The king and queen are the strongest and the most important pieces of a chess board. The king is the most important piece, he has + signs on his head. The king must be kept safe in order to win the game and whoever captures the opponent’s king first wins the game. The king can only move one square per turn.
The queen is the fastest piece on chess. She can move both as a rook and as a bishop which means that it can move on diagonals, files, and ranks.
This makes it the fastest and strongest pieces of the board. The queen is the second tallest piece on the board and she also wears a crown just like a real queen. In chess notation and for chess lessons it is donated with the “crown” symbol.
The queen did not always have this power it has today. At first, it could only move one step at a time, later it could move two steps in one turn. In the end, after all, it got all the powers that it has today.
The king and queen are both the strongest pieces of the chess board. You need to keep your king safe and capture the opponent’s king. Your queen can help you both protect the king and attack the opponent’s king.
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