Chess is a strategic board game that has been enjoyed by people of all ages for centuries. It is a game of skill, patience, and foresight, and it requires players to think several moves ahead in order to outmaneuver their opponent.
Set up the board such that a white square is always on the right, from the perspective of the players who are sitting at the board.
Set up the pawns on the board as shown. They go along the second row. A row of white pawns, and a row of black pawns.
The rooks go on the furthest corners. White rooks with the white pawns, black rooks with the black pawns. Place them as shown here.
Knights go next to the rooks. You should now have a row of four empty squares between your knights.
Each bishop goes next to its knight of corresponding colour. You should now just have a row of two squares between your bishops.
Place your queen as shown. It's important that she goes on her own colour. The black queen on a black square, the white queen on a white square. This will leave one empty square between your queen and a bishop.
Place your king as shown here. The King fits in the last square between your queen and a bishop. He will be on a square that's different to his own colour.