3 Facts About Glossary of Chess


This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid.

Beginner to Chess Master #4 - Types of Files | Chess ... by ChessNetwork


Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin.

Beginner to Chess Master #10 - Chess Pawn Basics | Terminology by ChessNetwork


For a list of unorthodox chess pieces, see Fairy chess piece; for a list of terms specific to chess problems, see Glossary of chess problems; for a list of chess-related games, see Chess variants.

A chess problem, also called a chess composition, is a puzzle set by somebody using chess pieces on a chess board, that presents the solver with a particular task to be achieved.

A fairy chess piece or unorthodox chess piece is a chess piece not used in conventional chess but incorporated into certain chess variants and some chess problems.

6 Facts About Shelley Long
10 Facts About John Forbes Nash Jr.
3 Facts About the United States Department of War
7 Facts About the Arabian Sea
13 Facts About Stress
12 Facts About William Blake
5 Facts About Quest Diagnostics
10 Facts About Angelina Jolie
6 Facts About Jeļena Ostapenko