Announcing The Chess.com GIF Maker
Make GIFs of your favorite chess games quickly and easily.

Announcing The Chess.com GIF Maker

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CHESScom
Aug 17, 2018, 12:00 AM |
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Want a quick way to share your favorite chess games with friends online? Why not try a chess GIF?

Making GIFs of your favorite chess games is now easy with Chess.com's GIF Maker!

Here's how to use it:

1. Copy a PGN from your favorite chess website or software. On Chess.com, you can get the PGN via the "share" button null.

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2. Go to Chess.com/gifs!

3. Paste the PGN and click "Create GIF."

Chess.com, Chess GIF

4. Once created, the GIF will open in a new tab!

5. To share, copy and paste the URL, or right-click and save image to share on many platforms.

Opera Game, Paul Morphy

The finished product: To learn more about the "Opera Game" see FM Elliot Liu's video for diamond members.

Want a different chessboard or piece set? Open the "Advanced Options" to choose dozens of boards and pieces, plus more options. There are currently 1,296 possible combinations (excluding size)!

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We aren't sure the blue board and graffiti pieces is a perfect combination, but you do you. 

Enjoy! The only thing left is to continue arguing about how to pronounce GIF.

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