","F"); questions.length = 10; The most commonly used form of reading chess notation is by using the algebraic notation (yes, it is a mathematical coordinate, but much easier to understand) This algebraic notation assigns coordinates of a combination of numbers and letters on a specific square on the chessboard. function gradeQuiz() { answers["C"] = "c2"; ''  Chess Notation Final Thoughts. +''); else { Black // then set this to true. } function choice() { Accessibility: Enable blind mode. The subreddit for all new chess players. A pawn moving to the e3 square is written as “e3” (remember, pawns have no capital letter). Currently algebraic chess notation is the accepted standard and is widely used. If you want to learn how to notate chess, first start by learning how to list the pieces and squares so you can write down how the pieces move. Rank (or row) 1 is the end of the board where white begins; black begins at rank 8. Play rapid or blitz, and say each move that happens out loud, and say a couple candidate moves out loud before you move any pieces. answers["G"] = "f3"; for(n=1;n<=questions.length;n++) { Note the orientation of the board! wrong = ""; // answers_text += ' '+alpha.charAt(n)+". "+answers[alpha.charAt(n)]+'