Pawn Structure Guide: Part of the Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 2)

Beginner's Guide to
Pawn Structure (Weak Pawns)
[Pawn Islands]

Weak Pawns
- Pawn Islands -

In this video clip, you'll see each side has a cluster of Pawns, then there'll be a fellow Pawn MISSING on the next File along ...

This gap is what separates the mass of Pawns into Pawn Islands.

While the gaps will be good for your Rooks to patrol through, the end Pawns will become Weaknesses to exploit or manage (depending on whether it's on your opponent's side, or yours, respectively).

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