Chess set

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Chess set

A chess set has thirty-two chess pieces in two colours and a chessboard used to play chess.[1] Chess is played by two chess players with each player starting with one king, one queen, two rooks, two bishops, two knights and eight pawns. Chess equipment often accompanying a chess set are a chess box, chess clock and chess table. Chess sets are made in a wide variety of styles, often for ornamental rather than practical purposes. For tournament play, the Staunton chess set is preferred.

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