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holy hell, it even supports en passant!

3 repetition position !

PIPI

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It was pretty easy beating the bot, but it held a losing position for longer than i expected it to be able to, overall pretty nice

Amazing game! It would be nice to play with mouse.

Fun game. The bot is way beyond my normal level but I managed to barely beat it by going for an ultra closed position.

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is it possible to have a download version?

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You can download it using the itch.io app. I will release a dedicated downloadable version in the future!

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i see, thanks, i hope the dedicated downloadable version is with pico version too

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I wish it had a download

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Cool chess game! as a Chess beginner, I like that it tells you where you can move!
Awesome art style. Would have loved to play that on my GB back in the days

I dont think of myself as a strong player but I was able to beat it first try lol

Congratulations!

I loved the style but it was quite hard to win against the computer and i feel like having a system to select your level of play for lower ranked players would help get more people to play :)

Really nice game. The user interface is cool and fun. However, the engine is far too precise. I'm definitely not a GM but I'm not bad either and it's just too hard to win.

Nice game

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The games great but you didn't add in repetition draws.

Is chess, but a really good one. I SUCK so i lost but i really have to say that u acttualy work is this game.

The art is very nice, the AI is good and doesn't take to long to respond.

Very nice game.

Can you add a download pls

You can download any game in Itch using the Itch app.

can you stop people from downloading your games and reuploading them

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i love doing computer vs computer and watching them battle lol

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Awesome! Hugely polished, amazing AI, great art. Awesome!! :D

Very good!

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this is really good!!! I love the art!

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Great Chess game, love the retro style

Wow what an amazing game.

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can you make it downloadable

Would you please port this to iOS?  

The ability to flip the board would be really nice. Good game!

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Yep.  Pico-8 Chess.  What's not to love?

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This looks like another solid Pico-8 game.  I'm definitely playing this.

Sometimes the AI plays really stupid. Especially when there are no queens on the board.

Look at this game which I played against it. Here's a PGN:

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qe6+ 4. Qe2 Nc6 5. Qxe6 Bxe6 6. Bb5 Nf6 7. Bxc6+
bxc6 8. d3 Kd7 9. Be3 Rb8 10. b3 Rb7 11. Na4 Kd6 12. Bc5+ Kd5 13. c4+ Ke5 14.
d4+ Ke4 15. Nc3+ Kd3 16. O-O-O+ Kxc3 17. Ne2# 1-0

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I decided to watch the computers play against eachother and was kinda disappointed when they were just making the same moves over and over, I don't know if this game will still even get attention but I'd like to see either smarter AI or I'd like to know why threefold repitition isn't implemented

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Thanks for the feedback, The reason why there is no Threefold Repetition is that the game engine I used is very restrictive. It's a small wonder I got the AI to work as it is. But I'm considering a port to a different engine and I might get the Treefold Repetition going there.

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Okay, I know very little about creating games and the engines they are created with, I just play them

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Do you know what this game lacks? Labels on the chessboard! All squares are nameless, I can't write my moves or moves of my opponent using chess notation.

its to smart >:(

As someone who only plays a game of chess every now and then, this jam submission was a real challenge for me - the A.I. didn't feel so basic at all. :D It's always impressive for me, what's possible with PICO-8. The entire UI felt pretty slick, the pixel art is lovely, a high amount of polish is in there. <3 That's why I wrote a little recommendation article about your game on our blog and also uploaded a video, where I tried to win a round... ... ...Of course I had to re-do 'some' of my turns, cough cough. Great work!

Best wishes,
Sebastian

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Thank you for the recommendation! I had a blast watching your game too. <3

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There is no game here. Just a screen telling me to go to a website. So going by the "game" that exists here on itch: 0/10 keep that bullshit on kongregate.

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That's weird. How are you playing the game? Did you bring it up in the Browser or by some other means? Can you post a screenshot?
Edit: Nevermind, I think I figured it out. Game was interacting weirdly with the Itch.io App. Uploaded a new Version that should fix this. Be sure to click on Update in the App.

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It's a relief knowing that you weren't being scummy and it was just a bug. Your patch worked and the game is just as excellent as when I first played it on the pico-8 website. 0/5 -> 5/5 we're doing it live

Simple but fun.Nice work!

Great game!

Very good! Cute and the animation and sonds are spot on!

Love it! Feels and plays so smooth :) 

Great game! Good job :D