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You Won't Be Board Of This Epic Chess Quiz

Are you ready to put your chess skills to the test? Take our 10-question quiz and see how much you really know about this classic game!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:Β  May 15th 2023

Are you a budding chess champion? Well, if you've got time in between practise matches have a go at this fun quiz and find out just how much you know about this ancient and fascinating game! Whether you're a beginner or an expert, this quiz is sure to test you!

Ready to get going? It's chess time, quiz fans!


What is the name of the piece that looks like a horse?


How many squares are on a chess board?


Which piece can only move diagonally?


Which piece is more powerful?


How do you win at chess?

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What is the name of the move where the king and rook switch places?


How many pawns does each player have at the start of a game?


Where does Chess come from originally?


How do rooks move?


At the start of the game, knights are closer to the king than bishops are. True or false?

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