Advantage Detection Guide:
Part of the Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 3)
Mobility simply refers to how easy it is for a player's army to move ... Having greater Mobility, for your army, can give you one more Advantage, over your opponent.
When a player has greater Mobility, it simply means there are more square options for that player's troops to move to, without the threat of being suddenly captured.
During the first few moves, of the Opening, both players will have good Mobility ... Then, as the game approaches the Middlegame phase, you can expect fewer easy/safe options - thus, there's less Mobility.
A quick scan of the Board can usually tell you whether you have greater Mobility than your opponent ...
Moving On: Occupation (Page 6).
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