Chess quiz

This is a quiz to test what you know about chess. Does your knowledge need scraping up or is it shipshape?

published on May 01, 201420 responses 0 3.7★ / 5

Which peice can move in any direction but only one space?

King
Queen
Pawn

Which peice can ONLY take diagonally (With the exception of bishop)?

Pawn
Rook
Knight

Which piece must you stop from being taken?

Queen
King
Bishop

How many squares are there on a chess board?

64
80
48

Which peice looks like a castle?

Pawn
Rook
Bishop

Which peices are ALWAYS starting on the front line of their team's setup?

Pawn
Bishop
Knight

Can a knight land ON another peice?

Yes
No

How many chess peices are on the board at the start?

16
24
32

Which two pieces are needed to 'castle'?

Queen and king
Knight and King
Rook and King

What happens if you get a pawn to the other player's back line?

Nothing
He loses a peice
You can replace the pawn with another peice that you lost

Which peice can ONLY move forwards one space with the exception of the first move?

Pawn
Queen
Rook

Which peice can move forwards, backwards and to the sides as far as possible?

Rook
Pawn
Knight

Which peice can jump over other pieces?

Queen
King
Knight

How many pawns do each player get?

4
8
12

Which peice moves in any direction as far as possible?

King
Queen
Rook

How many pieces are there per colour?

8
16
24

Which colour goes first?

White
Black
You decide by coin tossing

Which peice moves diagonally as far as they can?

Rook
Bishop
Pawn

When do you have to score on points?

When you want to
You do it anyway
When you've both captured the same amount of peices

Which peice moves in a 'L' shape?

King
Queen
Knight