D4C5CE writes: A chess-playing German tinkerer has contrived (and made a video of) an amazing contraption that plugs real chess pieces into the freechess.org server using a 20W LED and an old webcam to read their moves on a projectedcheckerboard.
"Oh my! An `inflammatory attitude' in alt.flame? Never heard of such
-- Allen Gwinn, allen@sulaco.Sigma.COM