Rules of Chess: Lesson for Kids


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Which of these pieces could you use to make the very first move in a chess game?

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1. Which one of the following refers to the exchange of a pawn for another chess piece?

2. In the game of chess, what is it called when you put your opponent's king in danger of capture?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How do you play chess? See what you know about its rules by going through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can see how much you know about:

  • How the game ends when neither player can win a game of chess
  • Term for when you put your opponent's king in danger of capture
  • Game piece that you can use to make the very first move in chess
  • The exchange of a pawn for another chess piece

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about the exception to moving one piece per turn
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on chess
  • Explaining information - read about the result of both players not being able to win in chess and explain it correctly

Additional Learning

Review more of this game's rules by looking at the lesson called Rules of Chess: Lesson for Kids. It helps you study more about:

  • The number of players that can play chess
  • How to set up a chess board
  • Regular moves in chess