Descriptive notation is a notation for recording chess games, and at one time was
the most ..... Views. Read · Edit · View history ...
How to Read Descriptive Notation. There are ... This is often thought of as
descriptive notation. ... Refer to Read Algebraic Chess Notation to see the other
Descriptive Notation better embraces a more romantic day when chess pieces
were called by name, as were the squares of the chess board. Most people today
You will probably see algebraic notation used more often but older chess books
often use descriptive notation. It is a good idea to be ... Ranks and Files. There
are some symbols you should know when reading or writing chess notation.
Nov 22, 2010 ... Thus, all American books before the 70s used this form of notation, which is ... a
time when the lone descriptive notation nation (“notation nation” kind of .....
Thanks to the "PGN"-format we now can read chess from anywhere in ...
Jan 19, 2016 ... Would it not be a service if more chess programs used descriptive notation in ...
The only reason I learned Descriptive Notation was to read older books.
Jun 24, 2007 ... Chess notation is a convenient way to keep track of games, so that you ...
Descriptive Notation, an older system, names the files of the chess ...
Throughout the years, some types of Chess notation or languages were
developed .... Unlike Algebraic notation, Descriptive notation always uses the
letter 'P' to ...
Jun 19, 2011 ... However, there is still a purpose in learning descriptive notation: reading old
books. Some of my favorite old chess books are only available in ...
Nov 22, 2013 ... Algebraic notation is now the norm. Some younger players don't even know how
to read descriptive notation. They grew up with algebraic ...