How is the chessboard made?

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How is the chessboard made?

How is the chessboard made?

The chessboard is made up of 64 squares, 32 white and 32 black, arranged in a square of 8 x 8 squares, in which the columns are marked by letters (from a to h, proceeding from left to right) and the crosspieces by numbers ( 1 to 8, from bottom to top).

What are the chess boxes called?

The board used in the game of chess is called a chessboard and consists of eight rows and eight columns of squares (boxes) arranged in such a way that the colors alternate. The correct naming of the squares is houses. The eight vertical rows of houses are called columns, the eight horizontal rows of crossbeams.

How to choose a good chessboard?

To choose a suitable chessboard for the pieces, another trick is to check that the height of the pawn (the smallest figurine in the series) is the same as the width of the checker. Also check that the board is dull, as reflections can distract from the game.

How many squares make up a chessboard?

64 Chess (from the old Provencal and Catalan escac, which in turn derives from the Persian شاه shāh, "king") is a game of strategy that takes place on a square board called chessboard, made up of 64 squares (or "houses") of two alternating colors, on which each player has 16 pieces (white or black; for ...

How many squares are there on the board?

Pawn: The smallest of all the pieces on the board; there are eight pawns in each set, which can be moved one or two squares forward in their first move, only one square forward in their subsequent moves.

Where does the game of chess originate?

Probably in 600 AD, in India. The first mention of this game dates back to that period and is found in a Sanskrit novel, the Vasavadatta. Then the game passed to Persia and, towards the year XNUMX, to Europe. The term checkmate derives from the Arab-Persian word sha mat, which means "the king is dead".

Who Invented Chess?

shatranj dai The game, which arrived in Persia in the sixth century, would have been renamed shatranj there by the Arab conquerors and would therefore have arrived in Europe. Tradition has it that the inventor of the chatarunga (actually its perfector) is identified with Sassa (or Sissa, etc.), son of the Indian king Dahir (or Daher, etc.).

How big are tournament boards?

"to understand if the chess pieces you want to buy match your chessboard or vice versa, here is some information to clarify: chessboards with a square from 54,5 to 56 mm are the regular tournament chessboards.
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