Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN) is a standard notation for recording a particular chess position, including the location of pieces, which side is to move, what castling rights are available, etc.

Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN) is a standard notation for recording a particular chess position, including the location of pieces, which side is to move, what castling rights are available, etc. It originated with the 19th Century journalist David Forsyth, and was later extended for digital use by Steven J. Edwards.

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