Dark Forces for Chess.com

Added by amethyst_igor@userstyles, Created: May 22, 2012, Updated: Aug 28, 2016
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I got tired of my eyes burning and feeling inflamed after using chess.com for much of the day. Save your eyesight with this ultra-dark style that removes much of the glaring bright white background on chess.com, at least on the Live Chess screen where many of us spend a lot of time. I am igor at http://techlorebyigor.blogspot.com and I code dark styles for several web sites. Wherever there is white, let us replace that with black. Note: I do not interfere with chess.com advertising. My focus here is on adjusting the brightness, nothing else. If you want a chess lesson then you can look me up on chess.com, and I just might lern you a lesson.

More info
08/28/2016 Version 2.8 released in honor of Talapia's https://www.chess.com/members/view/talapia Opening (1. Na3). Live chess is now much darker, with fewer bright white lines to distract. If you like dark, this is the one for you.

07/20/2016: Version 2.7 released in honor of https://www.chess.com/members/view/talapia (1. f3 2. Kf2). The big change here is in live chess: made the time and rating settings fields legible (formerly they were gray on black).

10/09/2013: Version 2.6 darkens the Live Chess game frame which had been brightened by recent chess.com changes.

11/06/2012: Version 2.5 corrects an issue with the upgrade button & another with the chess diagram feature when posting comments and messages

10/17/2012: Version 2.4 scratches just about every itch. Welcome to the dark side!

10/14/2012: Version 2.3 goes a few steps closer to nocturnal perfection, aligning more elements with the Moon goddess. We are almost at all-dark backgrounds, not quite there yet but very close.

10/12/2012: Version 2.1 fixes a few problems relating to insufficient contrast & undesirable white backgrounds on certain elements. Tested most of all on the Live Chess screen and front page, where I spend the majority of my time. Definitely some imperfections and time-consuming problems remain. Chess.com .css not the easiest to deal with. I am mainly focused on game play here.

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