Which piece may a chess player use for his initial move?

any
pawn only
pawn or knight
queen or king
At the initial po­si­tion, only pawns have open space to move. The knight is the only piece that can leap over other pieces, in­clud­ing pawns in the initial po­si­tion.

Answers distribution

any
pawn only
pawn or knight
queen or king
answers
flagItaly
10%
10%
70%
10%
10
flagthe United States
11%
26%
61%
0%
26
flagPoland
9%
28%
59%
2%
2832
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
29%
58%
2%
67
flagthe Netherlands
25%
16%
58%
0%
12
flagGermany
4%
28%
57%
9%
42
flagNorway
18%
25%
56%
0%
16
flagUnknown
11%
58%
29%
0%
17

Gender

men59%
women55%
any
8%
9%
pawn only
29%
31%
pawn or knight
60%
55%
queen or king
2%
3%

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