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Back rank

The back rank refers to the row on a chessboard where the major pieces (rooks and queen) are placed at the beginning of the...

Diagonals

Diagonals are the lines on a chessboard that run from one corner to the opposite corner. They connect squares of the same color. Similar...

Epaulette Mate

An epaulette mate is a type of checkmate in chess where the opposing king is surrounded by its own pieces, resembling shoulder pads, making...

Rook

The rook is one of the most powerful pieces in chess, moving in straight lines along any row or column of the board. It...