# Reversible Algebraic Notation

Reversible Algebraic Notation is a computer-friendly form of algebraic chess notation. It requires the piece being captured to be specified, making it possible for a computer to “reverse” a move easily. If a capture does not specify a piece, it is assumed to be a pawn capture. This form of notation is not really used by humans, who usually use: Algebraic Chess Notation (the non-reversible type).

## Related Chess Rules Topics

Read more about these related chess rules, chess puzzles, and other chess tactics and strategies:

- Algebraic Notation
- Classical Chess Notation
- Chess Computers
- Tournament Rules