The site has moved to a new server, and there are now some issues to fix. For example, it looks like you can't post comments. I will look into that in the morning.



The Chess Variant Pages



This page is written by the game's inventor, Andy Kurnia.

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Fergus Duniho wrote on 2004-05-19 UTC
When a Pawn makes a double move that takes it past a square under attack by
an enemy Pawn, the enemy Pawn may move to that square on the next turn,
capturing the Pawn that just passed over it. That is called an en passant
capture, which is French for in passing. The right to capture a Pawn by en
passant may be used only on the turn immediately following that Pawn's
double move. If not used immediately, it is lost.

What I don't understand is how the concept of en passant translates to
other pieces. Some examples would help.

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