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Laws of Chess 1st July 2017 onwards rev April

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New Laws with Interpretations June

Table of Changes

Summary of Changes & Rejected Changes

Advice for Arbiters

Laws in other languages 2014

Previous Versions of the Laws

 

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2009

2005

2001

1997

1993

1989

1985

1980 Interpretations

1980

Interpretations      1975-79

1975

Historic Versions of the Laws

1630? - Greco

1804 - Intro to History & Study

1805 - Elements of Chess

1817 - Practical Chess Grammar

1820 - Ercole Dal Rio Transl. of Greco

1822 - Elements of the Game

1825 - Studies of Chess

1827 - Encyclodeadia Britannica

1832 - Celebrated Analysis

1840 - Chess Player

1849 - Chess Players Handbook

1858 - Freres Chess Hand-Book

1859 - The Chess Handbook

1860 - Chess Praxis

1862 - British Chess Association

1883 - London International Laws

1894 - Proposed British Chess Code

1897 - British Chess Company

1903 - British Chess Code

1910 - Blue Book

1912 - 1st BCF Laws

1931 - 1st FIDE Laws (BCF version)

 

2014 Laws in foreign languages

ENG, FRE, ESP, RUS

ENG, GER, ITA, POR

Laws of Chess 2014

Addendum Law 11.3

Laws of Chess 2014 with Interpretations

Changes in 2014

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