Chess Board Zones: Part of the Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 1)

Chess Board Zones
[Kingside v. Queenside]


Chess Board Zones
- Kingside -

Chess Board Zones - Kingside - Animated Chess Board Zones
Kingside
You'll notice that BOTH Kings start on the e1 and e8 squares, respectively and that they sit on the right-hand side of the Chess Board.

This is THEIR half, known as the "Kingside" and the entire region is marked within the squares:
  • e1-e8-h8-h1
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Chess Board Zones
- Queenside -

Chess Board Zones - Queenside - Animated Chess Board Zones
Queenside
In contrast, to the Kings, BOTH Queens start on the d1 and d8 squares, respectively ... They sit, waiting for the action to start, on the left-hand side of the Chess Board.

This is THEIR half, known as the "Queenside" and the entire region is marked within the squares:
  • a1-a8-d8-d1
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