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If you can't move any of your Chess pieces, it is a stalemate and the game is over.

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What happens when a king cant move in chess but you are not in check?

That entirely depends on the position and whose move it is. If it is your move and you do not have any other pieces that can move, then it is a stalemate and the game is drawn. If you do have other pieces that can move, the game simply keeps going. If it is your opponent's move and he checks you and you cannot block the check, it is checkmate and your opponent wins. If he does not check your king, then the game just goes on.

Are you allowed to move back in chess?

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.

In chess made the first move?

In standard chess, with white/black pieces, white makes the first move. He may move any of his pawns forward one or two squares, or move his knights to the either of the two squares each can reach. For chess with differently coloured pieces, or novelty pieces, there isn't quite as easy a rule. Generally you would set the board up as normal with the queens opposite. Once this is done, whoever has the pieces with the queen on their left would move first.

How many of the sixteen chess pieces are you able to move on your first move?

You may move any of the eight pawns or any one of the two knights ; ten out of sixteen chessmen .

Can you capture your own piece in chess?

No, you cannot. It is illegal to take one of your own pieces on any move.

How many spaces can a rook in chess move?

Unlimited, it just can't jump over other pieces like the knight

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

10. Any of the 8 pawns or the 2 knights can be used for the first move. All the other pieces are trapped behind the pawns, and can't move first.

What does queen piece in chess symbolize?

The queen in chess is the most powerful piece on the board. It can move any number of spaces it wants in any of the 8 directions. It can capture all other pieces.

In the game of Chess can the Knight jump opposition pieces when making a move?

Yes the knight can jump any piece

Where in chess does the queen move?

The queen moves an unlimited amount in any direction but cannot jump over intervening pieces.

Can a chess king attack if not in check?

Yes. A king can move to any square that is not attacked by the opponent. It can attack and take the opponent's pieces.

What pieces moves what way in chess?

In chess, the king can move one space in any direction*. The queen can move in any direction for any number of spaces*. The bishop must stay on his starting color and can move any number of spaces in a diagonal line*. The knight moves in an L-shape. The castles(rooks) can only move in a straight line*. The pawns move forward and can attack only if a piece is one space diagonally in front of them.

What are the different chess pieces?

There is a total of 6 pieces on a chess board, they all have the same role, to aid in defeating the other players' pieces. However they move differently from one another, the pawn can move 2 squares forward on its first go and 1 on any turn after that. The rook may move horizontally and vertically, the knight can move forward either 1 or 2 squares and left 1 or 2 squares, the bishop moves diagonally, the queen can move diagonally, horizontally and vertically. The king may only move to squares surrounding it.

How do you beat tower of many betrayals in majestic chess level 8?

You put Black King on h1 and white king on f3 and do not move any other pieces.

Which chess piece represents a Camel?

The Camel is not represented by any one chess piece but there are chess pieces carved from camel bone .

Can the queen move in any direction in chess?

The queen can move in a straight line in any direction as long as nothing is obscuring its path, as it cannot move through other pieces. If it comes across an enemy piece in its path, it must capture it or wait for it to move out of the way before it can continue on in that line. The queen is the most powerful piece in a chess game, though is not as important as the king.

What pieces can attack in chess?

All pieces can attack in chess, but their range of positions and type of allowed movements can limit any of the pieces from attacking in the moment's situation. Example: A piece stuck at the back cannot jump forward to defend.

In Chess can the Queen do the knight moves?

No, the queen cannot make the same moves as a knight. A queen can move like a rook, or a bishop. Meaning, she can either move diagonally, vertically, or horizontally in a straight line around the chess board, as long as no pieces are obscuring her path. The knight, can move once in any non-diagonal direction then twice in any of the four direction, except for the one it came from. Or, it can move twice in any non-diagonal direction then once in any of the three directions it hasn't moved in, and will always resemble an 'L'. In addition to this, knights can move over any pieces in its path.

Is a bishop allowed to take two pieces at a time in chess?

No. Any chess piece can only take one of the opposing pieces at any one time. That's not to say that you can't setup a fork, where your bishop attacks two pieces at the same time, or a pin, such as when the opponent can't move the attacked piece out of the way, but the end result is that you only take one piece at a time.

Which chess pieces can move first?

The white (or lighter colored) pieces always move first.Aside from that, the pawns can move first as they are not obstructed in any way in the opening. But pawns might not be considered pieces, as some view only the rooks, knights, bishops and the king and queen as pieces. In that light, all the pieces are obstructed by the pawns save the knights, and we know that they have the unique ability to circumvent any attempt to block them.

Can you move a chess piece after your turn?

Officially, you cannot move any of your pieces until it's your turn. There are no "take-backs". Once you touch a piece, it must be moved, unless you're only adjusting it in its square.

Does a queen have to be on there color during any move?

No, in the game of Chess the Queen can move from and to any colour.

Is it possible to win a chess game with a Castle and a King?

It's possible to win a chess game with any set or number of pieces

Different kinds of chess chess position?

There are simply an endless number of chess positions to answer this question. Besides, it would be of no help to a player to know various positions of pieces at any given time in any given game.

In chess how many moves do you have once your king is alone?

not limited, there is not any boundation of alone king's move. now you cant win, draw or mate or settlemate are possible results