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Dear Len

Is there any rule in Chess game where the player who plays with a either White or Black has to use the same Hand for making moves?.


Hi Prashant,

The rule is that you must press the chess clock with the same hand as you use to move your pieces.  From what I know, you can use either hand to move the pieces, as long as you use the same hand to press the clock:


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