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===== GUI Protocol List ===== ===== GUI Protocol List =====
-This is a list of Chess GUIs that support at least one major chess communication protocol (Winboard, UCI or Chessbase). The former very common Millenium Chess System (MCS) is only used by a few graphical user interfaces because [[http://www.computerchess.de | Millenium 2000 GmbH - Hegener & Weiner]], a private limited company in Germany, sells nowadays chess computers, game consoles - but no pc software (information by Djordje Bucan, department service).  Free available frontends are available on+This is a list of Chess GUIs that support at least one major chess communication protocol (Winboard, UCI or Chessbase). The former very common Millenium Chess System (MCS) is only used by a few graphical user interfaces because [[http://www.computerchess.com/en | Millenium 2000 GmbH - Hegener & Weiner]], a private limited company in Germany, sells nowadays chess computers, game consoles - but no pc software (information by Djordje Bucan, department service).  Free available frontends are available on
[[https://github.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=chess+guis&ref=simplesearch | GitHub]] and [[https://sourceforge.net/directory/os:windows/?q=chess+gui | SourceForge]] [[https://github.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=chess+guis&ref=simplesearch | GitHub]] and [[https://sourceforge.net/directory/os:windows/?q=chess+gui | SourceForge]]
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^ Name ^ Winboard/Xboard\\ Protocol ^ UCI\\ Protocol ^ Chess-\\ Base\\ Protocol ^ Auto232 ^ ICS (FICS,\\ ICC, etc.) ^ Remarks ^ ^ Name ^ Winboard/Xboard\\ Protocol ^ UCI\\ Protocol ^ Chess-\\ Base\\ Protocol ^ Auto232 ^ ICS (FICS,\\ ICC, etc.) ^ Remarks ^
-| [[http://chessok.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_1 | Aquarium & (Deep) Rybka]] - [[http://chessok.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_56 | Aquarium & Houdini]] -  [[ +| [[https://shop.chessok.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_56 | Aquarium & Houdini]] -  [[ 
-http://chessok.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_43 | Aquarium 2017]] - [[http://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm | Houdini Chess Engine (UCI)]] - [[http://chessok.com/demo/Aquarium/AquariumDemoSetup.exe | Aquarium GUI demo version]] - [[http://rybkachess.com/free/RybkaClassics.zip | Rybka Classics]] | Yes | Yes | No | Yes | ChessOK | ChessOK product, standalone application or bundle with Chess Assistant Professional / Mega Package; Supports ctg book files; Aquarium can use databases without converting them; Edition 2015 contains the freeware engines Crafty, Delfi, Rybka and Stockfish; in addition it has support for EPD databases, AHB (hypertext books) and DSN (SQL based database)- the only limitation is that CBF is readonly; for general informations  see [[http://rybkaforum.net./cgi-bin/rybkaforum/forum_show.pl | Rybka Forum]] and [[http://rybkaforum.net/tutorials/FAQ | Rybka Aquarium Tutorials FAQ´s]] - [[http://chessok.com/forum/index.php | ChessOK Forum]] - [[http://rybkaforum.net/cgi-bin/rybkaforum/topic_show.pl?tid=11192 | Aquarium Book Adapter]] -[[http://chessok.com/shop/download/AQ2011_dl.html| ChessOK Aquarium 2011]] - [[http://chessok.com/shop/download/AQ2012.html | ChessOK Aquarium 2012]] - [[http://chessok.com/shop/download/deepaquarium4.html | Deep Rybka Aquarium 4]] - [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=694 | Database Update]] - [[http://www.rybkachess.com/index.php?auswahl=Downloads | Free Downloads (.ctg-.pgn etc)]] - [[https://www.rohleder.de/~mike/schach/freeaquarium | Free Aquarium]] - [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=80 | Help & Support]] -  [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=212 | Manuals]] - [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=145 |Play Chess Online for Free - ChessOK Playing Zone ]] - [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=860 | Updates & Patches]] |+https://shop.chessok.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_43 | Aquarium 2019]] - [[http://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm | Houdini Chess Engine (UCI)]] - [[http://chessok.com/demo/Aquarium/AquariumDemoSetup.exe | Aquarium GUI demo version]] - [[http://rybkachess.com/free/RybkaClassics.zip | Rybka Classics]] | Yes | Yes | No | Yes | ChessOK | ChessOK product, standalone application or bundle with Chess Assistant Professional / Mega Package; Supports ctg book files; Aquarium can use databases without converting them; Edition 2015 contains the freeware engines Crafty, Delfi, Rybka and Stockfish; in addition it has support for EPD databases, AHB (hypertext books) and DSN (SQL based database)- the only limitation is that CBF is readonly; for general informations  see [[http://rybkaforum.net./cgi-bin/rybkaforum/forum_show.pl | Rybka Forum]] and [[http://rybkaforum.net/tutorials/FAQ | Rybka Aquarium Tutorials FAQ´s]] - [[http://rybkaforum.net/cgi-bin/rybkaforum/topic_show.pl?tid=11192 | Aquarium Book Adapter]] - [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=694 | Database Update]] - [[http://www.rybkachess.com/index.php?auswahl=Downloads | Free Downloads (.ctg-.pgn etc)]] - [[https://www.rohleder.de/~mike/schach/freeaquarium | Free Aquarium]] - [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=80 | Help & Support]] -  [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=212 | Manuals]] - [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=145 |Play Chess Online for Free - ChessOK Playing Zone ]] - [[http://chessok.com/?page_id=860 | Updates & Patches]] |
