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Official Rule Book of Chess PDF

Mastering the fundamental laws of chess and official competition rules gives you the edge. Your game will improve and you will become more competitive.

FIDE CHESS RULES PDF: This section is for those who want to download the official rule book.

We recommend reading through the simplified guide to chess rules and regulation first.

The portable document format may be useful once you are familiar with the basic version.

Chess school teachers and coaches may find it easier to study the key elements in the PDF rules book.

We also provide answers to the most asked questions in the Chess FAQ guide. You will find a concise list of keywords and phrases in the chess terminology A-Z section.

Rules of Chess PDF (Portable Document Format)

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FIDE Chess Rules PDF Free Download