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I have been playing atomic chess on lichess for some time but I still can't definitively state what pawns captures will look like. I think they have a kill radius of 1 but it doesn't effect other pawns? If anyone has a clear and decisive answer, I would love to hear it!

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The captures in atomic chess work as follows:

  1. The captured and capturing piece always die.
  2. Then, anything around the capture square that's not a pawn dies.

For en passant, the capture square is the "bypassed" square of the double pawn move.

See https://lichess.org/variant/atomic or https://illion-atomic.netlify.app/atomic-rules/

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