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Chess colors and move order

Posted: 02:41PM Jan 19, 2018
Posts: 10

I'm a bit confused by the blue and red rather than black and white pieces. Which side moves first?

Thanks much!
Posted: 05:38PM Jan 19, 2018
Posts: 2112

Blue moves first. Keep in mind when you set up a board with black and white pieces, the queen goes on their color. So the Blue pieces are white, the Red pieces are black. White always moves first.

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Posted: 05:49PM Jan 19, 2018
Posts: 10

But I've got a game where I'm Blue and it says it's the other guy's turn. Not that that's a problem, since I'd rather play as Black in that game.

Thanks much!

---This message was edited on 05:50PM Jan 19, 2018---
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