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Spoken languages by the chess server
  Languages of the server


The chess server is multilingual. It understands commands and sends back answers in:
  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian
Each language can be used by anyone, they have separate email addresses, so use the appropriate one to communicate with the server:
Readers of this page are probably English speakers, so they should use the first address.

Players can choose any of these languages by sending their email messages to the intended address.

Players with different languages can play each other without any problem. They can set what languages they speak using the standard (ISO 639-2) language codes, so it is easy to find a common language to talk in, if there is one.

Prepare for meeting chess friends from far away countries of the World.

The server is prepared to support more languages to let other players to talk with it in their mother tongue. The languages are managed by language teams. If you feel ambition to help players speaking your language, you can contribute in a language team.
See more on the Volunteering page.
They currently work on different languages, the following new language(s) are coming:
  • Italian
  • Spanish
As soon as a team finishes the initial translation phase and there are sufficient volunteer contributors, the language will be officially supported, so everybody can use it.

The Hungarian version of this site is available at www.e4ec.org/sakk.html.
The German version of this site is available at www.e4ec.org/schach.html.


 
My favourite chess problem

Many years ago, searching for the Internet over chess problem, I bumped into a very interesting piece.
Find it on the bottom as a FEN row, clicking on it the board will also appear.

The task is: white mates in one!

Can't be too hard, I thought, but scrolling over the possibilities the solution just didn't come up.
I check everything once more, then again, and again, and once I found another way that was hidden for me before. The solution also hid there. It became my favourite chess problem then, but of course, it's true, there are many many beautiful problems out there.

n1b5/p2p2BB/P6p/1RQKpP2/
2N4P/P1k5/P1PN1PnP/4R3


This was the first problem I submitted to the server. Some players can solve it, some don't. Some believe there is no valid solution.
So, check this problem if you want. And enjoy.
 
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