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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.

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L o today you will learn how to play chess

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


How to play chess

How to Play Chess


The pieces

The Pieces


The pawn

The Pawn


The rook castle

The Rook (Castle)


The knight horse

The Knight (horse)


The bishop

The Bishop


The queen

The Queen


The king

The King


Setting up the chess board

Setting up the chess board

Make sure the white square is on your right.


Setting up the chess board1

Setting up the chess board

The rooks go here & here


Setting up the chess board2

Setting up the chess board

The knights go here & here


Setting up the chess board3

Setting up the chess board

The bishops go here & here


Setting up the chess board4

Setting up the chess board

The Queen goes on her OWN color


Setting up the chess board5

Setting up the chess board

The King stands next to his queen.


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Setting up the chess board

All the pawns are in front


How the pieces move and capture

How the pieces move and capture

Rooks move vertically or horizontally

As far as they choose……


How the pieces move and capture1

How the pieces move and capture

or until they are stopped by an obstacle


How the pieces move and capture2

How the pieces move and capture

or until they capture a piece


How the pieces move and capture3

How the pieces move and capture

Knights move up one over two.


How the pieces move and capture4

How the pieces move and capture

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


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How the pieces move and capture

Bishops move diagonally on their own color

As far as they choose……


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How the pieces move and capture

or until they are stopped by an obstacle


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How the pieces move and capture

or until they capture a piece


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How the pieces move and capture

The queen can move in any direction as far as she chooses….


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How the pieces move and capture

Until she is stopped by an obstacle….


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How the pieces move and capture

Or she captures a piece….


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How the pieces move and capture

The king can move in any direction ONE space


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How the pieces move and capture

Another way a king can move is by doing what is called castling.


How the pieces move and capture13

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 capture14

How the pieces move and capture

Or on the other side….


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How the pieces move and capture

The king captures the piece on the square he lands


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How the pieces move and capture

Pawns move one space at time forward


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How the pieces move and capture

Exception: on a pawn’s first move it may CHOOSE to move two spaces instead.


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How the pieces move and capture

Pawns are the only piece that captures differently from how it moves.


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How the pieces move and capture

Pawns capture diagonally.


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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.


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How the pieces move and capture

This is called en passant: this means to pass one by in French.


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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 capture23

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.


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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

How the game is won.

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


How the game is won1

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 won2

How the game is won.

Not Allowed!

A king may not move into check


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How the pieces move and capture

A king may not move across the line of check


How the game is won3

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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