We are eight fighters that protect our king we are in the front row of each team what am I?
It's a riddle
That would be chess pawns. When playing chess, all the 8 pawns are there to protect the queen. That move back and forth as you play. You can go to http://www.thievesguild.cc/riddles/index.php?p=18 and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess for more information.