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The Rules of Chess for Kids

Chess is a game played by two players. Each player moves one set of pieces, one set being called 'white' and the other set called 'black'. To start the game, the players place their pieces on the board as follows:

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Written by David Howe.
WWW page created: June 30, 2002.