Originally posted by GlenRphew, had to read that 5 times before actually getting it 🙄🙄🙄
It may be a little more complicated, but it's what I grew up with.
It Divides the board into King side and queen side. The square that the king sits on is King 1. The pawn in front of the king is the king pawn and is setting in king 2. My opponents king is setting on my king 8.
The Bishop net to the king is the kings bishop and is setting on kings bishop ...[text shortened]... e is 00 Castling queen side is 000
This is a brief description, but you get the idea.