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Descriptive notation is a notation for recording chess games, and at one time was
the most ..... Views. Read · Edit · View history ...

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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
form.

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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
...

www.chesscorner.com/tutorial/basic/notation/notate.htm

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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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Throughout the years, some types of Chess notation or languages were
developed .... Unlike Algebraic notation, Descriptive notation always uses the
letter 'P' to ...

boardgames.stackexchange.com/questions/3977/does-anyone-use-the-p-k4-type-of-chess-notation-anymore

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 ...

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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 ...