IS the king in check?

by Craig

If an opponent's pawn can not move, otherwise his king would be in check), would my king be in check from that same pawn if I moved to the pawn's adjacent attcking square, assuming the pawn could not technically attack or advance?


Hi Craig,

it does not matter if a pawn is pinned or not. You can't move your king to a square that is protected by the opponent's pawn. It is as simple as that. Don't make things complicated just follow the rules.

The rule is:

You can't move your king to a square that is protected by your opponent's pieces.

If these pieces can not move because they are pinned somehow does not matter at all.

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