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
flagthe United States
9%
21%
69%
0%
33
flagItaly
7%
7%
69%
15%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
23%
61%
7%
13
flagPoland
9%
27%
60%
2%
5334
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
30%
57%
4%
89
flagUnknown
9%
34%
55%
0%
665
flagNorway
17%
29%
52%
0%
17
flagGermany
5%
35%
50%
8%
59
flagthe Netherlands
25%
18%
50%
0%
16

Gender

men57%
women55%
any
9%
9%
pawn only
30%
32%
pawn or knight
57%
55%
queen or king
1%
2%

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