Can you answer these questions?

Write your answer in complete sentences:  write by hand  

1. Q: What game is he playing?

A: He’s playing chess .

2. Q: What’s the object of this game?

A: The object is to put the king into checkmate.

3. Q: How many squares are there on a chessboard?

A: There are 64 squares on a chessboard.

4. Q: What are the two most powerful pieces in chess?

A: The king and the queen are the two most powerful pieces.

5. Q: How do you win at chess?

A: You have to put the king into checkmate.


A: You win when your opponent’s king is in check and he can’t move to any other position without being in check.

6. Q: Is this a game of skill or luck? Explain.

A: This is a game of skill. You have to know how to move the different pieces around the board, and you have to use a lot of strategy in order to win.

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