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By now, you are probably aware of how the Queen, the Rook and the Bishop move, maybe you already master the mighty Knight’s move. The pawn is a very important piece in Chess, shaping what a given game will be like. Discover here how the pawn moves.

Let’s see how pawns are moving.

Now it is time to check your understanding with a few questions

You are now clear on how the pawn moves. Yet you probably still need to learn how to capture with the pawn, including the tricky “en passant” capture. On a more strategic standpoint, the pawn is also important to protect the castled King.

If you already know all the pieces, you can now focus on other aspects of the game, like interacting with other pieces, capturing pieces, checkmate and castling.

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