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Last updated on 7/2/15, 3:17 AM.
If I had a penny for every time I got done by this when I first started playing online... I'd have about 8p.
it's the first time i hear about it ...i see it but i've not recognized it
How do you enter the move into Chess.com?
this En passant move cost me a winnning game in a tournament..
i saw this move when i play chess in my Phone..but thought it is some bug in the software...
never seen it when played agaist other players...waaai...
after my game & knowing the rule, I thought of shooting the one who introduced this rule..hehe
thats really cool!!
You might think of en passant in this way.
When foot soldiers actually did battle, they attacked diagonally upon their foe. Hence the diagonal pawn capture. In a real battle, a soldier moving forward would always run the the risk of being attacked by another soldier. You couldn't just run by magically. The opponent might let you by...but you never knew. En passant is similar to this analogy. A pawns optional 2 square first move is like trying to run by an opponent. You might get by...you might not.
Well, I have readed about that in a book called Learn Chess or Call Me An Idiot, it great.
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