Play Chess Game With Friends on Facebook Messenger App

I hope you have read our previous post on How to Play Basketball game in Facebook Messenger App. If not then you should read this. Today I am going to share How you can play chess game on messenger App. Well, Messenger App is the best app for chatting with friends on Facebook. Messenger app is provided by Facebook Officially.

I hope you have already installed Messenger App in your Smartphone.

Time to time Facebook update his features to engage its visitors. So Facebook started new features to Play chess with Facebook friend Online on Messenger App.

Play Chess with Facebook Friends on Messenger App

If you really interested in playing chess with FB friend then follow below instruction to Play.

Step #1.

Firstly Update your Messenger App if not updated. [REQUIRED]. If you have any problem in Updating Messenger App from Google Play Store then Direct Download Play Store Apps from PC or Browser and then install manually.

Step #2.

Now Open Facebook Messenger App from the App menu. After Open it looks like –


Step #3.

Go to any friend chatting section in messenger App. As shown below –


Step #4.

Type @fbchess play and send it to any friend. Wait for 4-5 sec. and you will get the chess board on the messenger app. Now lets Play with your friend.




According to Above screenshot :

  • I got Black color and my friend (Prince Singh) got White color to play chess.
  • Actually, White color is required to first turn. So Prince Singh got First turn to Start the game.

If you want to change the color of your chess game then simply type @fbchess play black or @fbchess play white.

Step #5.

Need help for chess game from messenger App ??

Type @fbchess help and send.

You will get Chess instruction. As like this :

Start game with random colors: @fbchess play
Pick the colors: @fbchess play white/black
Pick the opponent: @fbchess play white John
Make a move: use Standard Algebraic Notation
@fbchess e4 or @fbchess Pe4 moves pawn to e4
Nbd2 to move knight from b-file to d2
B2xc5 to take on c5 with 2nd rank bishop
e8=Q to promote pawn to queen
0-0-0 or O-O to castle
Claim draw (e.g. 3-fold repetition): @fbchess draw claim
Offer a draw in the current position: @fbchess draw offer
Offer an undo of the last move: @fbchess undo
Resign: @fbchess resign
Show current position: @fbchess show
Show stats between current players: @fbchess stats
Show latest game PGN: @fbchess pgn
Show all game PGNs: @fbchess pgns
Continue a game from another conversation: @fbchess continue
From 1:1 conversation, @fbchess continue with [friend] From group chat, @fbchess continue from [thread name]


Step #6.

You should know :



Note for chess Game:

    • Move your pawn to square e2 just send @fbchess Pe2
    • Move your knight to Square a2 then send @fbchess Na2


To Know game statistics, Send @fbchess stats

And if you want to end chess match then Send @fbchess resign

For more chess code send @fbchess help



I hope you learned how to play chess on Facebook messenger app. First time you will be bored to type code every time but don’t stop Playing this game, One time you will be habituated of this. 🙂



You should share this information with your friend on Facebook, Google+, Twitter.
Enjoy 🙂



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