{skak} is about the [skak package](http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/chess/skak) that provides macros and fonts for typesetting chess games.

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Chess Notation with skak: How to highlight squares?

i'm using the skak-package for some chess notation in a presentation. My only issue: How can i highlight various squares on the chessboard? Basic: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage{skak} ...
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Error using \variation command in the skak package

I'm using the skak package to write and comment a chess match. Trouble occurs when you use the command \variation to analyze the possible consequences to vary the move 15. This MWE code generates an ...
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How to delete extra information?

When I compile the following : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chessboard} \usepackage{diagram} \usepackage[ps]{skak} \begin{document} \begin{diagram}[4x4] \pieces{} \end{diagram} ...
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How to make a picture similar to this?

I would like to make a cover for my class notes! The Board I can draw. I don't know how to put the strip (which will contain the title of the Lecture Notes) on the Board: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Chess diagramm with arrows in skak, xskak

How can I draw arrows on a chess game? For example, if the game starts with 1. e4 ..., I want to draw a black arrow from e2 to e4 to show the movement, and, in the same diagram, two red arrows from ...
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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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Insert a skak symbol

I'm trying to enter a chess symbols of skak package, and output it at pdflatex but it didn't compile...(at Lyx). What can I do? I enter it at math mode. (there is no other way). (Idon't know what is ...
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Using \typeC in package skak will not compile

(1) I am using MikTeX 2.9 and am generally a very happy user of skak - barely two hours seperated the moment I wanted to typeset a chess problem and knowing absolutely nothing about what support there ...
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Chess notation does not show figurine font

I am new to LaTeX/skak. I use htlatex to generate a small ebook html. \documentclass{book} \usepackage[ps,mover]{skak} \title{test1\\Test} \author{Asim} \begin{document} \parindent=0pt ...
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\chapter command and skak package

Is there a way to write a chapter title using chess figurines? I'm using the skak package and \chapter{\mainline{1.e4 e6 2.d4 b6}} doesn't work. Same error using the \variation command. I'll post ...
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How to use the “mover” command in Skak

I teach after school chess, and installed LaTeX on my computer just to make chess worksheets. I'm using skak. My documents start: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{chess-workshop-symbols} ...
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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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Chess mode in texmate: wrong side to move

This is my first post here :) I am starting with LaTeX, and I am trying now to apply it annotate some chess positions. My problem is the use of the chess mode (|...chess moves to show figurines...|) ...
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Features in Chess Diagrams

I've been using skak to display diagrams of chessboards in pictures, but I'd like a little more functionality. In particular, I'd like to be able to: a) display only a portion of the board b) ...
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Skak Installation

I want to put chess diagrams in a LaTeX file, and from what I can tell http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/chess/skak/ is the best way to do this. Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to install ...
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Typesetting nested chess variations in Skak

I am hoping to use Skak to typeset my chess notes, and as part of the learning process, I decided to typeset a page from a chess book I own. I got as far as the following before I stumbled. ...
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How can I get skak to highlight squares

I'm completely new to TeX/LaTeX so I could be missing something easy. I'm trying to create a simple chess board diagram with highlighted squares via the "skak" package. Here is a test case: ...