## Number of squares on a chessboard

**How many squares are there on a chessboard?**

**204**

Believe it or not, there are 204 squares on a chessboard. Here is the logic explanation: there are 64 (1×1) squares, there are 49 (2×2) squares, there are 36 (3×3) squares, there are 25 (4×4) squares, there are 16 (5×5) squares, there are 9 (6×6) squares, there are 4 (7×7) squares and 1 big 8×8 square. The main idea is that there are a total of 204 squares on a normal chessboard.

This fact is verified on : August 26, 2014.