the positional understanding of all the terms you have listed above you will be a better player than I.
cairo 34 ( +1 | -1 )
One thing I've learned many years ago was: Always remind yourself before moving a pawn, it can never move backwards!

frodan what is a "backwards" pawn?

Best wishes
Cairo
pamela024 27 ( +1 | -1 )
Well, have you considered hot and sour prawn soup? What about prawns with black bean sauce? Thai prawns are great but Vietnamese prawns are my favorite. Linguini with prawns is always good in summer and prawns in garlic sauce is to die for.
death_by_pawns 3 ( +1 | -1 )
... pawns? did someone call for me?
brobishkin 12 ( +1 | -1 )
Pawns... It is said that every Pawn in a potential Queen... And a backwards Pawn is one that has fallen behind ranks...
brobishkin 12 ( +1 | -1 )
Pawns... It is said that every Pawn in a potential Queen... And a backwards Pawn is one that has fallen behind ranks...
certainratio 30 ( +1 | -1 )
backwards pawn A "backwards pawn" is a pawn whose advancement
can no longer be supported by a friendly pawn.
Example: 1. e4 c5 2. c4.
Now White's d-pawn is backwards, because it
cannot advance to d4 (controlled by an enemy pawn)
while having a supporting pawn at c3 or e3.
But of course White can advance his pawn to
d4 with the support of pieces.

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certainratio 8 ( +1 | -1 )
frodan: Add "hanging pawns" to your list
(this is not the same as a hanging
piece).

tulkos 28 ( +1 | -1 )
-weak pawns
-strong pawns
-isolated pawns
-base pawns
-backward pawns
-passed pawns
-connected passed pawns
-locked pawns
-doubled pawns
-doubled isolated pawns
-fractured pawns
-spearhead pawns
-hanging pawns
cairo 27 ( +1 | -1 )
Thanks to brobishkin and certainratio for the explanations :-))

Best wishes
Cairo
tonlesu 18 ( +1 | -1 )
How about -pawn storm
-pawn chain
-pawn promotion
-pawn majority
-pawn minority
-pawn race
-pawn center
-pawn snatching
-pawn broker
frodan 6 ( +1 | -1 )
pamela024.... ..prawns are indeed great to eat but watch out for:
-poisoned pawns
v_glorioso12 2 ( +1 | -1 )
what about queened pawn?
pamela024 14 ( +1 | -1 )
Funny you should say that, frodan, "the bunch" are playing the poisoned pawn against Brunetti. You have a good record, perhaps you would like to join us.
poisonedpawn78 30 ( +1 | -1 )
-weak pawns
-strong pawns
-isolated pawns
-base pawns
-backward pawns
-passed pawns
-connected passed pawns
-locked pawns
-doubled pawns
-doubled isolated pawns
-fractured pawns
-spearhead pawns
-hanging pawns
-poisoned pawns
wuzzer 6 ( +1 | -1 )
and white pawn
black pawn
without pawns

:))))))))))
persianelephant 5 ( +1 | -1 )
Frodan! What is a spearhead or a fractured pawn??
death_by_pawns 3 ( +1 | -1 )
Don't forget Minion Pawns!
kingofpawns 34 ( +1 | -1 )
and... -weak pawns
-strong pawns
-isolated pawns
-base pawns
-backward pawns
-passed pawns
-connected passed pawns
-locked pawns
-doubled pawns
-doubled isolated pawns
-fractured pawns
-spearhead pawns
-hanging pawns
-poisoned pawns
-pawn storm
-king of pawns
frodan 32 ( +1 | -1 )
..spearhead pawn... ..dear persianelephant,
imagine you are playing thr opening moves of a French,for example.1.e4,e6 2.d4,d5 3.e5. white,s last move has estabnlished a short pawn chain,with locked central pawns.Now ,white's e5 pawn is the spearhead pawn,while the d4 is the base pawn of this particular pawn chain.is that okay?
persianelephant 4 ( +1 | -1 )
Thank you! Thank you! But is d5 a spearhead pawn, also?
death_by_pawns 38 ( +1 | -1 )
-weak pawns
-strong pawns
-isolated pawns
-base pawns
-backward pawns
-passed pawns
-connected passed pawns
-locked pawns
-doubled pawns
-doubled isolated pawns
-fractured pawns
-spearhead pawns
-hanging pawns
-poisoned pawns
-storming pawns
-pawns under rule of king
-minion pawns


frodan 5 ( +1 | -1 )
Yes.... ...persianelephant,d5 is spearheading black's pawn chain.
frodan 52 ( +1 | -1 )
Fractured pawns... ...imagine jojo and his pal are playing chess in the park,chessboard laid out on the ground under a shady sycamore.they are distracted by a rackus in the distance and look up to find that an african elephant has escaped the zoo and is charging in their direction.he grabs his friend,they roll aside and the huge beast rushes by,trampling their chess set.
they later creep back to the tree,whose base is now littered with scattered ,broken chessmen and several fractured pawns..
happy july 4th to you all! :-)
frodan 6 ( +1 | -1 )
...minion pawns..!?! ..hey,death-by-pawns,what on earth are minion pawns?
tonlesu 10 ( +1 | -1 )
hanging pawns If your pawns don't hang together---They're darn sure going to hang separately.
sr_ajedrez 30 ( +1 | -1 )
Mobile Pawn every time you need to make that Pawn call from a
moving position just pick up your mobile pawn and Your Quenn is in reach from any square !

CellPawns your wireless connection.

Maybe i should work for an advertising company ;O)

regardz
kimbeldrv 4 ( +1 | -1 )
from Hans Kmoch... how about:

-Rangers
-Fakers
-The sneaker
-Ram
...

frodan 17 ( +1 | -1 )
"lawless pawns"....... ....hey guys and gals,there is a great article by Mark Dvoretsky at www.chesscafe.com,with the title:
-lawless pawns
everyone should find it (very) useful...