Proposal to add standardized variation sequences for chess notation

Michael Everson everson at
Sat Apr 1 18:31:19 CDT 2017


Please do not drag chess pieces into discussions about emoji right now. Do it later if you must. This proposal is designed to proved a standardized higher-level protocol for the use of chess characters in chess data, to enable the chess community to make good use of the long-encoded chess characters.


> On 1 Apr 2017, at 23:57, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at> wrote:
> In addition, not directly related to your proposal, why aren’t chess pieces listed in
> It seems to me that chess pieces would be very well suited to have each an emoji variant (not to be used for the chess boards, maybe).
> /Kent K
> PS
> Remember that Emoji style (or not) uses two OTHER variation selectors, FE0F (and FE0E).

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