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Chess.com on Facebook!?

  • erik
  • on 5/26/08, 11:42 AM.

Love chess? Love Facebook? Well, Chess.com has finally fully arrived on Facebook! Today we launched our new Facebook Chess app. We had the most popular chess app on Facebook already that was originally built by Jamie Holding, but we decided to bring even more features to the app and bring the development in-house.

If you are on Facebook you might want to check it out:

Play Chess.com on Facebook

Keep in mind that it only has a small fraction of the the features found on Chess.com, but it's really cool to be able to play with your buddies who are on Facebook and won't necessarily want to become Chess.com members.  Some people ask if we can have it so that you can play games interchangably on Chess.com and Facebook. The short answer is NO - it is technically nearly impossible at this time :) Sorry! If you play on both, they are separate.

For those of you who want to just keep playing chess here on Chess.com but want to help support Chess.com, become a Chess.com fan on Facebook! 

Become a Chess.com Facebook Fan

Thanks again for all of your support. We're working hard to bring a great chess experience to as many people around the world as we can.

- The Chess.com Team 


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  • 6 months ago

    nestorpamine

    it is unfair to do that to a member of chess.com....your are so so so unfair ,,,thanks...

  • 4 years ago

    garybogebowen

    cant get on it

  • 4 years ago

    chessmaia

    Maning Nice!!!

    ao facebook....

  • 4 years ago

    PyroPoet

    Erm, the 'Play Chess.com on Facebook' link just loads Facebook's homepage. Is the application down (e.g. undergoing maintenance), or is the link wonky?

  • 4 years ago

    PyroPoet

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  • 6 years ago

    notgm

    will there ever be a way to associate my account here with my account on fb?

  • 6 years ago

    sailingtobyzantium

    Liking the upgrades.. if only it had conditional moves, facebook chess seems to move at a slower pace than chess.com chess.
  • 6 years ago

    rednblack

    facebook chess is how I found chess.com, so I think it's great you guys are expanding the features.
  • 6 years ago

    wormrose

    In all fairness - I must report that I did (finally) get registered at Facebook - and then only to find that the chess part was not functioning. But I really don't need Facebook anyway. (Whatever it is.) I'm only here for the chess. Not to meet girls or anything like that. Unless you girls want to meet me - then - here I am - you've found me.
  • 6 years ago

    JF1

    a very good idea, this will help many people start playing chess and spread its appeal, i think we're on to a winner here...!


  • 6 years ago

    Laurana007

    I'm okay right here wit my chessmates in chess.com. i dnt need to log on facebook b4 i play chess since facebook only has a small fraction of the the features found on Chess.com. Cheers to all members of gamers and amateur chess groups.Always keep it real.CHEERS
  • 6 years ago

    whistleblower

    I learnt about Chess.com from Facebook.com with the chess application being powered from this website.  This has to be the number one chess website in the world.
  • 6 years ago

    wormrose

    Looks like I'm too stupid to join Facebook. I couldn't even get through the sign up process.
  • 6 years ago

    matzleeach

    Great!


  • 6 years ago

    oscarr

    if someone use and have the application on facebook letsplay: http://apps.facebook.com/chessfb/?page=create_game&challenge_to_id=833128117
  • 6 years ago

    dustbowler

    i cant procede.

    i keep getting this: 'Your session has expired, please click "Home" in the menu to continue using Chess'

     

    does it take a while when you initially add it, or what?? 


  • 6 years ago

    sstteevveenn

    yeah i just checked.  It's updated by itself and there's a message telling you about it. 
  • 6 years ago

    Lions

    So if we've already had this application for some time now, does it just become upgraded on its own?
  • 6 years ago

    sstteevveenn

    oooh does this mean game explorer is now finished?  If that's been posted already i must have missed it somehow.  Embarassed
  • 6 years ago

    PeaceMakerZero

    Call me naive, but what exactly is Facebook? Is it anything like that MySpace nonsense?


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