On the Subject of the Chessboard

Under pressure, chess can feel more like a game of battleships. But, at least you have this chessboard handy.

This manual is an interactive 6×6 chessboard.

Please see the normal manual for extra information.

Use this table as reference to determine the correct piece for each position:

Position #1: Monarchy vs Theocracy

Occupied by a king if Position #5 is occupied by a queen.

Otherwise, the field is occupied by a bishop.

Position #2: Commander of the Army

Occupied by a rook if the last digit of the serial number is odd.

Otherwise, the field is occupied by a knight.

Position #3: A Matter of Regents

Occupied by a queen if there are less than two rooks on the board.

Otherwise, the field is occupied by a king.

Position #4: The Iron Tower

Always occupied by a rook.

Position #5: Conflict between Good and Evil

Occupied by a queen if the field is white.

Otherwise, the field is occupied by a rook.

Position #6: The Scepter, the Sword and the Crosier

Occupied by a queen if there are no other queens on the board.

Otherwise, occupied by a knight if there are no other knights on the board.

Otherwise, the field is occupied by a bishop.

Chessboard

Use the following interactive graphic as a chessboard.

Select one of the tools below the chessboard then click on the chessboard to use that tool.
Use one of the chess pieces tools to place/remove a piece.
Use the marker tool to mark/unmark a square.
Drag using the marker tool to mark/unmark several squares.
You can reset the board using the button below the board.