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Rules for 'En Passant'

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Wolverhampton Chess Club

1. The attacking or capturing Pawn has to be on it's fifth rank

2.The Pawn that is captured has to have moved two squares forward on its first move so that it moves to the side of the attacking pawn.

3. The attacking pawn moves as if the Pawn to be captured had moved only one square.

4. The 'en passant' move may only be made immediately following the move of the Pawn which is to be captured.