Definition of king's pawn in English:

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king's pawn

noun

Chess
The pawn occupying the square immediately in front of each player’s king at the start of a game.
Example sentences
  • For example: as an opening move, advancing the king's pawn is obviously superior to advancing either of the rooks' pawns one space.
  • At the opposite polarity, if the white king's pawn is captured in the future, there are no other counterparts eliminated.
  • The king's pawns are royal but the kings are not.

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