##### Asked by: Adoracio Micolau

asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th February, 2020# What size is a checkerboard?

**checkerboard**are 16 inches by 16 inches. The board is divided into 64 2-inch squares. The total area of the board is 256 square inches. The board consists of alternating light and dark colored squares; red and black are often used.

Besides, what size are the squares on a checkerboard?

Most commonly, it consists of 64 **squares** (8×8) of alternating dark and light color, typically green and buff (official tournaments), black and red (consumer commercial), or black and white (printed diagrams). An 8×8 **checkerboard** is used to play many other games, including chess, whereby it is known as a **chessboard**.

Secondly, how many squares of 1x1 size are in an 8x8 checkerboard? 64 1x1 squares

Also question is, how do you make a checkerboard?

Take your wood plaque or piece of heavy corrugated cardboard and begin laying out the checkers. Draw a grid pattern on the center of the board using a straight edge. Remember that a **checkerboard** is made up of eight squares across and eight squares up and down. Paint alternating squares alternating colors.

How many rows are in a checkerboard?

eight