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Game Programming using Qt 5 Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Lorenz Haas, Witold Wysota, Pavel Strakhov

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Time for action – Implementing the game board class

Now we will focus on our data structure. Add a new private member to ChessBoard, a vector of characters that will contain information about pieces on the board:

QVector<char> m_boardData; 

Consider the following table that shows the piece type and the letters used for it:

Piece type White Black

King

K

k

Queen

Q

q

Rook

R

r

Bishop

B

b

Knight ...

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