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  Definition of passant - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Middle English passaunt, from Anglo-French passant, from present participle of passer to pass
Learn more about "passant" and related topics at Britannica.com
See a map of "passant" in the Visual Thesaurus
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=passant   (42 words)

Griffin Passant Streetwear is a unique kind of design work, derivative of Japanese style streetwear design like Bathing ape.
Though not a follower of trends the design work at Griffin Passant has become common place.
Passant like The If (urban wear), Kikwear, Urban 73 and other underground designers have found success on the internet with the new resurgence of post modern punk, the surfer-skaters, gamers and the new urban preppies.
www.cafepress.com /griffinpassant   (133 words)

  Mark Lowery's Exciting World of Chess - En passant
White now optionally may do an en passant capture of Black's pawn at f5 by placing his or her pawn at e5 onto the f6 square, and removing White's pawn at f5 from the chessboard.
In chess notation, en passant capture is shown as if the capture had been made on the square it would have occurred if the pawn had not been advanced two squares.
The algebraic chess notation for the en passant capture would be exf6, although you also may see it noted with "en" or "en." either within or without parentheses: exf6en or exf6(en), or exf6en.
www.markalowery.net /Chess/pawns/enpassant.html   (1435 words)

  The Denver Post - Powerful Passant performs vertical feat
Passant, a lithe ski master with a reservoir of lung power apparently capable of overcoming a depleted karmic cache, wrapped up a ski mountaineering season for the record books Saturday at Arapahoe Basin's Marmot Grind.
Passant confirmed Swenson's inkling by not just sweeping the series but winning every race in less than two hours.
Passant started his season by plowing through 20 inches of fresh snow to win the race at Sunlight in January, defeating Gunnison endurance athlete Bryan Wickenhauser by less than a minute.
www.denverpost.com /extremes/ci_5788304   (963 words)

 Gaia :: Passant Guard
When a Passant has learnt all they can, then they are free to leave and stand side by side with their human counterpart.
Passants are hatched from eggs, which are transported to the Guard from around the world.
Passants usually give birth to two offspring, but there are ways of encouraging higher numbers by the means of potions etc (that nay or may not work).
www.gaiaonline.com /forum/viewtopic.php?t=10100066   (4226 words)

 En Passant
En passant occurs only when your pawn is resting on the opponent's 5th rank… each player counts up five ranks from his side of the board.
White is not obligated to capture en passant and could also play another move like moving one of his minor pieces.
However, you can only capture en passant immediately after your opponent gives you the chance, or the opportunity is lost until the next occurrence.
www.thechessdrum.net /chessacademy/CA_EnPassant.html   (364 words)

 En Passant Capture [Retro Corner]
En passant (like castling) is a conditional move, whose legality in a position depends upon the history of the game.
En passant capture is the only way to give a double check without moving either of the checking units.
Some compositions of this kind are designed to be handled using the en passant convention together with the Castling Convention and the Mutually Exclusive Castlings convention.
www.janko.at /Retros/Glossary/EnPassant.htm   (820 words)

 Chess: capturing en passant
So to cancel out the advantage the en passant rule was introduced - big fanfare for the en passant rule - whereby the pawn on e6 gets to capture the pawn passing it on the square d6.
Now note the en passant rule only relates to the pawn moving on its first move and choosing to move two squares.
So there you have it, en passant is a rule only for the pawns and there are no captures by the other pieces as they move past each other.
en.allexperts.com /q/Chess-1332/capturing-en-passant.htm   (446 words)

 Amazon.com: En Passant: Music: Jean-Jacques Goldman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
En Passant is probably Goldman's most melancholic CD, the one made after his divorce.
En Passant is a great, romantic, relaxing, and poetic CD that will please all listeners.
I became one of his biggest fans after this CD and then was tempted to trace back his music and was not disappointed in the least bit.
www.amazon.com /En-Passant-Jean-Jacques-Goldman/dp/B0000059J9   (1052 words)

 Capturing en passant
Captures en passant or "in passing" are a special option which a player
There is one instance when capturing en passant is compulsory.
There is also one instance when capturing en passant is not allowed.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/Lab/8354/en_pass.htm   (234 words)

Passant Vatsalya Karunaratne was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka on July 18th, 1976.
Passant Karunaratne was inducted into Eta Kappa Nu, the National Electrical Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honors Society, and Sigma Xi, the National Scientific Research Honor Society, in 1996, and the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society in 1997.
He also received the Benjamin Barge Mathematics Prize, in 1994, 1995, and 1996, and the IEEE/J.J.Ebers Memorial Award for high academic achievement in the field of electrical engineering, in 1997.
ivpl.ece.northwestern.edu /Staff/Passant.html   (619 words)

 CD Baby: MICHEL LAMBERT: Le Passant
With Le Passant, I followed an opposite procedure which was to write everything in a continuous short time span (about two weeks).
Unique in its own way, Le Passant is a confrontation between the worlds of through-composed music and free improvisation.
A wanderer for some, a traveller for others, the vagrant is an individual of differing appearances, but wherever he goes he leaves traces that inspire those alert enough to follow in his footsteps".
cdbaby.com /cd/lambertm2   (734 words)

 En Passant - Nørresundby Chess Club
En Passant is a chess site with free chess software and resources for chess publishing like chess fonts, diagram utilities, graphics and more.
En Passant is the homepage of Nørresundby Chess Club in Denmark.
Nørresundby Chess Club has been on the web since 3.
www.enpassant.dk /chess/homeeng.htm   (184 words)

