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Does pawn's initial double square move have a special name? Something like en passant?

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No, it's a standard move. By definition, pawns are pieces which can move 1 square forward or 2 on the first move, and can capture diagonally. These actions don't have special names as they're easy to define, but en passant requires a bit more explanation (as most pawns never do it in any particular game).

  • Thank you for your answer! – Rui Liu Oct 6 '19 at 13:31

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