underpromotion love

Definitions

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  • n. Insufficient promotion (of goods, services, employees, etc.).
  • n. Promotion of a pawn to a piece other than a queen.

Etymologies

under- +‎ promotion (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (Any number of additional bishops of either color on the same color of square due to underpromotion do not affect the situation.) * Mutual agreement - a player may offer a draw to his opponent at any stage of a game, ostensibly with the understanding that an eventual draw by other means is the likely result.

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  • Much of the blame for the underpromotion, he said, lay with the previous administration and its preference for youth and fashion over heritage.

    The Guardian World News

  • Jaeger added that it's not just a question of underpromotion, it's also a measure of not having access to the same tools that The Big N does.

    Joystiq

  • Usually players always queen their pawns without giving a proper thought to underpromotion.

    ChessBase News

  • Having long experienced schedule changes, midseason debuts, and underpromotion, the acclaimed

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