|Keyword Query:||Chess Grid Systems|
|Interpretation:||You want to know about the methods used for recording positions and moves of Pawns and Pieces on a Chessboard.|
In today's evolution of Chess, the standard for recording positions and moves of Pawns and Pieces is Algebraic Notation and the Grid System works as follows:
On the Chessboard, the squares are grouped into 8 horizontal rows, known as Ranks and 8 vertical columns, known as Files.
Just like plotting the coordinates of locations on map, we can used these Numbers and Letters to give a unique reference point to the 64 individual squares on the Chessboard.
Grid System using Algebraic Notation
The Grid System using Algebraic Notation is explored in more detail in our Beginners Chess Guide - Annotated Chess article (see Links, below).
KEYWORD: Chess Grid Systems
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