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Online Chess

This is a chess website where people can play against each other online in real time.


If you're just trying to play a game of chess and you get a Heroku error page, try FireChess. It has far more relaxed resource restrictions and should always be accessible.

FireChess link:


Play a game of chess here - Live demo

If you want to know how this project works, read the tutorial at Making an online chess game with


  • Moves are reflected in real time, with no noticeable delay.
  • Simple to use, just enter a free room number, grab an opponent and you're ready to play.
  • Upto a 100 games can be played simultaneously.


Just clone this repository , and then run

npm install
node index.js