Chess Symbols

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Chess Symbols
RangeU+1FA00..U+1FA6F
(112 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsCommon
Symbol setsChess symbols
Xiangqi symbols
Assigned98 code points
Unused14 reserved code points
Unicode version history
11.0 (2018)14 (+14)
12.0 (2019)98 (+84)
Note: [1][2]

Chess Symbols is a Unicode block containing characters for fairy chess and related notations beyond the basic Western chess symbols in the Miscellaneous Symbols block, as well as symbols representing game pieces for xiangqi (Chinese chess).[3]

Block[edit]

Chess Symbols[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+1FA0x 🨀 🨁 🨂 🨃 🨄 🨅 🨆 🨇 🨈 🨉 🨊 🨋 🨌 🨍 🨎 🨏
U+1FA1x 🨐 🨑 🨒 🨓 🨔 🨕 🨖 🨗 🨘 🨙 🨚 🨛 🨜 🨝 🨞 🨟
U+1FA2x 🨠 🨡 🨢 🨣 🨤 🨥 🨦 🨧 🨨 🨩 🨪 🨫 🨬 🨭 🨮 🨯
U+1FA3x 🨰 🨱 🨲 🨳 🨴 🨵 🨶 🨷 🨸 🨹 🨺 🨻 🨼 🨽 🨾 🨿
U+1FA4x 🩀 🩁 🩂 🩃 🩄 🩅 🩆 🩇 🩈 🩉 🩊 🩋 🩌 🩍 🩎 🩏
U+1FA5x 🩐 🩑 🩒 🩓
U+1FA6x 🩠 🩡 🩢 🩣 🩤 🩥 🩦 🩧 🩨 🩩 🩪 🩫 🩬 🩭
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 15.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

History[edit]

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Chess Symbols block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
11.0 U+1FA60..1FA6D 14 L2/10-368 N3910 Proposal for Encoding Chinese Chess Symbol in the SMP, 2010-09-16
L2/10-463 N3966 Re: Proposal for encoding Chinese chess symbols, 2010-11-05
L2/10-416R Moore, Lisa (2010-11-09), "C.15", UTC #125 / L2 #222 Minutes
N3992 R.O. Korea's Comments on "Proposal for Encoding Chinese Chess Symbol in the SMP (WG2 N3910)", 2011-03-03
N3903 (pdf, doc) "M57.28 (Chinese Chess symbols)", Unconfirmed minutes of WG2 meeting 57, 2011-03-31
N4103 "11.8 Comments on N3910 "Proposal for Encoding Chinese Chess Symbols"", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 58, 2012-01-03
L2/16-255 N4748 West, Andrew (2016-09-12), Proposal to encode Xiangqi game symbols
L2/16-270 N4766 Everson, Michael (2016-09-28), Recommendations for encoding Xiàngqí game symbols
N4873R (pdf, doc) "10.3.10", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 65, 2018-03-16
L2/16-325 Moore, Lisa (2016-11-18), "Consensus 149-C8", UTC #149 Minutes
L2/17-161 N4794 Suignard, Michel (2017-05-08), "China T3, UK T7. Sub-clause 33", Draft disposition of comments on PDAM1.2 to ISO/IEC 10646 5th edition
L2/17-103 Moore, Lisa (2017-05-18), "E.2.3 Xiangqi game symbols", UTC #151 Minutes
N4953 (pdf, doc) "M66.03d", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 66, 2018-03-23
L2/17-353 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken (2017-10-02), "D. Chess Symbols", WG2 Consent Docket
L2/17-362 Moore, Lisa (2018-02-02), "Consensus 153-C5", UTC #153 Minutes
12.0 U+1FA00..1FA53 84 L2/16-293 Wallace, Garth (2016-10-26), Proposal to Encode Heterodox Chess Symbols
L2/16-342 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; Pournader, Roozbeh; Glass, Andrew; Iancu, Laurențiu (2016-11-07), "13. Chess", Recommendations to UTC #149 November 2016 on Script Proposals
L2/17-034R4 N4784R Wallace, Garth; Everson, Michael (2017-03-28), Revised Proposal to Encode Heterodox Chess Symbols in the UCS
L2/17-153 Anderson, Deborah (2017-05-17), "22. Chess symbols", Recommendations to UTC #151 May 2017 on Script Proposals
L2/17-103 Moore, Lisa (2017-05-18), "E.2.1", UTC #151 Minutes
N4953 (pdf, doc) "M66.07j", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 66, 2018-03-23
L2/17-362 Moore, Lisa (2018-02-02), "Consensus 153-C15", UTC #153 Minutes
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  3. ^ "Chapter 22: Symbols". The Unicode Standard, Version 12.0 (PDF). Mountain View, CA: Unicode, Inc. March 2019. ISBN 978-1-936213-22-1.