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The King can move in any direction, but only one square at a time. The Queen is allowed to move to any direction without a limit of distance, but she is not allowed to move like the Knight. The Rook can  move in any direction without limits within the ranks and files.

The Bishop is allowed to move without limits in diagonal lines. A pawn can advance only one space at a time, except on its first move, when it can advance either one or two squares.The pawn is the only man that does not capture men straight in its path.  Instead, it normally captures a man one square to the left or right of the square in front of the pawn. Knights are the only men that can leap over men in their paths.  A knight moves in an L shape--one rank up or down and two files left or right, or two ranks up or down and one file left or right. 

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