# Can a king kill a king in chess?

## Can a king kill a king in chess?

A king can capture a checking piece if the checking piece is undefended (and on an adjacent square). You can’t sacrifice your king.

## Can a Queen kill a king?

Now that your Queen has the King in check, the King can move to any of up to four spaces away from the queen to escape check. If it does so, the game proceeds (the Queen has not taken the King) No piece can kill the King since the game ends when the King is in checkmate (before it is “killed” as you so put it).

## What happens if only King is left in chess?

Fifty move rule says that if both sides have made 50 consecutive moves without making a capture or pawn move then a player may claim a draw. If it’s your move with only king left and you do not have a square on which there is no check by opponent’s pieces, then you can claim draw by stalemate.

## Are 2 rooks better than a queen?

During a game of chess, a player must constantly evaluate the positions arising on the board. As a general rule, two rooks are better than one queen. We usually assimilate the queen to nine pawns, while the pair of rooks is worth ten.