How do I turn on/off the legal moves dots on the board?
Why are there dots on certain squares when you click on a piece?
Those dots show all the legal moves that piece can make! This feature is on by default on new accounts, but if you’d like to turn it off, here’s how!
- From anywhere on chess.com, click on the settings gear icon on the bottom left of the page
- from the settings menu, click ‘Board & Pieces’
- Toggle the switch that says ‘show legal moves’ so that it is grey, not green
- Don't forget to click Save!
Now your games will no longer show the legal moves dots!
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