Castling | How to Play Chess

When can you move two pieces in a game of chess? Only when castling! Learn this special move of the king and rook in our latest chess lesson!

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  1. Imma troll the crap out of my classmates at the next chess lesson,then show them this video

  2. I'm tryna Castle with this but it's not letting Me!!!

  3. I thought the king could only move one space?

  4. I've just recently got into chess and this completely changes the game for me. I thought it was called en pass but I guess that's something else.

  5. I've been playing chess all my life and not once have I encountered "castling"

  6. I'm hosting a chess tournament in my class, and I'm not sure if I should allow castling or not. Any ideas?

  7. Castling may be long and short? I ask for translating.

  8. Короткая рокировка-little castling
    Длинная рокировка-big castling?

  9. I didn't know u could castle to the long side rook!

  10. I have no clue why I can’t learn this my son was so good. He died and I have been so trying to learn. I just keep losing.maybe my head not right. But so frustrating why I am not understanding

  11. The Castling Rule™️ amazes me.
    It’s a relatively new rule. Who decided this rule change? And how did they get the entire world to go along with it?

  12. You broke your own rules by moving your king through check…?

  13. I've played many games of chess… and I never knew you couldn't castle through a check. I knew you couldn't castle out of check… but I didn't know your king couldn't pass through a check. I wonder how many times this has happened in games I've participated in. 😅

  14. I have been playing chess for a month and I always had the question if I am able to castle in case one of my pawns has already moved forward or been captured but without the rook or the king having moved.

  15. Pinanood ko to dahil sa Chess Pieces ❤❤ wattpadpa

  16. A newbie question: I've played 2 matches against my cousin and in both of them he swap the King and the Queen (they were beside each other) to each others squares, is that a legal move or was he cheating?

  17. I knew the rules of Chess since my childhood but seeing this for the first time

  18. Ive always been confused on ing i thought it was 2 moves but thanks for helping me

  19. I also know this I am just making my dad learn chess

  20. what are other unusual chess moves?
    so far i know this and un passant

  21. I didn’t know you couldn’t castle when you’ve moved your king, huh as an international master you could learn basics everyday

  22. This usefull when playing with friend they never know that HAHHAHA

  23. 1:47 That only applies to an automatic castle. When the King was at f2, white could simply do Rf1, and then Kg1 on the next move to castle manually.

  24. i had no idea you could castle in both directions

  25. If you are in check for example by the queen vertically, and none of the other squares are being attacked if you were to castle, then castling should be legal in terms of getting out of check and the fact that it isn’t or that there is no logical explanation as to why you can’t do this is dumb.

  26. Chess club in 5th grade taught me this and oh boy don’t I love using it

  27. Hi .. Castliing is a move or after do castling we can move other move ?

  28. When i heard this rule i thought why anyone want to do that it doesnt look stronger😅

  29. In my playing experience I'd say in some certain cases i don't think castling is always good cause your king can get trapped in the corner with a series of combinations by the opponent specially if his/her rook, bishop, specially the queen are still in the game. In most games castling is not really mandatory to allow enough space for your king to move freely and avoid capture. I have had several games where often i find my king trapped and mated in the corner after i have castled.

  30. I'm here because I just gave my opponent a free checkmate. Because I didn't know how castling works.

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