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Please implement the Chess replayer on Board and Card Games

The Chess beta site now has a cool replayer, to allow Chess games/positions to be described, rendered and walked through. It's been around for a couple of months now. We've been asking for this for ...
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How should I concisely represent a chess position in a question?

If I want to ask a question about a certain chess position, how do I put it on-screen without the process being really tedious and the format impossible to decipher? I can type it out in in text form,...
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Is the following question pertinent to chess, and hence a good one to ask on boardgames stack exchange?

My questions are: Has anyone ever played a variant of chess such that in the starting position Bishops and Knights are switched? (So White's back row looks like this: RBNQKNBR) How can I find notes ...
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Is this puzzle on topic?

Is this chess related question on topic? How far can a knight travel without visiting the same square twice?
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Why was this question on playing defensively in chess closed?

I'd like to request that this question be reopened. It was closed because some people are confused about what "defensive" means in chess - I meant to clear that up in an answer, but the question was ...
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