When you type "play chess", let me play chess.

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I told some of my friends about DDG, and they seem interested. They thing is, they are still more impressed with Google because of it's easter eggs (google atari breakout and go to images and you'll see what I mean). So, my idea is that when you search "play chess",let me play chess. Would this be hard? I don't know how to program.
• posted 3 years and 11 months ago Declined

Against whom? Finding other players is not trivial and neither is a chess engine...
posted by roshanr 3 years and 11 months ago Link
True. Plus, there would be a lot of latency trying to load everything in.
posted by javathunderman Community Leader3 years and 10 months ago Link
If you're not too particular about the specifics (mostly how strong the AI is), I don't this this would have to be too difficult. http://chessboardjs.com/ seems to provide a pretty good interface and there are some smallish open-source javascript chess engines I don't think would have to take too long to load: https://github.com/douglasbagnall/p4wn
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 10 months ago Link