A recent presentation at my local Amateur Radio Club meeting brought to mind the issue of precisely communicating chess moves over the radio or phone. Since I am reasonably familiar with chess (Elo rating 1350), I thought I would offer my opinion.

Algebraic chess notation solves the problem of recording and transmitting chess moves in a concise text-based format. This post serves as a reference for communicating this algebraic notation verbally.

Here is an example game in algebraic notation and narrated: