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What is the abbreviation for Knight?

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July 13, 2009 9:29PM

It depends on the situation. "N" or "Kt" is the abbreviation for knight in chess. You will also find knight abbreviated as KT, KA, KBE, KC, KG, etc.

Here is a list of "knight" abbreviations with their respective ranks...

KG. Knight Companion of the Order of the Garter

KT. Knight of the Order of the Thistle

KP. Knight Companion of the Order of St. Patrick

GCB. Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath

OM. Member of the Order of Merit

GCSI. Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India

GCMG. Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George

GCIE. Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire

GCVO. Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order

GBE. Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire

KCB. Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

KCSI. Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India

KCMG. Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George

KCIE. Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire

KCVO. Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

KBE. Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

CB. Companion of the Order of the Bath

CSI. Companion of the Order of the Star of India

CMG. Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George

CIE. Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire

CVO. Companion of the Royal Victorian Order

CBE. Commander of the Order of the British Empire

DSO. Companion of the Distinguished Sewice Order

MVO. Member (4th Class) of the Royal Victorian Order

OBE. Officer of the Order of the British Empire

ISO. Companion of the Imperial Service Order

MVO Member (5th Class) of the Royal Victorian Order

MBE. Member of the Order of the British Empire