# L.O. Today you will learn how to play chess. How to Play Chess.

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L.O. Today you will learn how to play chess

How to Play Chess

The Pieces

The Pawn

The Rook (Castle)

The Knight (horse)

The Bishop

The Queen

The King

Setting up the chess board Make sure the white square is on your right.

Setting up the chess board The rooks go here & here

Setting up the chess board The knights go here & here

Setting up the chess board The bishops go here & here

Setting up the chess board The Queen goes on her OWN color

Setting up the chess board The King stands next to his queen.

Setting up the chess board All the pawns are in front

How the pieces move and capture Rooks move vertically or horizontally As far as they choose……

How the pieces move and capture or until they are stopped by an obstacle

How the pieces move and capture or until they capture a piece

How the pieces move and capture Knights move up one over two.

How the pieces move and capture They jump over any obstacles in between and capture the piece on the square where they land.

How the pieces move and capture Bishops move diagonally on their own color As far as they choose……

How the pieces move and capture or until they are stopped by an obstacle

How the pieces move and capture or until they capture a piece

How the pieces move and capture The queen can move in any direction as far as she chooses….

How the pieces move and capture Until she is stopped by an obstacle….

How the pieces move and capture Or she captures a piece….

How the pieces move and capture The king can move in any direction ONE space

How the pieces move and capture Another way a king can move is by doing what is called castling.

How the pieces move and capture This is when there is nothing between the king and either rook. The king moves over two spaces and rook goes on the other side of the king.

How the pieces move and capture Or on the other side….

How the pieces move and capture The king captures the piece on the square he lands

How the pieces move and capture Pawns move one space at time forward

How the pieces move and capture Exception: on a pawn’s first move it may CHOOSE to move two spaces instead.

How the pieces move and capture Pawns are the only piece that captures differently from how it moves.

How the pieces move and capture Pawns capture diagonally.

How the pieces move and capture If a pawn chooses to move two spaces on its first move and thereby skips over the attacking square of the opponent.

How the pieces move and capture This is called en passant: this means to pass one by in French.

How the pieces move and capture The rule of en passant says that if this happens the opponent may choose to capture that pawn as if it only moved one square and landed on the attacking square.

How the pieces move and capture If you get a pawn to the other side of the board it turns into a queen or whatever piece you want.

How the pieces move and capture The only piece on the board that can NOT be captured is the KING.

How the game is won. The point of the game is to get the king in check mate.

How the game is won. This means that the king is UNDER attack as if he were going to be captured. This is called check.

How the game is won. A king may not move into check Not Allowed!

How the pieces move and capture A king may not move across the line of check

How the game is won. If the king is in check and has NO way to get out of being in check. This is called CHECKMATE. And the game is over.

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