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  1. 05 Nov '06 05:41
    this may sound dumb but...... how do you castle on this site?
  2. 05 Nov '06 06:01
    It's a special king move. Just move the king to the place he should go after the castling, and the rook will move automatically.
  3. Donation briancron
    nunquam perdo
    05 Nov '06 06:01 / 1 edit
    move the king over two spaces as you would otb

    It will pull the rook after you submit...

    If you ever make an illegal move it will show you in red...

    I never move the rook first otb but I assume if you did that here you would have an illegal move... don't know

    edit:
    grrrr... .the post above me wasn't here when I started :p
  4. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    05 Nov '06 11:15
    Originally posted by briancron
    move the king over two spaces as you would otb

    It will pull the rook after you submit...

    If you ever make an illegal move it will show you in red...

    I never move the rook first otb but I assume if you did that here you would have an illegal move... don't know

    edit:
    grrrr... .the post above me wasn't here when I started :p
    In tournament chess you must touch the king first when castling otherwise you risk your opponent forcing you to make a Rook move due to touch move.

    And moving your rook to the square it would end up on after castling wouldn't be an illegal move in any situation where castling was legal.
  5. Donation briancron
    nunquam perdo
    05 Nov '06 16:23
    yeah you are right... sorry

    I always move the king first because of the touch move rule as a habit.
  6. 05 Nov '06 21:25
    Originally posted by briancron
    move the king over two spaces as you would otb

    It will pull the rook after you submit...
    That's how it worked earlier. Now the rook will be moved immediately, before you submit the move.
  7. 05 Nov '06 21:51
    Originally posted by Nordlys
    That's how it worked earlier. Now the rook will be moved immediately, before you submit the move.
    well it will animate that, but it may still be an illegal castle.
  8. 06 Nov '06 02:23
    Thanks alot..... i needed it because i think it might cruical in a game im playing