Display chess pieces in console

Recently i started programming a basic chess game. Its just for the sake of learning and I've come a long way. My problem is that i want to display chess symbols instead of just letters. I've tried to print out chars with Unicode ('\u2654') and I've tried with strings where i straight out copy the symbols from Wikipedia. Whenever i write them in the console they get displayed as question marks.

I believe this is because the fonts that are used in windows console doesn't hold these symbols. Is there a way to either force the program to open in power-shell or maybe change the font type? Maybe someone have had a similar problem and found a reasonable solution?

I've tried some googling but i couldn't find some good answers to the problem, though it looks like there are several people who met the same obstacle as me.

by Wemonster via /r/csharp

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