To begin a game of Chess, you need to setup the starting position.
The correct way to place the Chess board
Remember the Right-Hand corner square of both players should be a White square.
Start with the Queen - White Queen on White square and Black Queen on the Black square.
Place the King next to the Queen.
Place the 2 Rooks in the corner squares.
Place the 2 Knights next to the Rooks.
Place the 2 Bishops next to the Knights.
Place one pawn in front of each and every piece.
You are ready to start the Game!