Simply Chess

This is a two player simplified chess game. It includes instructions on how to play, highlighting legal moves, telling the player when they are in check or checkmate, and a Fischer Random game mode. All graphics done with Tkinter.

This project was done as the term project for 15-110, Principles of Computing at CMU.

Tools + Skills

Tkinter (Python)


3 weeks, April 2019


Create a creative project in Python


Program, iterate

Simply Chess video demo

This video summarizes the program and shows features like highlighting legal moves, showing check and checkmate, pawn promotion, keeping track of the turn, different game modes, and game instructions.

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