Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of king's rook in English:
Each player’s rook on the kingside of the board at the start of a game.
- In a different game the very same piece of marble might play another role, such as that of white queen's bishop or, conceivably, black king's rook.
- The king's rook did not move, so by elimination it was the queen's rook that did move.
- In Karpovian style Burn has cleared with his last two moves the way for the transfer of the king's rook to the queen's side, where Black's position soon becomes critical.
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