Look, I’ll be the first to admit it: I’m no good at chess. I know the basic rules and how each piece moves, but not much more. That said, knowing your options makes Rule 16 in *The Password Game* a lot easier.

## How to figure out the best move in algebraic chess notation?

In simple terms, algebraic chess notation is a simple method for recording and describing a chess move. Specifically, it dictates the name of the piece you are moving, and the square you are moving it to.

**Each piece in chess has a single letter that represents that piece in algebraic chess notation.**

- R = Rook
- N = Knight
- B = Bishop
- Q = Queen
- K = King
- P = Pawn

Also, each box on the chess board is represented by two alphanumeric characters, with the horizontal axis being a-h and the vertical axis being 1-8. Therefore, the bottom right corner is a1 and the top right corner is h8.

**Combining the letter of the chess piece you want to move, with the designated alphanumeric characters of the box you want to move it for, you can figure out your best move in algebraic chess notation**.

## What is the best next chess move for Rule 16 in The Password Game?

Unfortunately, the setup of the chess board is different each time you reach Rule 16 in *The Password Game*. Therefore, an answer that is correct for me, will not be for you.

If you want to try and figure it out on your own, every instance of Rule 16 I have encountered resulted in my best next chess move putting the opponent’s king in check. Keep in mind that in algebraic chess notation, check is signified with a + symbol. Let’s say you had to move your bishop to the chess box c5, and it would put the opponents king in check. Your algebraic chess notation would be Bc5+.

If you are having trouble figuring out your best next move, **we recommend using Next Chess Move**. Simply input the same chess board you see on *The Password Game*, make sure you’re using the correct Active Color, and click Calculate Next Move. After a few seconds you should see your best next chess move in blue text. **Copy-paste that into your password, and you will successfully complete Rule 16 of The Password Game!**

## All The Password Game rules

If you’re looking for the other *The Password Game rules*, here’s a complete list along with some guides we’ve written about them:

**Rule 1**— Your Password must be at least 5 characters.**Rule 2**— Your password must include a number.**Rule 3**— Your password must include an uppercase letter.**Rule 4**— Your password must include a special character.**Rule 5**— The digits in your password must add up to 25.**Rule 6**— Your password must include a month of the year.**Rule 7**— Your password must include a roman numeral.**Rule 8**— Your password must include one of our sponsors.**Rule 9**— The roman numerals in your password should multiply to 35.**Rule 10**— Your password must include this CAPTCHA.**Rule 11**— Your password must include today’s Worlde answer.**Rule 12**— Your password must include a two letter symbol from the periodic table.**Rule 13**— Your password must include the current phase of the moon as an emoji.**Rule 14**— Your password must include the name of this country.**Rule 15**— Your password must include a leap year.**Rule 16**— Your password must include the best move in algebraic chest notation.**Rule 17**—🥚 This my chicken Paul. He hasn’t hatched yet. Please put him in your password and keep him safe.**Rule 18**— The elements in your password must have atomic numbers that add up to 200.**Rule 19**— All the vowels in your password must be bolded.**Rule 20**—Oh no! Your password is on fire 🔥. Quick, put it out!**Rule 21**— Your password is not strong enough**Rule 22**— Your password must contain one of the following affirmations: I am loved|I am worthy|I am enough**Rule 23**— Paul has hatched🐔! Please don’t forget to feed him. He eats three 🐛 every minute.**Rule 24**— Your password must include the URL of a YouTube video of this exact length.**Rule 25**— A sacrifice must be made. Pick 2 letters that you will no longer be able to use.**Rule 26**— Your password must contain twice as many italic characters as bold.**Rule 27**— At least 30% of your password must be in the Wingdings font.**Rule 28**— Your password must include this color in hex.**Rule 29**— All roman numerals must be in Times New Roman.**Rule 30**— The font size of every digit must be equal to its square.**Rule 31**— Every instance of the same letter must have a different font size.**Rule 32**— Your password must include the length of your password.**Rule 33**— The length of your password must be a prime number.**Rule 34**—*This rule is skipped!***Rule 35**— Your password must include the current time.

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Published: Apr 10, 2024 09:48 am