This code point first appeared in version 1.1 of the Unicode® Standard and belongs to the "Miscellaneous Symbols" block which goes from 0x2600 to 0x26FF.
You can safely add this character in your html code with the entity: ♖
You can use the u+2656 copy pc button below.
Easy u+2656 copy paste:
The following table show specific meta-data that is known about this character.The u+2656 name is white chess rook emoji.
|Codepoint (hex)||2656, u2656|
|Character age||Unicode 1.1|
|Legacy name (Unicode 1.0)||-|
|Official name (Unicode 9.0)||WHITE CHESS ROOK|
|resolved name||white chess rook|
|block||Miscellaneous Symbols (Misc_Symbols)|
|common typos||u+6256, u+5266|
There are alternative spelling that can be found in the wild for the unicode character 2656 like u 2656, (u+2656) or u +2656. You can also find u-2656, u*2656, un+2656, u2656, u=2656 or c+2656. You can also spell it with u 2656 unicode, u plus 2656, uncode 2656 or unicode + 2656.
Its bidirectional class is "ON":Other Neutrals (All other characters, including OBJECT REPLACEMENT CHARACTER)
Glyphs and symbols in your browser
The following unicode chart presents different versions of the glyph corresponding to the unicode characters u+2656 that are available on your computer.
In order to type this character easily, you may want to download and install a unicode Miscellaneous Symbols keyboard.
A sample of fonts are used below to display whether the character has a glyph in this font or not.
Encodings (Unicode characters converter)
The following character table converter for +u2656 allows you to see the value of the character in different encodings
|UTF-8||E2 99 96||14850454||11100010 10011001 10010110|
|UCS2||56 26||22054||01010110 00100110|
|UTF-16LE||56 26||22054||01010110 00100110|
|UTF-16BE||26 56||9814||00100110 01010110|
|UTF7||2B 4A 6C 59 2D||185932208429||00101011 01001010 01101100 01011001 00101101|
|UTF7-IMAP||26 4A 6C 59 2D||164457371949||00100110 01001010 01101100 01011001 00101101|