Every square in chess has a name based on a coordinate system. All files have a letter, from a – h, going from the queen’s rook file to the king’s rook file. Each rank has a number from the 1st and 2nd rank where White’s pieces begin through the 7th and 8th rank where Black’s pieces begin. Each piece is notated this way: (Watch video). Video: chess.com
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