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  1. 04 Nov '09 10:27
    i cant castle, i click on king and move it into position but the castle does not move
    can anybody help.


    rabnes
  2. Subscriber Mctayto
    Highlander
    04 Nov '09 11:00
    Originally posted by rabnes
    i cant castle, i click on king and move it into position but the castle does not move
    can anybody help.


    rabnes
    There are certain conditions to observe before castling.
    eg the king can't move through a position that would in effect pass through a check
    the king or rook can't have previously moved
    the king moves 2 spaces toward rook
  3. 04 Nov '09 11:22
    Originally posted by rabnes
    i cant castle, i click on king and move it into position but the castle does not move
    can anybody help.


    rabnes
    If you click the king, and click on the square two places on either side, and the king moves there, but the rook doesn't move? Such a king move isn't possible.

    Does it leave pink squares when you try?
  4. Standard member zozozozo
    Thread Killing Chimp
    04 Nov '09 12:00 / 1 edit
    Help -> FAQ -> Castling (http://www.redhotpawn.com/help/index.php?help=castling)
    for the complete requirements to castle.
    Post the game id number if you want us to point at what you are doing wrong (/missed to see).
  5. 04 Nov '09 12:14
    Originally posted by rabnes
    i cant castle, i click on king and move it into position but the castle does not move
    can anybody help.


    rabnes
    Also see the FIDE handbook site : -
    http://www.fide.com/component/handbook/?id=32&view=category:
    Then go to Section E Miscellaneous.
    E.1. Laws of Chess,
    and Left-Click on 'E.1.01A Laws of Chess'
    Then go to Article 3.8 which covers the King's moves, including 'Castling'.
  6. 04 Nov '09 17:04
    The guy's rated 1500+. He knows the rules.
  7. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    04 Nov '09 17:52
    Originally posted by Goshen
    The guy's rated 1500+. He knows the rules.
    That's quite a leap of faith. In my 6+ years here I've seen 1500- 1900 players who didn't know how to castle, en passant, and also get confused about stalemate positions calling them bugs in the system.

    P-
  8. 04 Nov '09 18:16 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Goshen
    The guy's rated 1500+. He knows the rules.
    Also remember the famous incident during the 1974 Karpov-Korchnoi match, when in the 21st game Korchnoi had a question for the arbiter. What was it about? Castling.