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Pawns in Chess are unique from any other piece in that they move and attack in different directions. Pawns may move one or two spaces forward when on the 2nd or 7th rank (their starting positions for white and black respectively), and one space after that. They attack diagonally forward, either to the left or the right. This makes it possible to have multiple pawns on one file or vertical lines of squares. They cannot move backwards.

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All of them, except pawns!

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evrey peice but the pawns!!

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How many chess pieces can be used for a first move?

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Yes you can. With the exception of the pawns, all other pieces can move backwards as well as forwards.

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No, the only time you can move two pieces at the same time is when you castle.

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