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How to Play: Chess

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chess how to play the object of the game

is to checkmate the other King checkmate

happens when the king is in a position

to be captured it's in check and cannot

escape from the capture at the beginning

of the game the chessboard is laid out

so that each player is sitting across

from the other and has the white or

lighter colored square in the bottom

right hand side the chess pieces are

then arranged the same way each time the

second row is filled with pawns the

first row should be set up as following

going from left to right

rook Knight Bishop King Queen Bishop

Knight rook you've set it up correctly

if your queen is on the same colored

square as the color of the piece the

player with the white pieces always

moves first a turn consists of moving

one piece one time players alternate