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Questions tagged [diagram]

Questions related to chess diagrams.

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How to study chess?

I am a beginner, I have been playing from time to time with friends since I was a child, but I never studied seriously. A couple of months ago I decided I want to become better, to play more seriously,...
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Software suggestions to make printed chess exercises for kids

I'm planning to create a bunch of printed exercises for kids of different levels. I am still searching online for ideas and software suggestion. I wonder how other coaches here have solved this ...
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What is the origin of the Merida chess font?

Currently the most popular chess font is http://www.enpassant.dk/chess/fonteng.htm#MERIDA. I used to be under the impression that this is a new font from the computer era, but I found in a German ...
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High-quality (not bitmap) diagram software

I'm looking for software than can take FEN and generate a high-quality diagram, in PDF, Postscript, Windows metafile, or something else that will look good at 1200x1200 dpi or better. I thought the ...
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Chess diagram scanner

I am planning to create a chess puzzle book for beginners.Diagrams are need to be published in the book.Right now i have all the PDF materials.but i need a software to create diagrams for a ...
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Continuous-motion animated chess diagrams

Looking for a tool to create animated diagrams from a PGN file. The usual way that animated diagrams are created is through the animated GIF file which shows separate positions with a fixed time delay ...