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Chess – model for chess problems

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Model deck for chess problems. The deck shows one chess position as a diagram on the front and one position on the back. This works on Anki desktop and Anki web (tested with Firefox and Chrome) and AnkiDroid and may work with AnkiMobile (iOS). It does not work with Android 2.1 devices, as it relies on custom fonts that do not work there. This deck is mostly empty, add your own cards. The model has four fields: The positions should be in a modified Forsyth–Edwards Notation. Use only the piece placement, don’t add castling &c information. For details of the notation see the HTMLTTChess reference. N.B. the <c:chess> and <c:chess> tags are part of the model do not add them. Important expansions on FEN: The deck uses the HTMLTTChess package. Do not change the script in the front or back template or the base part of the style sheet. An important part of the package is the Chess Merida Unicode font, which is embedded in the deck. Copyright: All licenced GNU General Public License V. 3.0.

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Cards are customizable! When this deck is imported into the desktop program, cards will appear as the deck author has made them. If you'd like to customize what appears on the front and back of a card, you can do so by clicking the Edit button, and then clicking the Cards button.
Front position n1rb4/1p3p1p/1p6/1R5K/8/p3p1PN/1PP1R3/N6k
Problem text White to move and mate in five with the “least likely piece or pawn”.
Solution position n1rb4/ 1p3p1p/ 1p6/ 1R5K/ .(P)6/ p(.)..p1PN/ 1(+)P1R3/ N6k
Explanation “b4!”
Front position rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR
Problem text The starting position
Solution position rnbqkbnr/ pppppppp/ ......../ ......../ ....(P).../ ....(.).../ PPPP(+)PPP/ RNBQKBNR
Explanation One possible opening move.

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on 1660922407
There are better alternatives now.
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on 1614445831
Hi. New to this addons
I've tried to created a new card purely based on this two example. Initial board is fine, but I always got "Parser error" for the solution. First, I was thinking it's a problem with my experimentation, but turned out - not.
Any advise?
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on 1606731108
This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!
on 1600894967
Love it. How do you invert White and Black when the position is for black point of view ?
on 1589978457
After surfing through other add-ons and decks about chess, I'm glad I found this one.
I like that it didn't try to do too much of fancy stuff like trying to provide an option to make moves graphically. All it requires form me is to get FEN for the position I need and I'm good to go. Very easy to create custom cards.
Thank you.

I am using the modified version of this deck that has been made available by another user. Thanks to you both. :)
on 1588383847
Works well. Thank you!
on 1567443936
I've used this for a while. Thought I would share my version now that I've figured out how to change code so we can view things from Black's position. https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/1413734466
I really appreciate the author's work.
on 1537592418
Very good idea! Would be nice to have something ready, thou (from someone who used this)
on 1514073600
Great works well! Sometimes if the side to play and win is black - it's preferable to see it from black's point of view - i.e. with black at the bottom of the board. The simplest way to do this is to reverse the FEN string. For example:
"7k/8/4(...)1/8/5PK1/8/8/8" - black to play and draw here it is shown from the white perspective. Reverse the text like this:
"8/8/8/1KP5/8/1)...(4/8/k7" - will show with black on the bottom of the board.
Copy and paste the original FEN string here: http://www.textreverse.com/

**If you use the above example to test - please remember to remove the quotes from the FEN string.

Good luck!
on 1510704000
Convenient and beautiful
on 1505952000
Great solution

I have been using this tool since 2015 and it has been a good helper, memory is so important in everything. Thanks.
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on 1409097600
Nice graphics but ...

Nice graphics and quite flexible. White at the bottom is annoying though. The only
way to take care of this is to change lower-/uppercase, so for the starting position RNBQKBNR/PPPPPPPP/8/8/8/8/pppppppp/rnbqkbnr instead
of rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR. Any other ideas?
on 1405814400
A simple way to create flash cards of chess positions

This is a great little design. It offers an excellent way to keep those troublesome positions in your mind without having to import graphics.

One thing that would make it better for me is the ability to show Black on the bottom.