King Sideways Moves

Yes, Kings can move sideways (left/right) but only one square at a time. Kings can in fact move in any of the 8 possible directions: left, right, up down, and the 4 diagonals. Kings can move forwards and backwards. The special castles move with a King and Rook is also a sideways move. Read more about: King Moves

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