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Game where two players move pieces around a board in order to "e&checkmate"e& the opponent (i.e., attack the king in such a manner that no escape is possible).
Board divided into 64 black and white squares; the corner square on each player’s left must be black.
Means of using letters and numbers to identify the chessboard squares; it is used to situate pieces, transcribe games, follow moves, etc.
Dark-colored square; when the game begins, the black queen is on a square of her own color.
Pieces belonging to one of the two players; White starts the game.
Light-colored square; when the game begins, the white queen is on a square of her own color.
Pieces belonging to one of the two players.
Each of the pieces in columns a to d on the board.
Each of the pieces in columns e to h on the board.