Vertical Move Rules

Vertical chess moves apply to the Rook and Queen pieces. They can move up and down. They can move backwards are forwards as many times as desired. Kings can also move vertically, but only one square at a time. For the pieces that can move vertically:

For the pieces that cannot move vertically, see:

Related Chess Rules Topics

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