See also:queen's, unlimited, with arrangement of the pieces at the commencement of a
See also:game. the same exceptions . The bishops move diagonally in any direction whether backward or forward . They have an unlimited range, with the same exceptions . The knights' moves are of an absolutely different kind . They move from one corner of any rectangle of three squares by two to the opposite corner; thus, in
See also:diagram 3, the
See also:white knight can move to the square occupied by the black one, and
See also:vice versa, or a knight could move from C to D, or D to C . The move may be made in any direction . It is no obstacle to the knight's move if squares A and B are occupied . It will be perceived that the knight always moves to a square of a different
See also:colour . The
See also:king, queen, rooks and bishops may capture any foeman which stands anywhere within their respective ranges; and the knights can capture the adverse men which stand upon the squares to which they can leap . The piece which takes occupies the square of the piece which is taken, the latter being removed from the
See also:board . The king cannot capture any man which is protected by another man . The moves and capturing
See also:powers of the pawns are as follows:—Each
See also:pawn for his first move may advance either one or two squares straight forward, but afterwards one square only, and this whether upon starting he exercised his
See also:privilege of moving two squares or not .
A pawn can never move backwards . He can capture only diagonally—one square to his right or
See also:left front . A pawn moves like a rook, captures like a
See also:bishop, but only one square at a
See also:time . When a pawn arrives at an eighth square, viz. at the extreme limit of the board, he may, at the option of his owner, be exchanged for any other piece, so that a player may, e.g., have two or more queens on the board at once .
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