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e.g. e2 - e4

You may need to submit your password to make a move
Special moves:
castle: move king two squares
en passant: move capturing pawn diagonally
promotion: move pawn normally... prompts for piece type
resign: "jump" your king onto opponent's king... prompts for confirmation

You don't need to submit a password to change the display
Hide options:
labels: hides algebraic names at edge of board
captives: hides any captured pieces
moves: hides written move list
Other options:
flip board: inverts to black's point of view
square size: in pixels (usually 50)

Enable/Disable Javascript option is available at the bottom of all screens
Enabled: control panel floats in a separate small window
Disabled: board and control panel all on the same page. If your browser can't cope with Javascript, choose this option.

If you have set a password, you must use it to move
Setting password:
The first time you make a move accompanied by a password, that word will be used if none was already set.
Remember it!
Other information:

Contact michael if you have any problems
Stalemate and checkmate conditions are not automatically detected
BeholderBoard v1.5 is freeware