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International Chess, also called English Chess, is very challenging to learn, as it has many rules, and each chess piece moves differently. Each player takes turns, until the game is over when the winner captures the adversary King. White Player moves first, then Black Player.
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During each turn, click on a chess piece of the color to highlight it. To move to a destination, click on a valid position. If it's invalid, nothing changes.
After a piece is selected and highlighted,
Click on itself again to unselect it.
Click on another chess piece of the same color to switch & select the other piece.
Click on a chess piece of different color to capture it if it's a valid move.
moves one square in any direction. The king has also a special move which is called castling and involves also moving a rook.
combines the power of the rook and bishop and can move any number of squares along rank, file, or diagonal, but it may not leap over other pieces.
can move any number of squares along any rank or file, but may not leap over other pieces. Along with the king, the rook is involved during the king's castling move.
can move any number of squares diagonally, but may not leap over other pieces.
moves to any of the closest squares that are not on the same rank, file, or diagonal, thus the move forms an "L"-shape: two squares vertically and one square horizontally, or two squares horizontally and one square vertically. The knight is the only piece that can leap over other pieces.
may move forward to the unoccupied square immediately in front of it on the same file, or on its first move it may advance two squares along the same file provided both squares are unoccupied; or the pawn may capture an opponent's piece on a square diagonally in front of it on an adjacent file, by moving to that square. The pawn has two special moves: the en passant capture and pawn promotion.