Best Chess Pieces

The Top Ten
1 Queen

Can move in any direction, easily the best. Just make sure not to lose her, you will have a harder time. Or will you? Promote a pawn and you will be all good.

Yes. Here's why the queen is better than the king.
1. She can move ANY direction. Forward, Sideways, Backwards, Front Left Diagonal, Back Left Diagonal, Front Right Diagonal, Back Right Diagonal.
2. Unlike the king, you don't have to worry about her getting captured for 2 reasons.
2A. The game doesn't depend on her.
2B. Get a Pawn to the other side of the board, turn that sucker into a queen.
Knights are VERY close, but the queen is better.

The queen is the most powerful piece, can take many of your opponents pieces, but beware, if your opponent takes your queen, your dead.

Sure, it may be the most powerful, but a player should develop all of their weaker pieces (knights, bishops then rooks) before attacking with their queen.

2 Knight

Use and keep alive for higher chances of winning. They have good moves, and if you lose them there will be another, and if you lose that you shouldve promoted at least one pawn, preferably to Knight or queen.

The Knight can get an insane amount of checks, it also can threaten and protect many pieces, due to how long it can stay away from enemy pieces and protect at the same time.

No body notice how many different combinations knight can have. It gives the moment where opponent say oh I just missed and didn't saw

A very strong piece, the L-Shape move is very creative. The knight can also get many checks and checkmates.

3 Rook

Powerful piece, can move any way side ways and forwards. It's useful, but the rook usually stays in the corners for a long time, due to how long it takes to get them out.

EXTREMELY powerful piece, but it only goes to its full potential at the endgame, where the rook as lots of space to move around and take a ton of pawns and pieces.

Rooks are sneaky. If used with the Knights, they can be a devious pair. Yes, the Queen is the most powerful but after my grandchildren kicked my butt...fair and square...on too many occasions, they were ready to play a game minus a major piece starting with the Queen.

Rooks aren't so dangerous and are more fun to play with. Your opponent's queen has great danger against you and your opponent's queen can be very annoying to you. However, rooks are a fun piece ton play with.

4 King

Essential to the game, but near useless in battle. It can be used to capture the other team's pawns in the endgame but other than that it isn't that useful in battle.

King should be 1st! Your whole game depends on it. Checkmate happens when your KING can't move and is in check. Sure, the queen will do the attacking, but the king is what you need to play with. If the king is this low, the pawn can become a queen. Can it become a king, NO! The king is the piece that you lose with, but you need it to play chess.

King should be above pawn. It is a very powerful piece in the end game

5 Bishop

Bishops are sneaky and quick pieces, at the start of the game, bishops should be ready for the action, bishops also are extremely powerful when used correctly, you can take lots of pieces with a bishop, while usually staying away from enemy pieces.

Bobby Fischer's favorite piece was the light squared bishop. Its control over so many squares has allowed it to win several endgames.

It should be ahead of the Knight. Everyone knows that Bishops are worth more than Knights in open positions, and they're better than knights overall.

Bishop's are definitely the best piece, there fast, quick and can get many pieces very quickly. Extremely good and useful.

The bishops are my favorite pieces because they are cool strong pieces that can come out at the start.

6 Pawn

There a lots of flaws. The only good thing is the hight number of pawns on the board, the fact that you can promote them to stronger pieces like Knights or queens and their usefulness in the endgame. Not that great, but you depend on it if an important piece is lost.

The importance of promoting pawns should not be overlooked.

It's possible to win a chess game if you take away your bishops, knights or queen but try taking away all of the pawns and see how far you can get