Setting up the board and moving the pieces is the first step in learning chess, so check out 'Setting Up the Board and Pieces'. Then continue below with lessons .
Once you have mastered setting up the board, jump back over to the Learn Chess. Before you start to play a game of chess, you obviously have to setup the .
Part 1. Setting Up a Chessboard. Set the board so that the bottom-right square is white. Place a rook, or castle, on each of your two corners. Place the knights next to the rooks. Place the bishops to the inside of the knights. Place the queen on the remaining, matching-color square.
The Rules of Chess. How to Set Up a Chess Board. The chess board is placed between the two players.
Basic chess rules are essential if you want to learn chess. That's why we are explaining these chess rules in an easy to understand way. From initial board set up .
The chess pieces are set up in an identical manner for both players. The Rooks are at the corners, the Knights are next, and then the Bishops. the middle two pieces are the King and the Queen. Remember, the Queen goes on her color.