Unicode Character "♝" (U+265D)

The character (Black Chess Bishop) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+265D. It is encoded in the Miscellaneous Symbols block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ♝.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Black Chess Bishop
Unicode Codepoint U+265D
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Miscellaneous Symbols
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+265D Conversion

HTML (decimal) ♝
HTML (hex) ♝
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%99%9D
CSS \00265D
JavaScript, JSON \u265D
C, C++, Java \u265D
Python \u265D
Rust \u{265D}
Ruby \u265D

How to type "♝"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 6 5 D. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 6 5 D. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x99 0x9D
UTF-16 (hex) 0x265D
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000265D