Chess piece Movement “Cheat Sheet” Pawn – Can move only forward. Can only attack onespace diagonally. Can move two spaces on its first move,otherwise, it can only move one space forward Rook – Can move as many spaces as desired, as long asthe move is only moving the piece vertical or horizontal Knight – Can move two spaces up, and one over, orone space up and two spaces over.
Bishop – Can move as far in the diagonal directionas desired. King – Can move one space in any direction of thepiece. Queen – Can move as many spaces desired in thevertical, horizontal, or the diagonal direction.