Questions tagged [scoresheet]
The piece of paper where the moves are recorded.
Information request for new FIDE certified ‘electronic scoresheet’
According to the latest FIDE Laws of Chess a FIDE certified ‘electronic scoresheet’ may be used instead of a regular old fashioned paper scoresheet. 8.1.1 In the course of play each player is ...
Can I ask to see other players' score sheets between tournament rounds?
Suppose I'm in the middle of a multi-day tournament, and pairings have been posted for the next round. Can I request (i.e. request from a TD) to see the submitted score sheets of my opponent from his ...
Korchnoi was an Orc? Enforcing FIDE rule §E8.1.1
Exhibit A Note that §E8.1.1. says (...)as clearly and legibly as possible(...). My arbiter's estimation is that maybe around 5% of all players produce Orc runes. (My own handwriting is atrocious, but ...
I refused to sign the scoresheet but the arbiter signed with my initials. What should I do?
I refused to sign my scoresheet, as I was planning to lodge an appeal. Yet, the arbiter signed the scoresheet with my initials. I know I didn't lose my right to object. However, I'm afraid that my ...
What should a player do when their opponent asks to see your notation sheet during a game?
During an over the board tournament, an opponent frequently asked to see my scoresheet, stating that they had missed moves or otherwise messed up theirs. (They asked 5 or 6 times in a game with a time ...
Building up a dataset for image recognition of hand-written scoresheets
I am trying to build up a training dataset to train a convolutional neural network (well, the pipeline will probably be a little more complex, but probably a CNN will be at its core) to convert ...
What's the best alternative to the 'scoresheet' blunder checking strategy?
In Simon Webb's brilliant book, Chess for Tigers, he advises that a player write their move on their scoresheet before playing it. Then, right before you play your move, you check it one more time to ...
Is it OK to look at the list of played moves during the game to determine the status of the 50 move rule?
There are some positions in which you need to know how many moves have been played without pawn move or capture. For example: [FEN "1R5K/8/8/8/8/8/7R/k7 w - - 98 1000"] (1R5K/8/8/8/8/8/7R/k7 w - - ...
Should any information written on the scoresheet by the players be accurate?
The FIDE rules state: 12.4 The scoresheet shall be used only for recording the moves, the times of the clocks, the offers of a draw, and matters relating to a claim and other relevant data. I ...
Are score sheet booklets allowed to be in use?
Is it allowed to use a score sheet booklet for notations (with a recording of previous games), as opposed to a single "stand alone" sheet? Reasons for not allowing this may, of course, be ...
Is there a proper way to indicate "stalemate" on your scoresheet?
Yesterday, after squandering a win, I played on until stalemate (actually, I offered a draw, but my opponent isn't a native English speaker, so I don't think she understood; in a few more plies we hit ...
Is it illegal to write clock time in the score sheet during tournaments?
I have the habit of noting the clock time near my moves in tournament. I've been doing this for years now, but today a friend told me it is illegal according to FIDE. I wonderwhat the regulation ...
Where to keep the scoresheet
Does anybody know if there is a standard "place" to keep the scoresheets of past games? I am currently using a photo album since the size of developed photos is more or less the size of my scoresheet ...
Why do they keep the scoresheet in classic chess?
In the beginning I thought that players were keeping scoresheets for themselves, just in case of disagreement for claiming stuff like threefold repetition or fifty-move rule or even just knowing the ...