| [[http://www.babaschess.net/ | BabasChess ]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | Free GUI for online play; Engines can be used for analysis only and not for playing | | [[http://www.babaschess.net/ | BabasChess ]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | Free GUI for online play; Engines can be used for analysis only and not for playing |
| [[http://www.bookup.com | Bookup]] - [[http://www.bookup.com/home/chess-openings-wizard-2016-program-status | Chess Openings Wizard 2016]] - [[http://www.bookup.com/download.htm | Edition 2000 - Legacy Software]] - [[http://www.bookup.com/masterchess8000/programstatus | MasterChess 8000]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | This GUI is primarily for opening moves databases; Trial version (Freeware, but with registration) and the commercial editions  Express / Professional of Chess Openings Wizard - for details compare the survey [[http://www.bookup.com/catalog/comparison-chart | which version is best for me?]]; it can be made to "watch" PGN files where one´s chess server logs the game; MasterChess is an optimized format finding more games by transpose move orders than other software - [[http://www.bookup.com/forum | Forum]] - [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDSZAc5zZAc | YouTube (MasterChess Engines)]] -embedded engines (MasterChess 8000): Fruit, Houdini, Naum, Rybka, Spark, Stockfish, Strelka | | [[http://www.bookup.com | Bookup]] - [[http://www.bookup.com/home/chess-openings-wizard-2016-program-status | Chess Openings Wizard 2016]] - [[http://www.bookup.com/download.htm | Edition 2000 - Legacy Software]] - [[http://www.bookup.com/masterchess8000/programstatus | MasterChess 8000]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | This GUI is primarily for opening moves databases; Trial version (Freeware, but with registration) and the commercial editions  Express / Professional of Chess Openings Wizard - for details compare the survey [[http://www.bookup.com/catalog/comparison-chart | which version is best for me?]]; it can be made to "watch" PGN files where one´s chess server logs the game; MasterChess is an optimized format finding more games by transpose move orders than other software - [[http://www.bookup.com/forum | Forum]] - [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDSZAc5zZAc | YouTube (MasterChess Engines)]] -embedded engines (MasterChess 8000): Fruit, Houdini, Naum, Rybka, Spark, Stockfish, Strelka |
| [[http://benkibbey.wordpress.com/cboard | C-Board]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects//c-board/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://freecode.com/projects/cboard | Freecode]] | Yes | No | No | No | No | Free GUI by Ben Kibbey; uses ncurses library for graphics; supports human-human, human-engine, engine-engine play, FEN-pasting - [[http://kirr.homeunix.org/chess/engines/Jim%20Ablett/C-BOARD | Edition 0.6.1 Windows by Jim Ablett]] | | [[http://benkibbey.wordpress.com/cboard | C-Board]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects//c-board/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://freecode.com/projects/cboard | Freecode]] | Yes | No | No | No | No | Free GUI by Ben Kibbey; uses ncurses library for graphics; supports human-human, human-engine, engine-engine play, FEN-pasting - [[http://kirr.homeunix.org/chess/engines/Jim%20Ablett/C-BOARD | Edition 0.6.1 Windows by Jim Ablett]] |
-| [[http://web.archive.org/web/20070222214056/http://flagrantdisregard.com/checkmate/download.asp | Checkmate ]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | Free GUI for online play; Engines can be used for analysis only and not for playing  | 
| [[http://www.filiphofer.com/en/chess-2020 | Chess 2020 for Windows]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | shareware, but demo version with limited features, user-defined settings (playing style: human vs. human, human vs. engine, program executes moves for both sides); several difficulty levels from novice / random mover to grandmaster; chess coach function; edit mode, FEN, online help etc., successor of [[http://www.filiphofer.com/en | Chess 2013 for Windows]] |  | [[http://www.filiphofer.com/en/chess-2020 | Chess 2020 for Windows]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | shareware, but demo version with limited features, user-defined settings (playing style: human vs. human, human vs. engine, program executes moves for both sides); several difficulty levels from novice / random mover to grandmaster; chess coach function; edit mode, FEN, online help etc., successor of [[http://www.filiphofer.com/en | Chess 2013 for Windows]] | 
