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How to Play Chess

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to set up a chessboard place all of the

white pieces on one side and all of the

black pieces on the other side your

pieces should be arranged in two rows

the back row should contain all of your

special pieces and the front row should

contain all of your pawns pawns are the

short pieces and they can only move

forward one square at a time however

when you capture a piece with a pawn the

pawn moves diagonally to organize the

back row place the rooks or towers on

either end

rooks can only move vertically or

horizontally but they can move as many

squares as you want then place the two

knights which usually look like horses

beside the two rooks the Knights can

only move in an l-shaped pattern where

the long part of the L is two squares

and the short part is one square Knights