|Keyword Query:||Annotated Chess Video|
|Interpretation:||Words and pictures aren't helping, you want to see a video that shows the Annotated system for recording moves in Chess.|
As today's game (of Chess) uses the Algebraic Chess Notation system, that's what we'll focus on - briefly - here.
Chess Notation - shorter, easier way of saying Annotated Chess - is a system of recording moves and captures, during each game of Chess.
The Chessboard is divided into Ranks and Files ...
Algerbraic Chess Notation makes use of those File letters and Rank numbers to identify each individual square on the Chessboard:
As for identifying the Pieces, they're assigned letters:
The Knights get 'N' because 'K' was already taken by the Kings.
You'll also notice there isn't anything to distinguish Pawns ... In Descriptive Notation, they used the letter 'P'.
But, with Algebraic Notation, the only way to tell that a Pawn has been moved is by the absense of any capital letter, before the square reference.
Other identifiers are as follows:
Okay, now you're ready for your Annotated Chess Video:
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KEYWORD: Annotated Chess Video
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