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  1. 04 Jan '07 02:56
    I am playing an opponent who has castled his king and I am trying to do the same but can't get the castling to work. I do meet all the requirements for castling but when i move the king 2 squares towards the rook (from d1 to b1) and try to move the rook over the king (from a1 to c1), the kings returns to it former position. Do I have to press a special key may be (like shift or something) to be able to do that???
  2. 04 Jan '07 03:00
    Originally posted by dynamitelady8191
    I am playing an opponent who has castled his king and I am trying to do the same but can't get the castling to work. I do meet all the requirements for castling but when i move the king 2 squares towards the rook (from d1 to b1) and try to move the rook over the king (from a1 to c1), the kings returns to it former position. Do I have to press a special key may be (like shift or something) to be able to do that???
    The king would be on e1 if it hasn't moved yet.
  3. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    04 Jan '07 03:50
    Originally posted by dynamitelady8191
    I am playing an opponent who has castled his king and I am trying to do the same but can't get the castling to work. I do meet all the requirements for castling but when i move the king 2 squares towards the rook (from d1 to b1) and try to move the rook over the king (from a1 to c1), the kings returns to it former position. Do I have to press a special key may be (like shift or something) to be able to do that???
    It's not fair for us to tell you what you need to do right now. There is no flaw with the rules, just your understanding.

    Read the FAQ about castle, and look through your game from move one. Also, look at your other game from move one. You can do those things, but we shouldn't tell you what's up since a game is hanging on your next move here at RHP.

    P-
  4. Subscriber Very Rusty
    Treat Everyone Equal
    04 Jan '07 04:37
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    It's not fair for us to tell you what you need to do right now. There is no flaw with the rules, just your understanding.

    Read the FAQ about castle, and look through your game from move one. Also, look at your other game from move one. You can do those things, but we shouldn't tell you what's up since a game is hanging on your next move here at RHP.

    P-
    Wow, not even for a "dynamite lady" ? Ok, I guess rules are rules !!
  5. 04 Jan '07 05:47
    Originally posted by dynamitelady8191
    I am playing an opponent who has castled his king and I am trying to do the same but can't get the castling to work. I do meet all the requirements for castling but when i move the king 2 squares towards the rook (from d1 to b1) and try to move the rook over the king (from a1 to c1), the kings returns to it former position. Do I have to press a special key may be (like shift or something) to be able to do that???
    When I castle (and it is allowed to do so) I just move the king two squares and press submit and the rook will follow to its right position.
  6. 04 Jan '07 18:19 / 1 edit
    When playing here, you just make the King's move, when you click on 'Submit Move' the machine will automatically move the Rook as well .
  7. 05 Jan '07 09:55
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    When I castle (and it is allowed to do so) I just move the king two squares and press submit and the rook will follow to its right position.
    When I castle, the rook moves automatically before I press 'submit move'.
  8. 06 Jan '07 10:51 / 1 edit
    Thanks everyone...even to those that wouldn't break the rules for the "dynamite lady". lol.
    Now I have seen what my mistake was.