Letter #01 - 2001
Two Pawns move
1/24/01 7:35:20 PM PST
From: Viewer (USA)
A friend just told me that at the beginning of a game, it is OK to move two Pawns forward in the first move (or two Knights) on one's turn.
Is my friend right or is only a joke?
It has been a long time since we heard that story.
There is nothing in the FIDE Chess rules nor in any Chess book that even mentions it, so we assume that is an illegal move.
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