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The pawn occupying the square immediately in front of each player's queen at the start of a game.
- ‘I used the Queen's Pawn Opening in the last match I played during a local tournament, and my opponent (who is not a bad player) immediately showed signs of anxiety.’
- ‘The author splits the games into three chapters, dealing with kingside attacks, queen's pawn openings, and other concepts.’
- ‘There are countless openings and lines to a position with an isolated Queens pawn.’
- ‘The program teaches you how play specific kinds of positions (when you or your opponent has an isolated queen's pawn for example), by mostly tactical means.’
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