In chess, a backward pawn is a pawn that is behind the pawns of the same color on the adjacent files and that cannot be advanced without loss of material, usually the backward pawn itself.
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 .
King, Queen, Knight, Bishop, Pawn, Rook.
In a game of chess.
No, a pawn can not check or checkmate a king.
No , the pawn may not move backwards .