Annotated Chess Guide: Part of the Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 1)
Castling can take place on either the King's Side, or the Queen's Side of the board and, if you haven't discovered already, is a way of quickly protecting the King by swapping places with either Rook ...
There are Rules regarding Castling, which is discussed here. But they'll get in the way of this Annotated Chess guide, so won't be discussed on this page.
Now, here's where Castling and the Algebraic Notation system meet:
In the animated image, on both White & Black's back rows, respectively, you can see there are:
The actual Notation logged provides a quick interpretation of the squares between the Rooks, on either side, and is written as follows:
Fast-forwarding through the sequence of moves we left earlier, you can see both Kings have completed their Castling move:
Moving On: Recording Pawn Promotion (Page 9).
|Return to the Annotated Chess Guide Index|