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Chess problems: A proof game. Problem to construct a legal game of given exact length to reach a given position.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Lawson wrote on 2003-08-31 UTC
The King is never actually taken, since checkmate ends the game immediately before the capture of the King. However, a Pawn can give checkmate, that is, a Pawn can be the piece that would capture the King if the game were not ended by checkmate.