Copy and Paste Chess Symbol(Sign/mark) and HTML-code

White King
White Queen
Black Knight
Black Bishop
Black Rook
Black Queen
Black King
White Pawn
White Knight
White Bishop
White Rook
Black Pawn

How to type chess symbols?

Different operating systems, different text editors, different ways to type chess symbols, usually we do not need to remember how to type the chess symbol(sign), just copy it when needed.

How to copy and paste chess symbols?

If you need to insert a chess symbol in text, mail, or text message, facebook,twitter,etc. you can directly copy the chess symbol in the above table.

If you need to insert a chess symbol in a web page, please copy the HTML-code corresponding to the chess symbol in the above table.

How to type chess symbol in word?

Copy the chess symbol in the above table (it can be automatically copied with a mouse click) and paste it in word, Or

  1. Select the Insert tab.
  2. Select Symbol and then More Symbols.
  3. Select the chess symbol tab in the Symbol window.

Finding specific symbols in countless symbols is obviously a waste of time.


How to use the keyboard to type chess symbol(Alt key)?

There is no need to remember that because alt key does not seem so accurate always, copying is a more convenient method.

Why do the same symbols correspond to different html codes?

Because different webpage encodings are used, all encodings can be displayed normally on webpages.

Why does the same symbol(sign) appear differently on different platforms (Apple, Samsung, Twitter, Facebook)?

These symbols are actually ideograms and smileys. Different platforms have designed different icons for these picture texts.

How to type chess symbol(sign) on phone(android or iphone)?

Unlike PC, chess symbols are often used as an emoji on mobile phones, so you only need to find them in the emoji. Here is how to type the copyright symbol in the iPhone.