chess game

This is a discussion on chess game within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; I'm writing a chess game using 2-dimensional array . The idea is simple: each piece has its own value, the ...

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    Arrow chess game

    I'm writing a chess game using 2-dimensional array . The idea is simple:
    each piece has its own value, the destination got the piece's value if the move is valid.

    My trouble is my display fundtion does not read in the updated value.

    code:

    display() {

    int value;
    //display a blank board
    //display the char according to the piece's value

    for (int i=1; i<=8; i++
    for (int j=1, j<=8; j++) {
    value = board[i][j];

    switch(value) {

    case: 1 //do the output
    .case: 2
    ...
    }
    }

    board is a public member in my class. I don't understand why the changed values did not get in. Without using list or pointers, is this
    achievable?

    Any help is appreciated!
    Last edited by meka; 12-06-2001 at 01:06 PM.

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    Might be your method of accessing

    I think that it might be your method of accessing the board. You did not post classname.board[i][j]. If you purposely omitted it from you post ignore this.

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