|Keyword Query:||Quick Guide To Recording Chess Moves|
|Interpretation:||You want to know how to record moves using Algebraic Chess Notation.|
Step 1: Know the alpha-numeric coordinates given to both Ranks and Files, as shown in the following image:
Step 2: Know the codes/labels given to the Chess Pieces:
To record the movement of Pieces, the CAPITAL LETTER is written first, then the square the Piece lands on.
For example: Nc3 = kNight moves to the 'c3' square.
Be aware that Pawns don't have a Capital Letter to identify them ...
The movement of Pawns is recorded with the square reference only ... E.g. c4 means a Pawn has moved to the 'c4' square.
To fully understand Chess Notation, including how to record 'Captures', 'Castling' and 'Pawn Promotion', explore the following Recommended Links.
KEYWORD: Quick Guide To Recording Chess Moves
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