Laws of Chess

Please click immediately below for the FIDE Laws of Chess (last checked as being current on 27/09/23).

Rules of chess with notes as a PDF:  FIDE Laws 2023

Rules of chess in FIDE Handbook:  FIDE Laws of Chess 2023 Online

Click here for some guidance notes aimed primarily at Captains:  B&DCL Captains Notes 2023-24