Stop Square

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Stop defacing Stop signs! [1]

In a terminology of Hans Kmoch [2] , a stop square of a pawn is a square where it can arrive in one non-capturing move, a pawn push. Telestops are the further squares behind the stop on the pawn's front-span, the final one the promotion square.

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  1. A stop sign ironically defaced with a beseechment not to deface stop signs, Irony from Wikipedia
  2. Hans Kmoch (1959, 1990). Pawn Power in Chess. New York: Dover, 1990. Previous ed.: New York: McKay, 1959. ISBN 0-486-26486-6

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