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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 ( ).

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

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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.