16075 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
White is setup on blacks side?
Nothing wrong with anything, they should have just turned the board around.
They have the pieces on the wrong side. I have seen some that had the squares numbered completely backwards from BOTH sides. That is why I am not against pay a little more money for good quality.
It appears to be, yes. And vice versa. Unless I'm missing something?
You'd think if it had a Gold Award, they'd have got the setup right .
Queens are also on wrong color and the kings resemble Alec Baldwin.
I've just noticed - aren't the bishops facing the wrong way?
Black king and queen - and coordinates
All you need to remember is "White on right and Queen on her own colour."
The Queen and King need to switch spots (for white and black.)
The board co-ordinates would still be wrong.
Black & White pieces must swap sides.
And the kings would still look like Lizzie Borden.
That award is probably presided over by the CEO's 4-year-old kid.
One of the pawns is smaller.
Which one? They all look the same to me.
White is set up on black's end of the board. Kind of a dumb mistake for a photograph, especially since the board has coordinate labels!
Plus the black king and queen are mixed up. Looks like kind of a cheap set. (snobbishly) :)
8/22/2014 - White To Draw
by thundercobra a few minutes ago
Title players on chess.com
by Reb a few minutes ago
by chessmicky 3 minutes ago
by kaynight 7 minutes ago
End of Era for Vishy Anand..???
by patzermike 8 minutes ago
what does magnus carlsen see when he sees a chessboard
by WobblySquares 10 minutes ago
Trysts is gone?! :(
by ConnorMacleod_151 14 minutes ago
How Many Online Games You Did A Day?
by rosh2005 16 minutes ago
What is the single best book on the Grunfeld to start with?
by SilentKnighte5 17 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal Opening Traps
by Pyrious 29 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!