Play Chess with your colleagues within Slack.

Add to Slack


  • Play Chess completely within Slack.
  • Get notified when it is your turn.
  • Games are contained within Slack threads, which prevents spamming the channel.
  • After the game is over, learn from your mistakes by using a computer analysis import.
  • Socialize and have fun with your peers!

Interacting with ChessBot

Challenge a fellow colleague

  • Go to a channel where the ChessBot has joined and issue a challenge:

Be sure to mention both the @chessbot and the player you are wanting to challenge.

  • The player will receive the challenge message from ChessBot:

  • When accepted, it will start the game as a thread to the original challenge message:

Issuing Moves

ChessBot can “hear” moves as grid positions. The board is labeled 1-9 and a-h, so to move the queen pawn up 2 squares, the move position would be d2d4.


If the game has advanced to a point where it is no longer feasible to win, players may “resign” to end the game immediately:


If you need help or you encounter a problem whilst playing, visit our support page to learn how to get further help.