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Why do people play a/h3?

@OP: Newcomers have a tendency to overgeneralize sensible hints. a3/h3 is bad if it wastes time (main reason) it gives a hook for a pawn storm it generally weakens your castling position thousand ...
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Why do people play a/h3?

Some reasons why this might be done (answer assumes h3, flip it all for a3): To prevent Bg4 To prevent Ng4 and allow stabily for a bishop on e3 To keep more pieces and cram the opponent To prepare ...

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