[texhax] Typesetting chess diagrams

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Oct 13 14:02:30 CEST 2006

On Oct 13, 2006, at 7:26 AM, ramjivla at hvcc.edu wrote:

> I am interested in using Tex in Typesetting Chess Diagrams with Tex.
> Can you point me in the right direction? Postscript?
> What support does Tex have for Postscript?

Normally it's a PostScript _font_. Adobe did one called  
``Cheq'' (available at http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/ 
entries/cheq.html ) and there're others.

There's on Chess example in the TeX Showcase:


You might find this of interest:


and the CTAN catalogue has a number of packages for this sort of thing:



probably you'll find skak (and skaknew) most useful:



William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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