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  1. 16 Mar '05 05:09
    How can I make castling?
    I have moved king from e1 to g1, but I cannot castling completed.
    What should I do?
  2. 16 Mar '05 05:19 / 5 edits
    Originally posted by Grigoriy
    How can I make castling?
    I have moved king from e1 to g1, but I cannot castling completed.
    What should I do?
    🙂 Hi Grigoriy; umm. I will go into some detail about it for you.

    Okay well...

    Things that Prevent the White King from Castling.

    #1. If the king has moved to any squares other than g1 or c1 as
    his first move than he cannot castle.
    (White King moves to g1 for kingside castling, c1 for queen side castling. Black King moves to g8 for kingside castling, c8 for queen side.)

    #2. If the Rook moves too any square before the king moves that forfeits your king's opportunity to castle on whatever side that the
    rook had moved.
    (For example:
    · if white's h1 rook moves to g1, f1 or any other square than white can no longer castle kingside.
    · if white's a1 rook moves to b1, c1, d1 or any other square than white
    can no longer castle queenside.)

    #3. If an enemy piece is attacking a square that is in between the king and rook this prevents castling.
    (for example:
    for kingside castling for white, squares f1 & g1 cannot be
    attacked. f8 & g8 for black.
    for queen side castling for white, squares b1, c1 or d1 cannot be attacked. For black b8,c8 or d8 cannot be attacked.)

    #4. And finally, if the king is in check (i.e. being attacked by an enemy piece) then he of course cannot castle.

    I could be missing something else but I think that is it.
    Well good luck with your castling goals. Now go kick butt ! 🙂

    Sincerely, Pavlo. 🙂
  3. 16 Mar '05 05:43 / 5 edits
    Originally posted by Grigoriy
    How can I make castling?
    I have moved king from e1 to g1, but I cannot castling completed.
    What should I do?
    Hi again, Grigoriy.

    i just checked out your public games and if you are talking about white's move #15 against ouroboros; you should be able to castle as far as i can tell. If you move your king from e1 to g1 but the king appears to only be cuddling with your h1 rook in the corner. Press the "move" button and when the screen refreshes you should have a castled position.

    Good luck; have fun! 🙂

    Sincerely, Pavlo. 😀
  4. Standard member thire
    Xebite
    16 Mar '05 07:26
  5. 16 Mar '05 08:10
    Thank you, Pavlo,

    I thought so, but I asked it for any case.
    I play chess not bad, but I am a`beginner at redhotpawn site, so I need some consultation sometime.

    Your name is like Ukrainien name, correct?

    Best, Grigoriy