 University of Delaware: EN PASSANT ARCHIVE
The En Passant Archive, spanning the dates 1970 — 1983, is the archive of the little poetry magazine En Passant, edited by James Costello in Wilmington, Delaware.
Although examples of Costello’s written comments are rare, the correspondence does reflect the editorial exchange that passed between Costello and the poets who sought publication in his magazine.
The publications series includes twelve of the thirteen published issues of En Passant (a complete set of the little magazine is available in Special Collections), several little magazines that published Costello’s poetry, and two small books of Nathan Cervo’s poetry.
www.lib.udel.edu /ud/spec/findaids/enpassnt.htm   (677 words)

 Cyberpresse | Actualités   (Site not responding. Last check: )
La proportion de la main-d'oeuvre infirmière employée à temps plein a augmenté légèrement, passant de 53,5 pour cent en 2004 à 53,8 pour cent en 2005.
Le taux d'emploi à temps partiel a chuté, passant de 34,9 pour cent à 33,8 pour cent, et le taux d'emploi occasionnel a connu une hausse, passant de 11,6 pour cent à 12,4 pour cent.
Le nombre d'infirmières travaillant à temps plein au Québec a légèrement diminué, passant de 51,7 pour cent en 2004 à 51,6 pour cent en 2005.
www.cyberpresse.ca /article/20061018/CPACTUALITES/61018184/0/84631   (670 words)

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The EN PASSANT rule is the rule that most people find hardest to understand.
Remember that the EN PASSANT capture happens when a pawn captures a pawn as it PASSES a square.
The EN PASSANT rule is an important part of chess.
www.chesskids.com /kids/enpas.htm   (316 words)

 RedHotPawn.com : En Passant
In the adjacent column, a white pawn, still on its initial square, is preparing to make a two-move jump to avoid capture.
However, the en passant rule prevents a pawn from avoiding capture by another pawn in this manner, and allows the fl pawn to capture the white pawn exactly as if the white pawn had moved only one square.
Note that only another pawn may capture en passant, the move cannot be performed by any other piece.
www.redhotpawn.com /help/index.php?help=enpassant   (157 words)

 En Passant   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When a pawn on its starting square moves "two squares" in one move, the "En Passant" rule can be used.
Since it did not allow the fl pawn to capture it(for example by only moving one square...to d3), the Black pawn is now allowed to capture the white pawn using the "en passant" rule.
16...f5 17.exf6 this move is called "en passant" which means "in passing." Black pushed the pawn to f5 to gain space on the kingside and also to block the white d3 bishop.
members.aol.com /manusfealy3/ch65.htm   (724 words)

 Inns and Bed & Breakfasts in Québec— The Bed & Breakfasts accredited as Gîte du Passant MD
The banner Gîte du Passant TM (Bed and Breakfast): for authentic accommodation across Québec's toursit regions.
the Fédération des Agricotours, which manages the Gîte du Passant TM banner, made its start in the area of tourist accommodation in Québec by adopting the very popular British concept of Bed and Breakfasts (BandB), where tourists are lodged in private residences, and by proposing this idea for Québec family homes.
Almost 30 years later, an excellent network of Gîte du Passant TM (Bed and Breakfast) now criss-crosses the province of Québec, to the great pleasure of tourists looking for human adventure and unforgettable vacations, outings and excursions into the countryside.
www.inns-bb.com /inns_accommodation_bed_breakfasts_accredited.html   (525 words)

 Le Passant Ordinaire
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Artiste associé 2004-2005 au Centre de Langues de la London School of Economics and Political Science, Londres.
Abonnement gratuit à la lettre d'information du Passant Ordinaire
www.passant-ordinaire.com   (1182 words)

 En Passant - Moviefone   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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movies.aol.com /movie/en-passant/1111074/main   (96 words)

 How to Play Chess: en passant   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When a pawn moves two squares on its first move and comes next to an opponent's pawn, it may be captured "en passant."
If a pawn moves one square and comes next to an opponent's pawn, it may not be captured "en passant." It is only when the pawn moves two squares, on its first move that "en passant" may occur.
White has just moved his pawn two squares forward from g2 to g4 and has come next to the pawn on f4.
www.chessdryad.com /education/magictheater/ep/index.htm   (114 words)

 Chess Rules for En Passant
When this happens, the opposing player has the option to take the moved pawn "en passant" as if it had only moved one square.
The en passant move was developed after pawns were allowed to move more than one square on their initial move.
This was done to make sure they retained some of the restrictions imposed by slow movement, while at the same time speeding up the game.
www.conservativebookstore.com /chess/enpass.htm   (259 words)

 CD Baby: QUEEN'S GAMBIT: En Passant - from celtic
From here, the harmonies and instrumental blends move up to the next level, but still rooted firmly in the Irish and Scottish heritage that has carried them thus far.
"En Passant" is a compilation of "the rest of the songs", the ones we have been doing, some since the very beginning four years ago, but hadn't recorded yet, and a reprise of three tracks from the first CD, "Opening Move - Take Two".
This makes the collection pretty much complete, and the place to go from here beckons us like a lovely lass waving to us from the streets of the city.
cdbaby.com /cd/queensgambit5/from/celtic   (252 words)

 Learnthat.com En Passant - In Passing - Chess Rule - How to Play Chess   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the most confusing and overlooked rules of chess is the En Passant (in passing) rule.
Although you may play a hundred games, and never have to use the En Passant rule, you should know it if your opponent uses it.
If you don't remember that a pawn can move twice on their initial move only, refer back to Pawn Moves.
www.learnthat.com /courses/fun/chess/beginrules15.shtml   (287 words)

 Chess Corner - Chess Tutorial - En Passant
Every pawn, on its first move, has the choice of moving either one or two squares forward.
This special way of capturing is called capturing en passant and is abbreviated e.p.
En passant is a French expression which means "in passing" The en passant capture must be done immediately after the fl pawn advances two squares.
www.chesscorner.com /tutorial/basic/passant/passant.htm   (178 words)

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