Re: Playing chess online?
Samuel Thibault <email@example.com> wrote:
> A blind colleague of mine was looking for a way to play chess online.
> Gnuchess is textmode but doesn't play online. Playing FICS by hand is
> not really easy. I haven't found a textual frontend for FICS, only
> graphical frontends which draw the board by hand and thus aren't
> Any idea?
This might be promising.
State: not installed
Maintainer: Mario Lang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Uncompressed Size: 1,585k
Depends: emacs22 | emacs21
Suggests: gnuchess | phalanx | crafty
Description: a client and library for playing Chess from Emacs
emacs-chess is a chessboard display for Emacs which allows to to play Chess
from within Emacs. It can also be used to play via Internet Chess Servers
against other human opponents. emacs-chess is still in beta, read the Info
manual to get started.