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Is it black's turn to move in chess, or is it blacks turn?

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No, it's white's turn. ;) – Guffa Feb 14 '11 at 17:36

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The turn belongs to the black side, so the possessive is called for: "It's black's turn."

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Shouldn't it be 'Black's turn'? – TimLymington Jun 11 '11 at 17:41

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