It is a term used in Chess to refer to a pawn that at first sight appear to be an easy capture. However, if the capture is made it will mean several (estrategical or tactical) complications to the player that captured it, as it was a "poisonous pawn".
The pawn has the power of capturing any chess piece .
You can sacrifice a pawn but the rules do not allow for a player to surrender a pawn . The pawn must be captured in accordance to the rules of chess .
When promoting a pawn in chess, it stays the same color it was to start with.
The Pawn can then be promoted to any chess piece other than the King .
In a game of chess.
A pawn can take any oponents piece
No , the pawn may not move backwards .
No, a pawn can not check or checkmate a king.
Only the pawn can be promoted to another chess piece once the pawn reaches the 8th rank . The pawn can not be promoted to a king .The rules only allow the pawn to be promoted upon the eighth rank . At that time the pawn can then be promoted to a queen or any other chess piece with the sole exception of the king .