You must update and calibrate your ChessUp before first use. Learn how below:


Getting Started

1.

Make sure your ChessUp is sufficiently charged before beginning. If you switch the board on and see the low battery icon, charge your ChessUp for at least 30 minutes. Use the provided USB-A to USB-C cable with any USB-A port or USB-A AC charger block specific to your region. For faster charging, use a charger block with greater than 1 amp power supply.

Once plugged in and charging, the charge status indicator will blink. Once fully charged, the charge status indicator light will remain on and will no longer blink.

2.

Allow the board to acclimate to room temperature before beginning the calibration process. This could take up to 30-60 minutes if your ChessUp was just delivered on a hot or cold day.


Download the ChessUp App

1.

Download and launch the ChessUp app (links below).

2.

Follow the steps in the app to set up a ChessUp account using Apple, Facebook, Google or a valid email address. Be sure to allow the app access to Bluetooth in order to connect to your ChessUp. Once you reach the ‘Play Screen,’ you are ready to begin.


Calibrating ChessUp

1.

Make sure the board is on a flat, non-metallic surface.

2.

Make sure the board is unplugged and the top surface is clear. Remove all chess pieces and/or any other objects from the top surface of your ChessUp.

3.

Power on your ChessUp and launch the ChessUp app. Once a connection between the board and the app is established, the tile in the upper right corner of the app screen will display ‘ChessUp Connected.’

4.

Once connected, tap the circular profile icon in the upper right corner of the app screen. This could be your profile picture or an initial depending on your profile settings. Once in the profile menu, tap on 'Board Updates' and then tap 'Calibrate Board.'

5.

Calibration only takes a few seconds. Do not touch or power off your ChessUp during calibration.

6.

Your ChessUp will display a light sequence signifying calibration has successfully completed. The app will also display a calibration success message which can be dismissed.


Updating ChessUp Firmware

The ChessUp app may have already prompted you to perform a firmware update for your ChessUp. If you have already updated your ChessUp’s firmware, you may disregard the following steps. If you have not completed a firmware update for your ChessUp, please follow these steps:

1.

Just like the calibration steps above, once a connection between your ChessUp and the app is established, tap the profile icon in the upper right of the ‘Play’ tab. Once in the profile menu, tap on 'Board Updates' and then tap 'Firmware Update.'

2.

Your ChessUp will display update progress by displaying a green rectangle that gradually turns to blue. The app will show update progress as well.

3.

Once the update is complete, your ChessUp will resume normal operation and the app will display a success message. You are ready to play chess!

4.

If after a few minutes, the update fails to make progress, terminate the app completely, turn your ChessUp off and then back on, and repeat the process to initiate a firmware update.


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