Fianchettoed Bishop

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Bishop (chess) - Game Use - Fianchetto
... A bishop may be fianchettoed, for example after moving the g2 pawn to g3 and the bishop on f1 to g2 ... defense for the castled king on g1 and the bishop can often exert strong pressure on the long diagonal (here h1-a8) ... A fianchettoed bishop should generally not be given up lightly, since the resulting holes in the pawn formation may prove to be serious weaknesses, particularly if the king has castled on that side of the board ...
Fianchetto
... In chess the fianchetto ( "little flank") is a pattern of development wherein a bishop is developed to the second rank of the adjacent knight file, the knight pawn ... is less common in open games (1.e4 e5) but the king's bishop is sometimes fianchettoed by Black in the Spanish Game or by White in an uncommon variation of the Vienna Game ... fianchetto is that it often allows the fianchettoed bishop to become more active ...

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