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  1. Standard member yo its me
    watch the acid...
    19 Aug '12 21:01
    I was wondering if anyone in here would know of a way to place pieces on a vertial board and keep them for use while playing with someone using grid references? For example to replace an actual board at home that one might use to give a visual reference to the game being played.

    I hope this is not a question too tedious for you to answer, I have had a look around, but I haven't found anything I can use. There is no doubt somewhere obvious that I haven't looked.........
  2. 20 Aug '12 09:23
    Why not use a white board?
  3. Standard member cadwah
    ¯\_(^.^)_/¯
    20 Aug '12 10:05
    ...or magnets on a fridge
  4. Standard member yo its me
    watch the acid...
    20 Aug '12 10:36
    Originally posted by cadwah
    ...or magnets on a fridge
    Nothing is safe from the childrens fidgeting fingers......
  5. Standard member yo its me
    watch the acid...
    20 Aug '12 10:38
    Originally posted by morgski
    Why not use a white board?
    Isn't there something I can keep on the computer? A programme somewhere on line I can down load?? Don't chess players use something to hold the pieces when they're playing with grid refernces??
  6. Standard member cadwah
    ¯\_(^.^)_/¯
    20 Aug '12 12:39
    Originally posted by yo its me
    Nothing is safe from the childrens fidgeting fingers......
    Fridge magnets don't have to go on fridges, you could improvise something metal; to put them on and make it razor sharp to reduce incidences of childrens fidgeting fingers.
  7. 20 Aug '12 14:08
    Get the lad you are going to play to join here and it will keep the game for you.
    Then buy one of these plasma screens and scew that onto the wall.
    Keep logged onto RHP and there you have it.

    Failing that then paint a large chessboard on your kitchen wall.
    Screw coat hooks into each square - you will need 64.

    Then paint chess pieces on 32 pieces of wood.
    Drill a hole into the top of the wood to hang onto the coat hooks.
    (you might want to do an extra Queen of each colour to cover promotions
    when you have two Queens on the board.)

    Hope this helps.
  8. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    20 Aug '12 14:09
    Originally posted by yo its me
    Isn't there something I can keep on the computer? A programme somewhere on line I can down load?? Don't chess players use something to hold the pieces when they're playing with grid refernces??
    I'm not sure exactly what you want, but here's a guess:

    http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-4.6.2.exe

    Install, Run, and select "Just view or edit game files" as the option.
  9. Standard member yo its me
    watch the acid...
    20 Aug '12 14:44
    Originally posted by SwissGambit
    I'm not sure exactly what you want, but here's a guess:

    http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-4.6.2.exe

    Install, Run, and select "Just view or edit game files" as the option.
    Thank you, my computer dosen't want to load it but it's passed the norton bit. Bit confusing, I'll try to instal it again later, thanks again.
  10. Standard member Steve45
    Garry Kasparov
    20 Aug '12 22:38
    you might be better playing snakes an ladders
  11. Standard member yo its me
    watch the acid...
    21 Aug '12 15:13
    Originally posted by steve45
    you might be better playing snakes an ladders