Special Chess Rules: Castling, Pawn Promotion, and En Passant. 01 of 04. The Special Moves in Chess. Beginning chess players quickly learn the basic moves allowed by each piece and the fundamentals of capturing enemy pieces. 02 of 04. Castling. All diagrams © Ed Scimia. 03 of 04. Pawn Promotion. 04 of 04. En Passant.
The Pawn can never move backwards. The Pawn also has a special move called “En Passant”, which you can read about in special moves section below. If the Pawn reaches the opposite side of the chessboard, it has the unique ability to promote to another chess piece. The pawn can become a Queen, Bishop, Rook, or Knight.
Special Moves. Castling. Castling is a special move in which the king is transferred from its original square two squares along the back row toward the corner square of a rook, which is then transferred to the square passed over by the king. En Passant. Pawn Promotion.
This move allows you to do two important things all in one move: get your king to safety (hopefully), and get your rook out of the corner and into the game.
Learn more about Special Chess Moves like the E-Pawn Advance.
Every chess player knows that some chess moves are harder to spot than others: backward moves, horizontal moves, moving a piece to an.
And, like with all pieces, if the queen captures an opponent’s piece her move is over. … Pawns have another special ability and that is that if a pawn reaches.