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Keyword Query: Chess Re8 Rook To e8
You want to see one of the Rooks move to the 'e8' square.

There are a few ways this can happen ... Actually, there's LOTS of ways, if you factor in a clear Board, during the latter stages of the Middlegame phase and the entire Endgame phase.

Because 'e8' is situated on Black's Back Rank (row), at the start of each game, it's going to be one of Black's Rooks, which gets to occupy this square first, if that's what Black wants.

By far, the quickest way, to achieve Re8, is for Black to Castle Kingside, which will put the Kingside Black Rook immediately on 'f8', from where it's a quick hop-across on 'e8':

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