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because in the dark ages their was light and dark. so the light was good and the dark was bad

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What two colors are the pieces in a chess set?

The colours are dark and white .

What are the rules for playing the Chess?

Some of the rules for playing Chess are: They should be played by two people, square board, dark and light squares, eight rows with different ranks, each player has 16 pieces.

Where do the chess pieces' names come from?

All of the chess pieces names come from India, the country in which chess was originated from.

How chess pieces work?

Below is a related link to how the chess pieces move .

How many pieces pair chess board?

There are 16 white pieces per chess board and 16 black pieces, so there are a total of 32 pieces per chess board.

How do you play chess also where do all the pieces go?

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How many pawns and other chess pieces are there?

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What is fairy chess?

It is a chess game where fairies are the pieces.

How many chess pieces are in the game chess at the start?

There are 32 pieces total, 16 per side.

What are the most common chess pieces on the chess board?

Pawns .

What are the equipments for chess?

A square board, consisting of eight rows of eight squares alternating in a light and dark colour. Sixteen Chess pieces per player for two players - consisting of a King, a Queen, two Knights, two Bishops, two Rooks and eight Pawns. 32 pieces in total. A time clock (optional)

What do you do when you can't move any chess pieces?

If you can't move any of your chess pieces, it is a stalemate and the game is over.

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

At the start of a chess game, there are 32 pieces on the board because each side has 16 pieces.

Can you swap chess pieces?


Were chess pieces real people?

All of the pieces except the rooks, in old days, were people. Now, they evolved to become the chess pieces we know of today.

What is the 3 letter word for chess pieces?

Set, a Chess set.

What do you call those things where you play with on the chess board?

Chess Pieces...

How many chess pieces are on a chess board?

32 to begin the game.

Can a logo of chess pieces be copyrighted?

Yes. Logos or pictures of chess pieces can be copyrighted. For instance, the book covers of "Battlefield of the Mind" by Joyce Meyer or "Breaking Dawn" by Stephanie Meyer display chess pieces, and are copyrighted.

Which games start with 16 pieces checkers or chess?

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.

Why is marble useful for carving chess pieces?

It's not whether it's useful or not. Marble chess pieces exist (~$150 or greater).

Which might be more useful for carving chess pieces-marble or slate?

marble is better for chess pieces

Who starts first in chess?

The player with the white pieces starts first in chess.

What is the cover of Breaking Dawn?

a red and white chess pieces on a chess board

What is the equipment needed to play chess?

Chess pieces and a board, and when you get good, a timer.

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