Category: Chess Notation

Chess Notation

Notation systems for humans Correspondence chess card showing algebraic notation and ICCF notation In recognized competitions, all players are required to record all the moves of both players in order to resolve disputes about whether a player has made an illegal move and what the position should now be. In...

FEN: Forsyth–Edwards Notation

Forsyth–Edwards Notation (FEN) is a standard notation for describing a particular board position of a chess game. The purpose of FEN is to provide all the necessary information to restart a game from a particular position. FEN is based on a system developed by the Scottish newspaper journalist, David Forsyth....