algebraic notation

noun

chess the standard method of denoting the squares on the chessboard, by allotting a letter, a, b, c, up to h, to each of the files running up the board from White's side, starting from the left, and a number to each of the ranks across the board, starting with White's first rank

Nearby words

  1. algebraic equation,
  2. algebraic expression,
  3. algebraic extension,
  4. algebraic function,
  5. algebraic geometry,
  6. algebraic number,
  7. algebraic operation,
  8. algebraic topology,
  9. algebraically closed field,
  10. algebraist

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