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is chess like war

Is Chess Like War?

Most people who play chess liken it to war due to the tactics, strategies and level of coordination involved. Chess evolved from the ancient game ‘Chaturanga’ which was named after a battle formation mentioned in the Indian Epic, Mahabharata. The game gained much attention, in India, during the 7th century before eventually spreading to the rest …

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is en passant legal

Is En Passant Legal?

Many beginner players are startled after first seeing en passant in a game of chess. The word is of French origin which translate to mean ‘in passing”. Now you may be asking “is en passant legal?” Yes, En passant is 100%  fair and legal move in chess. In the 15th century, the game was revised to …

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