Short Notation Quest Worksheet

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If your kids have an interest in chess playing, you can use this worksheet to teach them more about short notation in a game of chess. Playing chess requires more than just skilled movements and clever strategising. Players must also know how to make notations of their moves. Ask your kids to look carefully at the picture in the printout, and figure out what has happened on the board. Help them check the correct notation of the move or capture for each piece.

Required skills:
Students should know the basics of chess gameplay, such as how to move the pieces and the general rules of the game. Specifically, they should understand the concept of short notation in chess, and be able to read and write chess notation. They should also be able to analyze the positions of the pieces on the board, and use deductive reasoning to figure out what moves have been made.