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, 201417 responses 0
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1/20

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

16
24
32
2/20

Which piece must you stop from being taken?

Queen
King
Bishop
3/20

Can a knight land ON another peice?

Yes
No
4/20

Which colour goes first?

White
Black
You decide by coin tossing
5/20

Which two pieces are needed to 'castle'?

Queen and king
Knight and King
Rook and King
6/20

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
7/20

Which peice moves in a 'L' shape?

King
Queen
Knight
8/20

Which peice can jump over other pieces?

Queen
King
Knight
9/20

Which peice moves diagonally as far as they can?

Rook
Bishop
Pawn
10/20

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

Pawn
Rook
Knight
11/20

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

Pawn
Bishop
Knight
12/20

Which peice moves in any direction as far as possible?

King
Queen
Rook
13/20

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

King
Queen
Pawn
14/20

Which peice looks like a castle?

Pawn
Rook
Bishop
15/20

How many pieces are there per colour?

8
16
24
16/20

How many squares are there on a chess board?

64
80
48
17/20

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

Rook
Pawn
Knight
18/20

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
19/20

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

Pawn
Queen
Rook
20/20

How many pawns do each player get?

4
8
12