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From the amazingly intricate easter egg department: Facebook has a hidden, fully functional, graphical game of chess embedded into its Messenger, and anyone can play

To start a game, open a Messenger conversation with someone and type “@fbchess play”. A chess board will show up, and your game has just started!

Unfortunately, the board is not drag-and-drop; instead, you need to send text commands to move your pieces across the board, with the board refreshing as a new static image after each move. The commands use Standard Algebraic Notation; in layman’s terms, this means that P is pawn, N is knight, B is bishop, R is rook, Q is queen and K is king. To move a pawn from the starting position, for example, you’d type “@fbchess Pb4” Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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