CTAN has a new package: chessfss

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Tue Apr 5 17:24:40 CEST 2005

A new package has been installed at tug.ctan.org and should soon make
its way to your favorite mirror.

Thank you for the contribution,
Jim Hefferon


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: chessfss
Author's name: Ulrike Fischer
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/chessfss
Summary description: a package to handle chess fonts
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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This package offers commands to use and switch between chess
fonts. It use the LaTeX font selection scheme (nfss).

The package doesn't parse, format and print PGN input like e.g. the 
packages skak or texmate.

The aim of the package is to offer writers of chess packages
a bundle of commands for fonts, so that they don't have
to implement all this commands for themselves.

A normal user can use the package to print e.g. single chess symbols 
and simple diagrams. 

The documentation contains also a section about installation of chess 
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You can have a look at the package at
although you may get a better network connection by visiting a mirror 
of CTAN that is near to you; see 

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