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queen's rook

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Definition of queen's rook in English:

noun

Chess
Each player’s rook on the queen’s side of the board at the start of a game.
Example sentences
  • The Queen's Rook is then placed on the opposite side of the King on the first vacant square nearest to the King.
  • When castling, the King either moves two squares towards the King's Rook, or the King move two squares towards the Queen's Rook.
  • White can castle queenside a move earlier than usual, bringing the queen's rook rapidly into action.

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