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The submision that i am making to the borland competition is a Lan or network game/chat server.

Game chat makes a winsock connection betweeen the two processes and allows a simple text chat over this connection as well as gameplay for chess,checkers,norts and crosses and Reversi.

here is  a screenshot of the main program.

My website has a page explaining the process of using the program at

Direct downloaded from http://www.members.o...martyjn/

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