More about the King
try to castle
in the early stages of the game and seek safety on
the edge of the board behind
In the endgame, the King emerges to
play an active role
and also by
assisting in the promotion of their
is threatened by an
piece, it is said to be in
check, and the player must move
remove the threat of capture.
cannot escape capture on
his next move,
the King is said to be in checkmate and
Kings and Rooks are the
only two pieces that make a
double move in the Castling maneuver.
The numeric value of the King
could be considered infinite since it is
not meaningful to assign it a value
relative to the other pieces, as it
cannot be captured or exchanged.