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datatype for chess (chessboard in FEN notation)
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Currently there is a property for chessboards in Forsyth-Ewards Notation ( https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P6648 ).

Similar to musical notation, maybe specialized editors would find it helpful if that was displayed directly as a chessboard. It's currently (partially) done through LUA on some of the item's talk pages. Sample at https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Talk:Q62092390

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Esc3300 created this task.May 16 2019, 3:38 PM
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Similar to how (frow what I can tell) score is rendered using the MediaWiki-extensions-Score extension native functionality, it should be pretty easy to add rending of just a fen to ChessBrowser, which could be used (assuming T244075: Deploy ChessBrowser extension to Beta Cluster moves forward). Would the wikidata team be open to this?

I'd say yes if someone writes and maintains the code for the datatype.