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I am sorry to say that the answer is "no", there is no "easy way" to apply pressure and win a pawn in the opening, otherwise, at the top level of chess, the game would be won every time. That is what positional chess is about: You gradually improve your position until the opponent can no longer save all of the material. A theorem of chess is that you must ...


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In the picture, it could be either the two simply agreeing to the draw, or black resigning, depending on who has the move. Both are typically followed by a handshake. White to move is a draw. [FEN "8/3k4/5p2/3K1P1p/7P/8/8/8 w - - 0 1"] 1. Kc5 {The only move} Kc7 {Again the only move.} 2. Kd5 Kd7= {Both sides are forced to repeat here, and it is a draw.} ...


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It's possible to win a pawn in the opening, but because it is the opening (i.e. heavily analyzed), you can't do it by force. You can only do it if the other side lets you. The Two Knight's Defense with 4. Ng5 is effectively a pawn-up opening for White, although it's not obvious. You might want to take a look. [FEN "rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/...


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Assuming it's black to move this is a very simple win. White has the opposition and a strong king position. I would recommend reading up on the opposition. White can effectively "push" the black king back because black has no alternative. A decent endgame player will see this as a win almost instantly.


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You cannot apply pressure on an opening. You apply pressure on a weakness which may or may not occur in the opening. Sorry there is no magic way to win a pawn in the opening or the other guys would already have been doing that and there would be no point to ever playing the game. If you have an edge in position you might be able to apply pressure to win ...


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You're confusing score with score. Except for the game score (notation) and commentary, there's no real to show the action on the board. Even a material balance could be misleading, as we'd need to differentiate between a sacrificial attack and a lucky mate when losing badly. We do have an external indicator, ratings*, which, by the difference, can ...


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