About the chessboard package used for drawing chess boards. For general questions about typesetting chess-related material, please use the {chess} tag.

chessboard of­fers com­mands to print chess­boards. It can print par­tial boards, hide pieces and fields, color the boards and put var­i­ous marks on the board. It has a lot of op­tions to place pieces on the board. Us­ing ex­otic pieces (e.g., for fairy chess) is pos­si­ble. The doc­u­men­ta­tion in­cludes an ex­am­ple of an an­i­mated chess­board, for those whose PDF viewer can dis­play an­i­ma­tions.

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