chess-charm

Draw, make moves, visualize a chess board on your terminal

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chess-charm

chess-charm

var chessCharm = require('chess-charm');

var board = chessCharm()
    .showBoard()
    .setOpponent({name:'jamal',color:'black'})
    .setWhiteName({name:'Johannes',color:'white'})
    .showOpponent()
    .showPlayer();

    board
        .move('e2e4')
        .move('e7e5')
        .move('g1f3')
        .move('d7d6')
        .move('f1b5')
        .move('b8c6')
        .move('e1g1');

Draw chess positions, make moves, and see a chess board in beautiful ansi + unicode chess fonts!

Interactive!

Select with space bar

Select a piece with the arrow keys, and move the arrow keys to the piece's desired location,

Move with the "m" key

After you have a piece selected, then press m!

View this example in ./test.js

Methods

.move(movestring)

Updates the board with the move (given in Modified Standard Algebraic Notation)

.showBoard()

Shows the board as it currently stands.

.setPlayer({name:"foo",color:"black"})

Sets your player.

.setOpponent({name:'bar',color:'white'})

Sets the opponent.

Exit

Push "CTRL + C"

CREDITS

chess-charm was done in Charm by Substack

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