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The name of the first move played in a game of Chess is called the "opening move".

There are a total of 20 opening moves that can be played at the start of a chess game.

Each pawn has a possibility of moving either one or two steps forward creating 16 possible first moves with a pawn.

Both knights have two squares they can move to creating another 4 possible opening moves.

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