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Where is the White King? (Posted on 2005-08-05) Difficulty: 3 of 5
The position below was achieved in a normal chess game, and there are no other pieces left on the board with the exception of the white King. Where is the white King? How was this position achieved?



See The Solution Submitted by pcbouhid    
Rating: 3.2857 (7 votes)

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re: Wrong solution? | Comment 20 of 21 |
(In reply to Wrong solution? by Justin)

Justin, you are mising the take "en passant". It is able to be played when a pawn advance from it initial house to the fourth house, and there is a pawn of the other color in the fourth house, that what diagram shows. In our case, the Black, if itīs interesting to do so, can take the white pawn that just moved, with its pawn, that is placed at the third house.

Read about "to take en passant".

  Posted by pcbouhid on 2005-10-08 22:52:02
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