Definition of queenside in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkwiːnsʌɪd/


The half of the board on which both queens stand at the start of a game (the left-hand side for White, right for Black): White was able to develop an early initiative on the queenside [as modifier]: Black is menacing White’s queenside pawns
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  • White will mop up the black queenside pawns and take the rook at his leisure.
  • White has a space advantage on the queenside and also a queenside majority of pawns.
  • Much of the King's Indian is based on White having faith in his queenside play over Black's kingside chances.

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