How Many Pieces in a Game of Chess?

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A complete game of chess has six different pieces with a total of 16 pieces. The King Piece is assigned the highest value of points and the chess pieces are set on the board according to the rules of the game. The knight is the only piece that can jump over any other chess pieces and the Pawn can move from straight ahead only. The Bishop can move any number of squares diagonally only and the king can move to any of the squares pointed to by an arrow in the diagram on the left.
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Chess is a two-player board game played on a square chequered board with 64 squares arranged in an 8-by-8 grid. Each player begins the game with sixteen pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. The total number of chess pieces comes to thirty two.
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