There’s nothing more embarrassing than losing a game of chess to a chick.
Well said Rachel, though I’m not so sure about your choice of chess set or calling knights and rooks ‘horses’ and ‘castles’. Nevertheless this is a nice clear video for beginners:
Fortunately I have a pretty good score against chicks (wins versus Maya Chiburdanidze and Pia Cramling, no major losses that I can remember). But many GMs do not, some even becoming serial victims.