Install latest/stable of gambit
Ubuntu 16.04 or later?
Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.
Install using the command line
sudo snap install gambit
Don't have snapd? Get set up for snaps.
Chess board in your terminal.
You'll need to connect the interfaces:
sudo snap connect gambit:ssh-keys
sudo snap connect gambit:ssh-public-keys
completion Generate the autocompletion script for the specified shell
help Help about any command
serve Start a Gambit server
-h, --help help for gambit
-v, --version version for gambit
gambit [command] --help for more information about a command.
You can play chess with gambit over
ssh user@host -p <port> -t <room> [<password>]
You can host your own gambit SSH server with:
Or, use the hosted gambit server at chess.fyi:
ssh firstname.lastname@example.org -p 2200 -t foobar password
There are two ways to move in gambit:
Type out the square the piece you want to move is on, then type out the square to which you want to move the piece.
With the mouse, click on the target piece and target square.
Generate an embeddable card to be shared on external websites.
Choose your Linux distribution to get detailed installation instructions. If yours is not shown, get more details on the installing snapd documentation.
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