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
elephant (e) edt elt edl ell edd eld
bishop, rotated (B) Bdt Blt use the code above use the code above use the code above use the code above
knight, rotated (Nt/s) sdt slt sdl sll sdd sld
knight, rotated (N) Ndt Nlt use the code above use the code above use the code above use the code above
pawn, rotated (h) hdt hlt hdl hll hdd hld

Fairy figures

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")
giraffe (G) Gdt Glt Gdl Gll Gdd Gld
unicorn (U) Udt Ult Udl Ull Udd Uld
zebra (Z) Zdt Zlt Zdl Zll Zdd Zld
Mann (M) Mdt Mlt Mdl Mll Mdd Mld
Centaur (C) Cdt Cet Cct Cta Cmt Ctt
Commoner (C) Com Con Cll Coi Cot Cou

Other colors

Several pieces are available in green, red and yellow and with no background (3rd letter "t").
Type (1st letter) No background (3rd letter "t") Light background (3rd letter "g") Dark background
green, "g" red, "r" yellow, "y" green, "g" red, "r" yellow, "y" green, "g" red, "r" yellow, "y"
king (k) kgt krt kyt kgg krg kyg unavailable unavailable unavailable
queen (q) qgt qrt qyt qgg qrg qyg unavailable unavailable unavailable
rook (r) rgt rrt ryt rgg rrg ryg unavailable unavailable unavailable
bishop (b) bgt brt byt bgg brg byg unavailable unavailable unavailable
knight (n) ngt nrt nyt ngg nrg nyg unavailable unavailable unavailable
pawn (p) pgt prt pyt pgg prg pyg unavailable unavailable unavailable

Other figures

Type (1st letter) No background (3rd letter "t") Light background (3rd letter "g") Dark background
green, "g" red, "r" yellow, "y" green, "g" red, "r" yellow, "y" green, "g" red, "r" yellow, "y"
Elephant (e) egt ert eyt egg erg eyg unavailable unavailable unavailable
Ship (s) sgt srt syt sgg srg syg unavailable unavailable unavailable