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8 a8 r b8 n c8 b d8 q e8 k f8 b g8 h8 r 8
7 a7 p b7 p c7 d7 p e7 p f7 p g7 p h7 p 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 n g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 p d5 e5 P~ f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 ~~ f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 N d3 e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 P b2 P c2 P d2 P e2 f2 P g2 P h2 P 2
1 a1 R b1 c1 B d1 Q e1 K f1 B g1 N h1 R 1
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1.e5 kicks the knight back to g8.

Kicking in chess is attacking a piece to force it to move. Kicking a piece can be used to gain control of more space, or to get an extra move.

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