Laws Historic

Previous Versions of the FIDE Laws

2018

2017

Addendum Law 11.3

2014

2009

2005

2001

1997

1993

1989

1985

1980 Interpretations

1980

Interpretations 1975-79

1975

1966

1952

1931 - 1st FIDE Laws (BCF version)

1929 - 1st FIDE Laws (French)

Historic Versions of the Laws

1630? - Greco

1656 - The Royall Game of Chesse

1745 - Philidor (Analysis of the Game)

1775 - Hoyles Games Improved

1804 - Intro to History & Study

1805 - A New Guide to Chess

1805 - Elements of Chess

1808 - Mr Hoyle

1817 - Practical Chess Grammar

1818 - An Easy  Guide to the Game

1820 - Ercole Dal Rio Transl. of Greco

1822 - Elements of the Game

1825 - Studies of Chess

1827 - Encyclopeadia Britannica

1829 - Boys Own

1932 - Walkers A New Treatise

1832 - Celebrated Analysis

1835 - A New Guide to Chess

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

 

Changes from Previous Version of FIDE Laws

2018 (from 2017)

2017 (from 2014)

2014 (from 2009)

2009 (from 2005)

2005 (from 2001)

2001 (from 1997)

1997 (from 1993)

1993 (from 1989)

1989 (from 1985)