Games questions This is a list of recently added questions about games. Which piece may a chess player use for his initial move?Pawn or knight. At the initial position, only pawns have open space to move. The knight is the only piece that can leap over other pieces, including pawns in the initial position.Created by: globalquiz.orgchess riddles »hard 59% anyany242pawn onlypawn only772pawn or knightpawn or knight1609queen or kingqueen or king74 What happens if a chess player wants to promote his pawn to a queen (after reaching the eighth rank), but his queen is still on the chessboard?He may use any item as the extra queen. Since the queen is the most powerful piece, the vast majority of promotions in practical play are to a queen. If the queen is not available, the official rules are that the player should stop the game clock and summon the arbiter for the correct piece. In casual play, an upside-down rook may be used to designate a queen. Some finer sets do include an extra queen of each color.Created by: globalquiz.orgchess riddles »hard 44% he must choose another piecehe must choose another piece584he must wait until the queen is availablehe must wait until the queen is available527he wins the gamehe wins the game329he may use any item as the extra queenhe may use any item as the extra queen1160 How many pawns are there on a chessboard at the start of a chess game?16. There are 8 white and 8 black pawns.Created by: globalquiz.orgchess riddles »hard 52% 88397161613673232756646486 Who invented basketball?A Canadian. The basketball game was created in 1891 by James Naismith, a physical education professor at the Springfield College. His aim was to keep his gym class active on a rainy day. He wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot (3.05 m) elevated track (see original photo). Basketball was originally played with a soccer ball.Created by: globalquiz.orgsport of North America riddles »average 64% a Canadiana Canadian4942EnglishmenEnglishmen885SpaniardsSpaniards800LithuaniansLithuanians1028 What does 'checkmate' literally mean?King is helpless. The term is an alteration of the Persian phrase "Shāh Māt". It is a common misconception that it means "the King is dead", as chess reached Europe via the Islamic world, and Arabic māta means "died".Created by: Kasialanguages riddles »hard 55% the last movethe last move518game overgame over1863king is helplessking is helpless3292there is no meaningthere is no meaning291 What was the tarot deck used for during the Middle Ages?Entertainment games. Tarot deck was used from the 15th century in various parts of Europe to play a group of entertainment card games. It was adopted by mystics and occultists much later, at the end of the 18th century.Created by: Kasiaculture riddles »hard 54% spellcastingspellcasting473future tellingfuture telling1054solitairesolitaire285entertainment gamesentertainment games2212 What is the sum of the opposite sides of a dice?7. It's 1+6, 2+5 and 3+4Created by: Kasiamathematics riddles »hard 59% 55141866250577686088749 How many white squares are on the chessboard?32. The chessboard is 8x8, and every second square is white.Created by: Kasianumbers riddles »easy 72% 1616188032321074864642000100100166 Play technology quiz and see all the questions.