Yes, pgChess extension now allows you to play a chess game with Postgres
Instance(computer). Thanks to authors. Installation is very simple with
pgxnclient. pgChess extension supported with another extension called
pgxnclient install pgchess
pgxnclient install pg2podg
After installing, just run CREATE EXTENSION commands
create extension pgchess;
create extension pg2podg;
Two types of play, (1) PC vs PC and (2) PC vs Human.
To play a new game of PC vs Human run below file (download source from
the above link for the files) in unaligned format of psql terminal.
postgres=# \pset format unaligned
postgres=# \i /usr/local/src/pgchess/pgchess-0.1.7/test/sql/play/PG_v_Human.sql
For your move follow below syntax when prompted “Your Move ? “.
-- For now, we use this syntax:
-- where XX is the starting square, YY is the ending square, p
-- is the piece and z is an optional square where the desired
-- promotion is specified.