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A move that results in loss of material or the game
To move a king over two spaces to either the kingside or queenside and moving the rook to the other side of it before either piece has moved
When one side's king is threatened, but that side can move so the king no longer threatened
When one side's king is threatened and that side can't move to remove that threat, resulting in loss of the game
When one side's king is not threatened but that side cannot make a legal move
When a piece can be taken
To capture a pawn that has moved two squares on its first turn as if it had only moves one
To develop a bishop on the corner (b2, g2, b7 or g7)
When two or more pieces are threatened
When a piece cannot move without exposing a more valuable piece to capture
When a piece cannot move without exposing a less valuable piece to capture.
An opening that sacrifices material for another advantage
A horizontal row of squares on the chessboard
A vertical row of squares on the chessboard
When a player must move even though any move will be harmful to them
A surprise move is a seemingly forced sequenced
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Created Sep 23, 2009SourceReportNominate
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