Getting Into Chess
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Getting Into Chess

Nifty Way to Nail Your Chess Colors!

A unique trick to memorize colors of each chessboard coordinate

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I’m not convinced that memorizing the colour of each chess square matters, but I came up with a system to remember them. The 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th letters of the alphabet (odd) are a, c, e, and g. The 2nd, 4th, 6tb and 8th letters of the alphabet (even) are b, d, f, and h.

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kit_carmelite

kit_carmelite

Married 25 years. Retired SAS programmer from Statistics Canada, lived in Ottawa for 30+ years. Member of Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites since 2008.