The Laws of Chess have two parts:
Article 1: The nature and objectives of the game of chess.
Article 2: The initial position of the pieces on the chessboard.
Article 3: The moves of the pieces.
Article 4: The act of moving the pieces.
Article 5: The completion of the game.
Article 6: The chessclock.
Article 7: Irregularities.
Article 8: The recording of the moves.
Article 9: The drawn game
Article 10: Points.
Article 11: The conduct of the players.
Article 12: The role of the arbiter.