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 6x6 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.