Definition of kingside in English:


Line breaks: king|side
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪŋsʌɪd


  • The half of the board on which both kings stand at the start of a game (the right-hand side for White, left for Black): he can build up on the kingside at his leisure [as modifier]: he attacked by advancing his kingside pawns
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    • It would really be wonderful if White could get the Bishop working against the Black kingside the whole game through.
    • Black's plan is obviously to advance his kingside pawns, but he must do this carefully lest he weakens his king.
    • Bareev's king was chased from the queenside back to the kingside, when he resigned after 47 moves.

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