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The pawn may be promoted to any Chess piece except the King .

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Q: When your pawn reaches the other side it can trade out for a rook knight queen or a bishop?
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Can a pawn become a queen in chess?

Yes, IF it promotes(reaches the other side of the board) into one. You can also promote your pawn to a rook, bishop, or knight, but not a king.

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

No. When a pawn reaches the 8th rank, it can be promoted into other pieces, so you can get a Queen back there. But that applies to pawns only. Nothing happens if a Bishop or other piece reaches the 8th rank.

Can you win a piece back in chess?

No, it is impossible to win back a piece in chess. It is only possible to "promote" your pawn to either a Queen, Rook, Knight or Bishop when it reaches the other end of the board.

Can you win with a knight and a bishop in chess?

Having a bishop in Chess will not help you win. You can only win if you have a queen.

What are the positions of the pieces in a game of chess?

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What are some of the chess pieces?

Queen, Rook, Bishop, Knight, Pawn, King

What kind of chess pieces are there?

Pawn, Bishop, Rook, Knight, King and Queen.

What is the ten common chesses?

rook king queen pon knight bishop

What are the equipments needed in chess?

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What happens when a pawn goes all the way across the chess board?

When a pawn reaches the 8th rank it is immediately promoted - changed into a different game piece. It can be promoted into a Rook, Knight, Bishop or Queen - as the most powerful piece, with the moving power of both Bishop and Rook, the Queen is usually chosen. But with certain game states, a Knight may be more useful.

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