If you want a safe way for your students to play chess online, this is it! No additional apps, external websites, or account setup needed. Just upload the file to Google Drive and convert it to a Google Sheet. Then, students can make a copy and share it to other competitors to play ONLINE within the SAFETY of their school Google Account!
If they have home internet access, they can even continue the challenge outside of school / Chess Club hours.
Tech savvy coaches - use your favorite screencasting app to record the game for later analysis!
But wait, there's more!
Big match? Share the file VIEW ONLY to the whole class so they can watch the action unfold. They can use the built-in chat for a moderated discussion of the game, without disturbing the players!!!