How Do I Play the Secret Chess Game in Facebook Messenger?

Posted March 28, 2016 by Leomar Umpad in Facebook

Play Hidden Chess Game on Facebook Messenger

Facebook’s Messenger app has some hidden tips and tricks that are just waiting to be discovered. If you are a fan of chess, then we have some good news for you. You can unlock and play a secret chess game in Facebook Messenger and play head-on with a friend. The game is played through the Messenger app and moves are made through commands. If this feature interests you, then read on. This tutorial describes everything that you need to know in order to play the secret chess game in Facebook Messenger.

Access the Hidden Chess Game in Facebook Messenger

Whether you are on your computer, Android phone, or iOS device, you can play a chess game in Facebook Messenger with your friends by following these steps:

1.Open the Messenger app, and start a conversation with someone with whom you want to play the chess game.Facebook - Messenger - Conversation
2.From the conversation, type this code: @fbchess play.Facebook - Messenger - Conversation - play Command
3.Messenger will notify you that a new chess game has started. Facebook - Messenger - Conversation - play Command - Start new game
4.You will be randomly assigned a color, either black or white. Facebook - Messenger - Conversation - play Command - Start new game - color
5.The chess board will be displayed. Facebook - Messenger - Play Chess - Board
6.Make a move by using the letter coordinates and numbers on the board. For example, if you want the pawn to move to tile D3, use the command @fbchess PD3. Facebook - Messenger - Play Chess - Move a piece
7.End the current game on the conversation by using the command @fbchess resign. Facebook - Messenger - Play Chess - Resign
8.Offer a draw in the game by using the command @fbchess draw offer. Claim a draw offer by using the command@fbchess draw claim.Facebook - Messenger - Play Chess - Draw
9.To see the standings of the game, use the command @fbchess stats.Facebook - Messenger - Play Chess - Stats
10.To open Help, use the command @fbchess help.Facebook - Messenger - Play Chess - Help

Whether you are playing this chess game to kill time or if you just want to see who is the better chess player between you and a friend, this hidden chess game in Facebook Messenger may come in handy. If you are having trouble playing the game or have questions with any of the steps above, leave us a message in the comments section.

 

About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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