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En passant

The rule allowing a pawn to capture an opponent's pawn that moved two squares as if it had only moved one

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  • Mar 12, 2017 | 7:21 PM
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    Example: 1. e4 d5 2. e5 f5 3. exf6 e.p.

    Note that white couldn't have played 3. exd6 e.p. because black didn't play 2. ... d5.

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  • Sep 14, 2015 | 3:22 AM
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    Example: 1. e4 d5 2. e5 f5 3. exf6 e.p.

    Note that white couldn't have played 3. exd6 e.p. because black didn't play 2. ... d5.



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