7 Starting position

7.1 Tutorial

When setting up the board it is important to get the squares for king and queen right. There is a simple rule:
White queen on a white square, black queen on a black square. The king stands next to its queen. Kings are opposite each other; so are queens.

The symbols for the pieces

7.2 Exercises

Move directly on the board to input a solution. Either click first on the start square and then on the target square. Or click on the piece, hold on to it, move it tot he target square and let go of it. The button ‘Left arrow’ takes back the move.
Start again
Before you position the pieces, you must place the board in the correct position. Ensure that you have a white square in the right-hand corner – this applies whether you are playing with White or Black.