Playing chess on a computer is fun, but many of us prefer dealing with 3D pieces instead of a 2D board. This Robotic Chess Player can help. It moves pieces around using a claw and CoreXY systme. You will be able to play against UCI engines, such as Stockfish and Komodo. ChessM8 detects the presence of the pieces with a sensor matrix below the board:
This chess playing robot is powered by an Arduino Mega. More information is available here.