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The side of the chessboard that is nearest to the queen's opening position.

queen′side′ adv. & adj.
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(ˈkwiːnˌsaɪd) chess
(Chess & Draughts) the half of a chessboard on which the queen starts
(Chess & Draughts) occurring on the queenside
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He blasted black's queenside and relentlessly pursued the black knight until finally closing the net on move 47.
[centralizing the Queen and preparing Castle Queenside.] 10...cxd4, 11.
However, White loses his advantage by playing b6 instead of a6 on move 20, and after closing down the Queenside he errs further by overestimating Black's attack and misplaces his pieces in order to mount a defence.
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Jones sacrificed an exchange to neutralise the attack, while securing the two bishops and severely weakening Latasa's queenside and kingside pawns.
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