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A pawn can capture an enemy pawn by En Passant ~ see related link below .

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How is the move en passant in chess?

En-passant in French means "in passing". When en-passant occurs is when a pawn is on its starting position and another pawn(playing black) is a knights position away from the white pawn. When the white pawn moves up 2 spaces the pawn runs through blacks spot where he can capture. On the next move black can choose to attack the pawn or to ignore it. En-passant can only be played after the immediate move. Black can not play en-passant on the move following that.

What is the official definition of en passant?

En passant is a special pawn capture in chess. The literal meaning of en passant is "passing."

How do you use en passant?

Assuming you're talking about en passant in chess I'll explain. Say you haven't moved a pawn and there is another pawn threatening the space one up from your pawn. Suppose you move your pawn two spaces up taking it out of harms way of your opponents pawn. En passant is when they move to the space that you would've moved to if you'd only moved the pawn up one . They take you piece and take the space you would've moved to. This move only works with pawns.

How does a pawn piece attack?

The diagonal attack of a pawn is the only way a pawn can capture another chess piece besides 'En Passant' attack ~ see related link below .

In the game of chess what type of piece is involved in the move en passant?

A pawn

Can a pawn only move in a straight line?

A pawn moves in a straight line but captures diagonally or by 'En Passant' .

Can you take up an apponents piece in chess without moving?

Yes, you can. There is a move called "en passant" that enables you to take a pawn without moving. If the opponent's pawn jumps two spaces in its first move to avoid being taken by your pawn, "en passant" is in effect and you can take his pawn.

What is the meaning of the chess term 'en passant'?

The term is 'capturing en passant.' (It's a French term.) It arises when a pawn (obviously one that has not previously moved) moves two spaces ahead, and in doing so ends up immediately beside an opponent's pawn. The opponent's pawn has the option of capturing en passant by removing the first pawn and placing his pawn in the square that the first pawn moved through. The positioning after each player has moved would be the same as if the first pawn had only moved one square forward, and then was captured in normal fashion by the opponent's pawn.

Is there a such rule called passing pawn in chess?

no, I think you mean the move en passant which is a move performed by a pawn and means "in passing" in french

Can the pawn in chess move sideways?

No , the pawn moves forward in a straight line unless when capturing an opponent's chessmen diagonally or by 'En Passant' .

Can a pawn only capture diagonally?

Yes, only diagonally. In special situations, though, there is en passant capturing

Is it possible to attack a chess piece with a pawn diagonally?

Diagonal attacking is the only way a pawn can capture another chess piece , besides a En Passant capture , since this is the only way a pawn can attack or threaten another chessmen . See related link below to additional information on how a pawn moves , attacks and captures .

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