18 terms

UIL Chess Puzzle Terms

STUDY
PLAY
Bishop Move
Diagonally
Rook Move
Forward and Sideways
Queen Move
Any number of spaces in any one direction
King Move
One space in any one direction
Knight Move
An "L" shape
Pawn Move
One or two spaces forward, or diagonally to capture
Bishop Point Value
3
Rook Point Value
5
Knight Point Value
3
Queen Point Value
9
Pawn Point Value
1
Castling
The King and Rook switch places
En Passant
A special move by a pawn
Promotion
A pawn can become a queen
Checkmate
The King can't get out of check
Check
The King is in danger, but can escape
Stalemate
Results in a drawn game; you have no legal moves left
Double Attack
The player chooses which of his opponent's pieces to capture, because one of his pieces is set up to capture 2 of the opponent's pieces at the same time