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Q: What is another name for a pawn in chess?
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When a pawn in chess becomes a queen does it move another turn immediately?

No. Promoting your pawn counts as your move.

In chess when a piece crosses the chess board do you get your queen back?

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 .

Chess if a pawn gets to the end of the chess board get you get a new queen if you already have one?

Once a pawn reaches the last rank the pawn can be promoted to any piece except the king . Yes , if you already have a queen the pawn can be promoted to another queen .

Can a pawn take anyother piece in chess?

The pawn has the power of capturing any chess piece .

Can you reclaim another queen with a pawn in chess if you queeen is still in place.?

If one of your pawns reaches the other end of the board you may trade that pawn for any chess piece you have lost.

Is it only the pawn in chess that can get another piece back not any other piece?


Can you surrender a pond in chess?

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 .

Can a pawn pass in chess?

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Is it possible to attack a chess piece with a pawn diagonally?

Diagonal attacking is the only way a pawn can capture another chess piece , besides a En Passant capture , since this is the only way a pawn can attack or threaten another chessmen . See related link below to additional information on how a pawn moves , attacks and captures .

When promoting a pawn to a bishop in chess what color does it become?

When promoting a pawn in chess, it stays the same color it was to start with.

What will you get when pawn goes to kings place in chess?

The Pawn can then be promoted to any chess piece other than the King .

Where can you find pawn?

In a game of chess.

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