Who starts first in chess?
The player with the white pieces starts first in chess.
chess is a board game it has total 64 squares 32 squares for both white and black the pieces r the elephant,horse,minister,king and the queen in the game the white starts first chess is played by 2 people [for those who don't know] chess was created in INDIA Answer The player who has the white pieces goes first.
The basic chess rules on the Chess Teacher website begin for those who already know how the chess pieces move. It is explained on here where each chess piece must be placed to start the game. A refresher on which player starts first and what 'moves' are permitted on the board can also be found on this page.