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Don’t make unnecessary pawns moves during opening

Don’t make unnecessary pawns moves during opening

Pawn moves should be restricted during opening, because the time involved in these moves could be applied to develop another piece.

Generally, moving pawns is suitable when the player aims to open diagonals for the Queen or Bishops or occupy the center.

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Don’t check if not necessary

Don’t check if not necessary

A check that can easily be defended by the opponent is unnecessary.

Most of the checks during opening can easily be defended by moves that favor development.

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Do not open the position if you are late in development

Do not open the position if you are late in development

An open position always favors the flock with more pieces in play and, therefore, should only be provoked by those with a developing advantage.pawn

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