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Not all chess pieces have the same value. Some pieces are worth more than others. A piece that can do many things is stronger than a piece that can do less. That is why a strong piece has a higher value.

Take, for example, the pawn and the queen. Do you remember? In one move, the queen can go to a lot of squares. The pawn can move to one square only. Because of this, the queen is much stronger than the pawn. She has a much higher value than the pawn.

How many points is each chess piece worth?
Pawn = 1 point
Knight = 3 points
Bishop = 3 points
Rook = 5 points
Queen = 9 points

Sometimes, you can take more than one piece. If that is the case, you have to make a choice. It is often smart to capture the most valuable piece.

Far-away pieces that you can take, can be hard to spot. Make sure you always take in the whole chess board. This way you can earn a lot of points!

What do you have to do?

Capture the piece that will earn you the most points.