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John Bain from Chess For Students says… “When a reckless, madman King sends his Queen to capture a weak, defenseless ‘poisoned’ pawn—he ‘wins’ the pawn but…WHAT?”

John Bain from Chess For Students says… “When a reckless, madman King sends his Queen to capture a weak, defenseless ‘poisoned’ pawn—he ‘wins’ the pawn but…WHAT?”

“Win a pawn, lose the war. In chess as in life, when a reckless, madman King abandons all caution and greedily sends his Queen early into combat to capture a weak, defenseless ‘poisoned’ pawn—he ‘wins’ the pawn but loses the Queen and the endgame. The moral:... Read more

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