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How to draw a chessboard with numbers?

How to draw a chessboard filled with numbers, as the following figure? I've tried using the chessboard package but to no success.
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How can I draw a chessboard missing two diagonally opposite corner squares?

How can I draw of a mutilated chessboard, i.e. missing two diagonally opposed corner squares? Using the chessboard package, I can only draw a full chessboard...
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How to use \mainline with chessboard and skak packages on large chess boards?

I have a number of very large chessboards that I am setting, as a part of some work on infinite chess. I have been using the chessboard package, which is great. But I am having difficulty with using ...
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How to eliminate the square?

To illustrate the movement of a horse on a chessboard, I used the following commands. How to eliminate the square that appears to the right of the figure?
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Chessboard Book of exercises: Layout template

I am trying to create a book of exercises and I want to make a template. I want to have 3 diagrams side by side. The layout of one exercise is like the description below. I have found out that I can ...
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How to use chessboard package?

I'm using TexLive under Windows 8 & TexMaker, when I tried to run this code snippet, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chessboard} \storechessboardstyle{4x4}{maxfield=d4} \begin{document} ...
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Chessboard board size

Is it possible to change the size of a \chessboard size. I know it has fixed sizes like tinyboard and so on. But if I just want to scale it down or up by 5%, is that possible?
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GBR and FEN printout

How can I print the GBR-code and the FEN of the current position of \chessboard into the document? Is this possible for instance for FEN without the transfer from \chessboard to \chessgame with the ...
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xskak & chessboard & count of pieces

Within used packages xskak and chessboard and an initialized game, how can I determine the count of white and black pieces of a given \newgame and how I can output the actual position of these pieces ...
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enpassant chess font [closed]

I have got a ttf-font that I will like to use in chess diagrams. I have installed in the enpassant package before, but this time I only have the ttf-file. How do I convert this into the LaTeX package? ...
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Displaying results using chessboard

When displaying results of a game using chessboard, a mysterious Z shows up. In the following code, I would like to display the result as "1-0", but it shows up as "Z1-0." How can I avoid this? ...
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Floating a chess diagram on the next column

My second chess diagram does not fit on the first column, so LaTeX increased paragraph spacing on the first column. This does ensure that the second diagram appears exactly on top of the second ...
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How to get a 4 by 4 chessboard? Or any other size of board.

I've seen some package to draw chessboard on LaTeX such as skak and chessboard. However, after reading the documentation, they don't seem to support a change of the board size. I'm talking about the ...
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Chessboard Display Error

When displaying chessboards using the Chessboard Package, the border at the top of board does not line up with the actual top of the board. Relevant code and picture below. Thoughts? ...