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Chess board

The chess board consists of 64 squares (eight rows and eight columns).The squares are arranged in two alternating colors

 

DG-RA. Red and white chess board (Dominio público)



Each square of the chessboard is identified by a unique coordinate pair, a letter and a number. The vertical columns of squares (called files) from White's left (the queenside) to his or her right (the kingside) are labeled a through h. The horizontal rows of squares (called ranks) are numbered 1 to 8 starting from White's side of the board. Thus each square has a unique identification of file letter followed by rank number. You must be sure that your first right square is white (h1 for White´s player or a8 for Black´s player).

Chess board
Move the pieces to complete this chess board puzzle


Lino Dominguez Rodriguez

How To Set Up a Chess Game

Step 1. Place a board on the table so that a black square is on the left side of each person playing.

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Step 2. Begin by placing your white king piece. He belongs in the fifth square to the right on the back line.

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Step 3. Place the white queen on the left side of the white king piece. It should be four squares from the left side of the board.

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Remember: white queen = white square, black queen = black square.

The queen has a crown.

Step 4. Place one bishop on each side of the king and queen pieces for both black and white.


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Step 5. Place one knight piece next to each bishop for both black and white.


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Step 6. Place a rook on each corner of the board.


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Step 7. Place one pawn piece in front of each piece already on the board.


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Step 8. It's time to play, so remember about how the pieces move.

True-False Sentences

Question 1

Step 1. Place a board on your table so that a white square is on the left side of each person playing.

Question 2

Step 2. Begin by placing your white king piece. He belongs in the fifth square to the left on the back line.

Question 3

Step 3. Place the white queen on the left side of the white king piece. It should be four squares from the left side of the board.

Question 4

Step 4. Place one pawn on each side of the king and queen pieces for both black and white.

Question 5

Step 5. Place one knight piece next to each bishop for both black and white.

Question 6

Step 6. Place a knight on each corner of the board.

Question 7

Step 7. Place one pawn piece in front of each piece already on the board.

Question 8

Step 8. Enjoy! It's time to go to the playground.