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chess click to hear : chess

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).
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chessboard chess notation black square White white square Black queen’s side king’s side

chessboard click to hear : chessboard

Board divided into 64 black and white squares; the corner square on each player’s left must be black.

chess notation click to hear : chess notation

Means of using letters and numbers to identify the chessboard squares; it is used to situate pieces, transcribe games, follow moves, etc.

black square click to hear : black square

Dark-colored square; when the game begins, the black queen is on a square of her own color.

White click to hear : White

Pieces belonging to one of the two players; White starts the game.

white square click to hear : white square

Light-colored square; when the game begins, the white queen is on a square of her own color.

Black click to hear : Black

Pieces belonging to one of the two players.

queen’s side click to hear : queen’s side

Each of the pieces in columns a to d on the board.

king’s side click to hear : king’s side

Each of the pieces in columns e to h on the board.