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As per subject, why Qd1 is the best move and all other moves for queen like Qd2 and Qd3 are not? I understand that it’s important to cover d column but why 1 and not 2 or 3?

Also why Rd1 is not a good move?

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Qd1 hits the bishop on d6 and the knight on h5. One of those will be won.

Btw, I think this a famous game between Larry Christiansen and Anatoly Karpov. Famous, of course for this early blunder. Here, you can see the whole game and maybe find out more about the players.

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  • Aaah now I see, i feel stupid now. Thanks
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    Jun 14, 2018 at 21:02
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    Black was a world champion. If he missed this, you can too. ;-) Jun 14, 2018 at 21:04
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Qd1 wins a piece attacking both d6 and h5.

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