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Aim to control the center of the board
As deduced from the optimal piece positionings detailed above, pieces near the center of the board are at their most powerful. Usually, the game is a fight for control of the center and, when youre in the center, your opponent has far fewer good places to choose from. You have power that can expand in either direction hell be relegated to the side, constantly putting him on the defensive.Pawns can help with this. While your more powerful pieces are attacking, a pawn or two can maintain control in the center. See? They are useful.