At the start of a chess game, there are 32 pieces on the board because each side has 16 pieces.
There are 32 pieces total, 16 per side.
At the start of a game, exactly half (50%) of the chess board squares are occupied by pieces and pawns.
Neither do. Each player in chess has 16 pieces, which is probably what you mean, but that means there are 32 pieces on the board at the start. In checkers, each player has 12 pieces, so there are 24 pieces at the start of a game.
Waverly's brother received a chess set for Christmas one year. When some of the chess pieces come up missing, Waverly lets her brothers use some of her candy for chess pieces and they allow her to start playing chess.
There are a total of 32 pieces at the start of a chess game - 16 of each colour.
In chess , each player , at the start of the game , begins with sixteen chessmen .
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.
The Queen and the Bishop .
the queen and the bishop
The "opening moves" begin a chess game. The first opening move goes to the player of the white pieces, followed by a defensive move by the player of the black pieces.