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Is there any reason why online sites like do not install software provided by the manufacturer of DGT boards so that people can use DGT boards for online play? Is there an underlying cost or tech support issue associated with enabling this technology? Up until now, I was using the free Acid Ape Chess app to play on this site, but the developer decided to charge money for his app. However, in order to use the app, which now costs $18.99, you also need to purchase DGT board drivers which cost another $50. You find this out after you purchase the app. I ended up getting a refund from Google because I would rather make a monetary donation to this site than pay a third party who had absolutely nothing to do with creating

I would be interested in knowing whether you expect to do anything to directly support the use of DGT boards in the near future.