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Open Chess Font

An open chess font. Released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license.

Example

Piece letter mapping

Piece White piece, white square White piece, black square Black piece, white square Black piece, black square
King K k L l
Queen Q q W w
Bishop B b V v
Knight N n M m
Rook R r T t
Pawn P p O o

Empty white square: z
Empty black square: x

Authors & License

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license. The chess pieces are attributed to Colin M.L. Burnett (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Cburnett). Modifications to the chess pieces and conversion to a font is attributed to Josh Walters (https://joshwalters.com). To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/.

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