En Passant

There are a few exception in the rules of chess; things like pawn promotion, castling, and en passant are exceptions to how the pieces move. Castling is very commonly seen in chess games, pawn promotion is a lot less common,…
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Pawns in Starting Position in Chess

How the Pawns Moves

The Pawns are always the smallest of the pieces, and you should have eight of them. They will go on the second and seventh rows. White on the second row (a2, b2, c2, d2, e2, f2, g2, h2) and black…
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The Mahabharata and the Origins of Chess

Did you ever stop to wonder where the game of Chess came from and how all the pieces got their names and shapes? It is difficult to determine exactly how old chess really is. There are many different scholarly opinions,…
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