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Build Chess Game in Python

by kandikits Updated: Oct 16, 2022


The chess game is one of the most popular games of all time.The object of the game is to checkmate the opponent's king. This kit includes a full chess engine, a GUI engine, and an AI engine. The AI engine utilizes the minimax and alpha-beta pruning algorithms.

Deployment Information

chess game created using this kit is added in this section. The entire solution is available as a package to download from the source code repository


For Windows OS,

  1. Download, extract and double-click kit installer file to install the kit. Note: Do ensure to extract the zip file before running it.
  2. When you're prompted during the installation of the kit, press Y to run the game.
  3. To run the game manually, press N when you're prompted and locate the zip file Chess-Game.zip
  4. Extract the zip file and navigate to the directory python-chess-master
  5. Open command prompt in the extracted directory python-chess-master and run the command python chess_gui.py


For other Operating System,

  1. Click here to install python
  2. Click here to download the repository.
  3. Extract the zip file and navigate to the directory python-chess-master
  4. Open terminal in the extracted directory python-chess-master.
  5. Install dependencies by executing the command pip install -r requirements.txt.
  6. Run the command python chess_gui.py. Note: Select the number of players and coin color when prompted before starting the game.

Development Environment

VSCode is used for development and debugging. VSCode is used to get a typical experience of IDE for developers.

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TypeScript star image 141760 Version:1.74.3

License: Permissive (MIT)

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Gaming Libraries

Pygame helps in providing computer graphics and audio libraries.

pygameby pygame

C star image 5680 Version:2.1.2

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๐Ÿ๐ŸŽฎ pygame (the library) is a Free and Open Source python programming language library for making multimedia applications like games built on top of the excellent SDL library. C, Python, Native, OpenGL.

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๐Ÿ๐ŸŽฎ pygame (the library) is a Free and Open Source python programming language library for making multimedia applications like games built on top of the excellent SDL library. C, Python, Native, OpenGL.
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Kit Solution Source

python-chessby boosungkim

Python star image 4 Version:Current

License: Strong Copyleft (GPL-3.0)

A chess game built from scratch in Python

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Troubleshooting

  1. While running batch file, if you encounter Windows protection alert, select More info --> Run anyway.
  2. During kit installer, if you encounter Windows security alert, click Allow.

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