How do you place your knights on the chess board?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #21


    always forward

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #22


    I usually face them forward, but I really don't care which way they face.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #23


    Well ,facing forward as putting the queen and king on their backs requires balance.....u should see these suckers go!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #24


    Diagonally facing inwards. King knight eyes the g1/a7 diagonal and queen knight eyes the b1/h7 diagonal.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #25


    I always have my knights facing towards the left over the board because that is the orientation used by the computer software (ChessX) I study with.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #26


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #27


    I feel like I'm in a time warp!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #28


    Cheers goldendog, a golden retrieval there. I have the knights facing backwards, so that they can look back on my old forum posts.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #29


    It only just now occurred to me that people place their Knights differently :O

    I point them forward I think, though in game the direction changes.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #30


    QN points to right and KN point to left, or facing each other at the start of game. I never touch my opponents pieces, only in event of capture, I think it rude.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #31


    Knights begin facing the King to whom they are loyal.  Subsequent moving will usually scramble this, but if they turn their backs on their King in the beginning, they should be sent to the dungeon.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #32


    between the bishops and the rooks?  :)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #33


    Facing toward the king and queen.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #34


    I like them on d5 and f5

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #35


    Does how mean where in the USA Beardogjones?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #36


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #37


    So if you look at the boards, where would you want them to be.

    NOTE: 2nd rank Knights 1st rank KNihgts and Knights on the edges were not looked at because unless you are opeing a line for anoher piece, take a piece or setting up an attack or tactic, they are mostly defensive or inactive on those points.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #38


    Wow. Perhaps next time I will look at the OP before posting LMFAO.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #39


    vengence69 wrote:

    Wow. Perhaps next time I will look at the OP before posting LMFAO.

    That sounds like a lot of trouble.

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