WONDER #480: What Is Checkmate?

Question 1 of 3

Which chess piece moves in an “L” shape?

  1. knight
  2. bishop
  3. queen
  4. king

Question 2 of 3

What do you say when you make a move that puts your opponent’s king in danger of being captured?

  1. gotcha
  2. aha
  3. check
  4. checkmate

Question 3 of 3

The game of chess we know today has been around for over how many years?

  1. 500
  2. 1,000
  3. 50
  4. 2,000

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