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Release status: beta
Implementation Parser extension , Tag
Description Create interactive chess game viewer from PGN specified in XML tag
Author(s) Wugapodes and Kipod
Latest version 0.4.0 (2020-03-30)
Compatibility policy master
MediaWiki 1.25+
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
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The ChessBrowser extension creates an interactive chess game viewer from w:Portable Game Notation. The client side implementation is based on Kipod's pgnViewer gadget in use on the Hebrew Wikipedia.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called ChessBrowser in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    wfLoadExtension( 'ChessBrowser' );
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

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