No , the pawn may not move backwards .
No. Promoting your pawn counts as your move.
Yes and no , some chess pieces can move sideways whereas others may not - refer to the link below .
They move diagonal to capture (space ahead) but can not move sideways same row
A pawn by itself with no other pawn on its side to move up to protect it is called an isolated pawn.
Moves in chess are determined by the nature of the pieces and the spaces available for a legal move. Any chess piece can move backwards except for the pawn - and even the pawn can move backwards in a sense, if it reaches the back of the board and is promoted.
Until a pawn is promoted to a queen, rook, bishop or knight, it cannot move backwards.
Pawns cant move sideways just like that..... they can move only while attacking some other piece.........
No. Pawns cannot move backwards.