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Know the Rules

Do you know the basic rules of Chess. Here is a simple test to see if you really do. If you manage to get at least 5 out of the 6 questions correct you will have the option of advancing to the next level where the questions are a little more difficult.

Objective: answer all 5 out of 6 questions correctly.

 

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1.
 

Consider this position.

Is the board set up correctly?

Yes
No.

               
               
               
               

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2. 

 

Consider this position.

Is this board set up correctly for you to play black?.

Yes
No.

               
               
               
               

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3.

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Consider this position.

Is this board set up correctly for you to play black?

Yes, it is correct.

No, it cannot be used like this.

The board is okay to play on, but it is not totally correct.

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4.  

8            

White plays Ng4 to f6...

...and declares Checkmate. Is there a way out ?

Yes
No.

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5.  

8        

White plays Qf4 to f6...

Checkmate... or has white overlooked something. Is this position Checkmate?

Yes
No.

 

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6.  

8                

White plays Be1 to g3...

White declares Checkmate, is white correct this time?

Yes
No.

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If you achieved the objective of 5 or more then click the Advance to next level button, otherwise click try again or close.