Normal Text Format 8 ♜♞♝♛♚♝♞♜ 7 ♟♟♟♟♟♟♟♟ 6 □■□■□■□■ 5 ■□■□■□■□ 4 □■□■□■□■ 3 ■□■□■□■□ 2 ♙♙♙♙♙♙♙♙ 1 ♖♘♗♕♔♗♘♖ abcdefgh Text Format from Black's Perspective 1 ♖♘♗♔♕♗♘♖ 2 ♙♙♙♙♙♙♙♙ 3 □■□■□■□■ 4 ■□■□■□■□ 5 □■□■□■□■ 6 ■□■□■□■□ 7 ♟♟♟♟♟♟♟♟ 8 ♜♞♝♚♛♝♞♜ hgfedcba Text Format without Coordinates ♜♞♝♛♚♝♞♜ ♟♟♟♟♟♟♟♟ □■□■□■□■ ■□■□■□■□ □■□■□■□■ ■□■□■□■□ ♙♙♙♙♙♙♙♙ ♖♘♗♕♔♗♘♖ Text Format using Letters (English) 8 rnbqkbnr 7 pppppppp 6 5 4 3 2 PPPPPPPP 1 RNBQKBNR abcdefgh Text Format using Letters (German) 8 tsldklst 7 bbbbbbbb 6 5 4 3 2 BBBBBBBB 1 TSLDKLST abcdefgh Text Format with Inverted Colors 8 ♖♘♗♕♔♗♘♖ 7 ♙♙♙♙♙♙♙♙ 6 ■□■□■□■□ 5 □■□■□■□■ 4 ■□■□■□■□ 3 □■□■□■□■ 2 ♟♟♟♟♟♟♟♟ 1 ♜♞♝♛♚♝♞♜ abcdefgh This demo uses DejaVu Sans Mono because it is 1 of 2 monospace fonts that are actually monospace.