When to Capture or exchange
when should we make captures
we give values to various pieces, but we always have to think of their mobility
a piece that can't move very much is not strong
your own pieces are usually the problem
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how valuable is the white pawn
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if white could move the Knight to e7, without
having the black King trapped in h8 which would
be a stalemate, white will win
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white 'sees' the possibility of Ne7 +