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This item is a reference work
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-11-26
 Author: Superuser  . Anatomy of a Preset: Chess. Detailed explanation of the code used to enforce the rules of Chess in Game Courier.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2005-01-12 UTC
Although the code described on this page will still work as described, it has been made obsolete by recent developments in GAME Code. Although this page does describe code very similar to what is still used in many presets, it no longer describes the code used for the Chess presets, which has been completely revamped from the ground up. To see the current state of the Chess preset, go here: /play/pbm/play.php?game=Chess&settings=Abstract&submit=Edit and here: /play/pbm/includes/chess.txt You will find the code in the include file well-documented by comments.

Nasmichael Farris wrote on 2005-01-11 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Thanks for posting this, Fergus. It allows a humble chessplayer like myself to learn some of what contributes to the makings of the chess sites on which I play, enjoy myself, and from which I learn.

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