Black Chess Queen ♛ symbol in Word, PowerPoint and Office

Insert the Black Chess Queen ♛ into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac. 

Black Chess King ♛ symbol is useful for users that want to represent the chess piece as a symbol, rather than an image.  Or just a generic crown icon. 

How Black Chess Queen ♛ looks in different fonts. 

Examples of how Black Chess Queen ♛ looks in common Office fonts. 

Black Chess Queen ♛ codes 

These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Black Chess Queen or ♛ 

Decimal:  9819  Hex:   265B 

Web:  ♛ or ♛ 

(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.) 

Word and Outlook 

The Black Chess Queen ♛ sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word. 

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 265B  + Alt + X 

Once in a document you can copy it to AutoCorrect and make your own shortcut. 

Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 

Insert | Symbols | Symbol and look for the Black Chess Queen symbol. 


In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Black Chess Queen ♛ character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters. 

Alt + 9819    

Window 11 Emoji Panel 

The Windows 11 Emoji Panel does not have the Black Chess Queen ♛.   

Windows Character Map 

The Windows Character Map accessory in all Windows releases  

Character Map has a search feature, something missing from the Insert | Symbol in Office. 

MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters 

On a Mac, to enter the Black Chess Queen ♛ symbol: 

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.    
  • Search for “Chess Queen “ and the Viewer should find the symbol you need.  

Despite the name Character Viewer, the Apple system tool will also insert characters into any program, including Office for Mac. 

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