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
flagSpain
0%
10%
90%
0%
10
flagItaly
7%
7%
69%
15%
13
flagthe United States
8%
22%
68%
0%
35
flagPoland
8%
26%
61%
2%
6463
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
29%
58%
3%
102
flagUnknown
9%
33%
55%
1%
786
flagRepublic of Ireland
13%
26%
53%
6%
15
flagGermany
4%
34%
52%
8%
61
flagthe Netherlands
21%
21%
52%
0%
19
flagNorway
17%
29%
52%
0%
17
flagSwitzerland
20%
70%
10%
0%
20

Gender

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

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