Definition of queen's rook in English:

queen's rook


  • Each player's rook on the queen's side of the board at the start of a game.

    • ‘The Queen's Rook is then placed on the opposite side of the King on the first vacant square nearest to the King.’
    • ‘When castling, the King either moves two squares towards the King's Rook, or the King move two squares towards the Queen's Rook.’
    • ‘White can castle queenside a move earlier than usual, bringing the queen's rook rapidly into action.’