Template:SVG chess pieces

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This table shows the system of naming the standard chess pieces.


The files are named "Chess_XYZ45.svg", where "XYZ are three letters, showing the attributes.

Table of chess piece SVG-images

Dark (black) and light (white)

The 2nd letter shows the color. For dark pieces, the 2nd letter "d", for light pieces "l".
Chess pieces originally by User:Cburnett in a sprite image for use in computer applications.
Type (1st letter) No background (3rd letter "t") Light background (3rd letter "l") Dark background (3rd letter "d")
black (dark, "d") white (light, "l") black (dark, "d") white (light, "l") black (dark, "d") white (light, "l")
king (k) kdt klt kdl kll kdd kld
queen (q) qdt qlt qdl qll qdd qld
rook (r) rdt rlt rdl rll rdd rld
bishop (b) bdt blt bdl bll bdd bld
knight (n) ndt nlt ndl nll ndd nld
pawn (p) pdt plt pdl pll pdd pld
king, rotated (f) fdt flt fdl fll fdd fld
queen, rotated (g) gdt glt gdl gll gdd gld
rook, rotated (m) mdt mlt mdl mll mdd mld
bishop, rotated (e) edt elt Chess edg45.svg Chess elg45.svg
bishop, rotated (B) Bdt Blt Bdl Bll Bdd Bld
knight, rotated (s) sdt slt Chess sdg45.svg Chess slg45.svg
knight, rotated (N) Ndt Nlt Ndl Nll Ndd Nld
pawn, rotated (h) hdt hlt hdl hll hdd hld

Other colors

Several pieces are available in green, red and yellow and with no background (3rd letter "t").
Type (1st letter) green (g) red (r) yellow (y)
king (k) kgt krt kyt
queen (q) qgt qrt qyt
rook (r) rgt rrt ryt
bishop (b) bgt brt byt
knight (n) ngt nrt nyt
pawn (p) pgt prt pyt
Type (1st letter) green (g) red (r) yellow (y)
king (k) kgt krt kyt
queen (q) qgt qrt qyt
rook (r) rgt rrt ryt
bishop (b) bgt brt byt
knight (n) ngt nrt nyt
pawn (p) pgt prt pyt


oinclude>=== Other figures ===


Type (1st letter) green (g) red (r) yellow (y)
Elephant (e) egt ert eyt
Ship (s) sgt srt syt
Type (1st letter) green (g) red (r) yellow (y)
Elephant (e) egt ert eyt
Ship (s) sgt srt syt