Right beside it, the second tallest piece, is the Queen. Next to the King & Queen are the Bishops, followed not by the horses but by the Knights. And finally, the pieces on the corner are called Rooks. As for the small chess men in the front row, they're the pawns…always ready to advance!
Likewise, what do you call the chess pieces?
What is the goal of chess? Chess is a game played between two opponents on opposite sides of a board containing 64 squares of alternating colors. Each player has 16 pieces: 1 king, 1 queen, 2 rooks, 2 bishops, 2 knights, and 8 pawns. The goal of the game is to checkmate the other king.
What is the most powerful chess piece?
The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally or diagonally. Each player starts the game with one queen, placed in the middle of the first rank next to the king.