# chess notation cheat sheet

If a turn goes by, the opportunity is lost. Checkmate is denoted with either “++” or “#” (either is acceptable), followed by the result of the game (1-0 if White has won, 0-1 if Black has emerged triumphant, or 1/2 – 1/2 if it’s a draw). This image may not be used by other entities without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.
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