How do I 'pass and play' on my mobile device? (Android)

If you're with a friend in person and want to play chess together, but don't have a board, don't worry! As long as you have the app on your mobile device, you can play right there on the digital board!

Tap 'New Game in the bottom of your home screen. Then tap 'More' to see additional options. From there, select Pass and Play! 

In the next screen you'll be able to choose from a list of options before you start the game: 

Tap on the names to type in a new name. Tap on the arrows icon to switch who is white and who is black. 

You can choose between Standard, Chess960, or a custom starting position. 

You can choose from any of the Live time controls available on, or choose none.

Auto flip will flip the board after each move. If you disable this, you will have to flip the board manually each move by tapping 'options' and then 'flip board' 

When you're ready, tap 'Play' and enjoy a game of chess in person, over a digital board!

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