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  1. Subscriber invigorate
    Only 1 F in Uckfield
    12 Mar '05 00:16
    I know you shouldn't comment on current games, but I wish to castle in game 1007013 (move 14) and can't! I've not been in check or moved either piece and I won't be moving into check either. After 38,500 moves I should understand why I can't do it.

    Regards
    Stupid
  2. 12 Mar '05 00:48 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by invigorate
    I know you shouldn't comment on current games, but I wish to castle in game 1007013 (move 14) and can't! I've not been in check or moved either piece and I won't be moving into check either. After 38,500 moves I should understand why I can't do it.

    Regards
    Stupid
    This is covered in the FAQ help files on castling: http://www.timeforchess.com/help/index.php?help=castling

    "The king will not move through a square being attacked"

    In order to castle, the king is not allowed to pass through any squares attacked by the opponent. In this situation, your opponent's queen prevents you castling.
  3. Standard member skeeter
    515 + 30 days
    12 Mar '05 04:46 / 1 edit
  4. Subscriber invigorate
    Only 1 F in Uckfield
    12 Mar '05 10:12
    Thank you David and Skeeter
  5. Standard member thire
    Xebite
    12 Mar '05 12:02 / 1 edit
    but you can castle!
    queenside, but not kingside.
    The rook may "castle" over a square attaced by another piece.

    oups, I just saw that I am too late... so, perhaps you can castle next move 😉
    th

    position in Game 1007013 after white moved 14 times: