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there are 32 Chess pieces on a board and 16 of them are pawns

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Q: How many pawns and other chess pieces are there?
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How many chess pieces can be used for a first move?

10. Any of the 8 pawns or the 2 knights can be used for the first move. All the other pieces are trapped behind the pawns, and can't move first.

How many pawns are on a chess board at the beginning of a game?

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At the beginning of game of chess there are more of which piece on the board than any other?

Pawns. There are 16 on the board , 8 for each player. But a true chess snob would say that there is no such "piece" . Many times the word "piece" means only the ones on the back rank. Pawns are referred to as, well, just pawns, not "pieces." Never the less, even official rules refer to all of the pieces as "pieces."

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in chess they start with 8 pawns each

How many pieces are available for first play in chess?

10 - any of the eight pawns and either of the two knights.

How many squares are covered at the start of a chess game?

32 squares are covered at the beginning of a chess game, because there are 32 pieces and pawns on the board to start the game.

How many pieces are on the board at the start of a chess game?

There are 32 pieces on the board at the start of a chess game. Each side begins with 16 pieces as follows: * 8 Pawns * 2 Rooks * 2 Knights * 2 Bishops * 1 Queen * 1 King There is a difference between 'pieces' and 'men' because pawns are generally not considered to be 'men.'

How many pawns are included in a standard chess set?

8 pawns on each side.

How many black pieces are on a chess board?

There are 16 chess pieces for each side, black and white: * 1 King * 1 Queen * 2 Bishops * 2 Knights * 2 Rooks * 8 Pawns

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How many pieces on a chess set?

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How many black pieces are there in a chess set?

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