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Check and En Passant ?

Asked by Capper90
Tags check check en passant en passant
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I had an average position and making an attack, relying on maintaining tension. I'd just opened the top players defense in a tournament, his king was exposed, and I was on a decent streak, it wouldve been a 4 point win. Then apparently I cant put a king in check with an en passant capture ?? Move 21
Why does this rule exist ? Is it circumstantial ?

lichess.org/Oi1vfJ17/black#42
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Answered by IM lovlas
That's not how en passant works at all.

Check out: lichess.org/learn#/15
Capper90 commented :
OK, so I need to be on the fifth rank. Thanks for getting the link. and pasting, appreciated.
NoobBatter commented :
Oh my god that puzzle where you ate all the pawns was awesome.

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