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A check in Chess is when your opponent's king is in danger.

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Q: What is a check in a chess game?
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When you get check mated

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The goal of chess is to capture your opponent's King .The goal of a chess game is to put the opponent king in Check Mate.

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A tied game of chess is called a Stalemate, this happens when all a player's moves would put his King into check, but the King is not actually in check at that moment.

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Which game has the terms checkmate and stalemate?

The game of chess uses those terms. Chess does checkmate means your in check and you cant get out and stalemate means you have no where you can move

In chess if the king MOVES in to cheak can you take him?

In a standard game of chess the king cannot legally move into check, so he must make another move. In blitz chess (using a chess clock with time limit 5 minutes or less for the entire game) you may capture the king if he moves into check and win the game.

What is a legal check mate in chess?

A legal check mate in chess is anytime the king piece is in a position that cannot avoid capture by the opponent's pieces. A legal checkmate signifies the end of the chess game.

Do you have to get check mate to win a game of chess?

No. There are many ways to win a chess game; checkmate, resignation, disqualification, and if the game is timed, you can win by your opponent's clock reaching zero.

If you can't move in chess do you loose?

If you are in check, yes. If you are not, then it is a stalemate and the game is drawn.

What happens when a king cant move in chess?

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