-| [[http://chessok.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_54&sort=20a&page=1 | Chess Assistant ]] - [[http://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm | Houdini Chess Engine (UCI)]] | Yes | Yes | No | Yes | ICC | Commercial; Combination of database and playing program; ChessOK product, standalone application or bundle with Aquarium (Professional / Mega Package) - the website [[http://www.chessassistance.com | ChessAssistance.com]] contains  informations (tutorials, downloads) - additional options for ChessGenius v4-5 for Windows / MChess v5-7 / Rebel v7-10 - such "legacy" programs have restricted abilities with Chess Assistant e.g. [[ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896458/en-us |Microsoft Knowledge Base]] - software has a copy protection mechanism (Alexander Zhuravlev, Convekta support: "You cannot move already installed CA 14 respectively Houdini 4 UCI from one folder to another , but installation on any hard disk is possible (only outside of "program files" folder and including admin rights.") - [[http://chessok.com/files/ca10pro.htm | Chess Assistant 10 Professional Package]] - [[http://chessok.com/shop/download/ca11pro.html | Chess Assistant 11 Professional Package]] - [[http://chessok.com/shop/download/ca12pro.html | Chess Assistant 12 Professional Package]] - [[http://chessok.com/shop/download/CA13_Professional.html | Chess Assistant 13 Professional Package]] - [[http://chessok.com/shop/download/CA14_Professional.html | Chess Assistant 14 Professional Package]] - [[http://chessok.com/forum/index.php | ChessOK Forum]] - [[ http://www.hornid.com/Wikka/ThematicMatches | Thematic Engine Matches]] | +| [[https://shop.chessok.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_54 | Chess Assistant]] - [[http://www.cruxis.com/chess/houdini.htm | Houdini Chess Engine (UCI)]] | Yes | Yes | No | Yes | ICC | Commercial; Combination of database and playing program; ChessOK product, standalone application or bundle with Aquarium (Professional / Mega Package) - the website [[http://www.chessassistance.com | ChessAssistance.com]] contains  informations (tutorials, downloads) - additional options for ChessGenius v4-5 for Windows / MChess v5-7 / Rebel v7-10 - such "legacy" programs have restricted abilities with Chess Assistant e.g. [[ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896458/en-us |Microsoft Knowledge Base]] - software has a copy protection mechanism (Alexander Zhuravlev, Convekta support: "You cannot move already installed CA 14 respectively Houdini 4 UCI from one folder to another , but installation on any hard disk is possible (only outside of "program files" folder and including admin rights.") - [[ http://www.hornid.com/Wikka/ThematicMatches | Thematic Engine Matches]] |
| [[http://www.chessbase.com | ChessBase]] - [[http://en.chessbase.com/pages/support | ChessBase Manual & Team Viewer]] [[http://en.chessbase.com/pages/download | ChessBase Reader]] - [[https://en.chessbase.com/support-kb | ChessBase Wiki]] - [[http://shop.chessbase.com/en/categories/chessbase?_new=False | Databases]] - [[http://help.chessbase.com/Fritz/16/eng | Fritz Help]] - [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/categories/39 | Programs]] | Yes with adapter\\ see remark | Yes, but Fritz-GUI does not support the input of external command-line parameters and batch-files | Yes | Yes | Playchess | Commercial; Winboard engines are generally converted to UCI engines using Malin's WBtoUCI adapter because of problems with the old WinBoard adapter - with old GUI´s like Fritz 5.32 / 6, Nimzo 8 and Young Talents the WinBoard adapter has problems - since Shredder 6 bundled with UCI1 - applications with the file extension "engine" are generally supported, but very old program versions ("eng"-files) cannot be loaded under current 64-bit graphical interface [[http://en.chessbase.com/pages/contact | ChessBase support]] -  CB Database 14 has analyzing features of UCI engines (built-in: Crafty,Fritz too)[[http://shop.chessbase.com/de/products/fritz_for_fun_14_deutsch | Fritz for Fun (German edition)]] has not the option to embed external UCI-compatibles engines and uses its native GUI - [[http://www.playchess.com | Playchess.com]] - [[http://scleinzell.schachvereine.de/p_spielprogramme/spielprogramme.shtml | review of former chess programs by Peter Schreiner]] | | [[http://www.chessbase.com | ChessBase]] - [[http://en.chessbase.com/pages/support | ChessBase Manual & Team Viewer]] [[http://en.chessbase.com/pages/download | ChessBase Reader]] - [[https://en.chessbase.com/support-kb | ChessBase Wiki]] - [[http://shop.chessbase.com/en/categories/chessbase?_new=False | Databases]] - [[http://help.chessbase.com/Fritz/16/eng | Fritz Help]] - [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/categories/39 | Programs]] | Yes with adapter\\ see remark | Yes, but Fritz-GUI does not support the input of external command-line parameters and batch-files | Yes | Yes | Playchess | Commercial; Winboard engines are generally converted to UCI engines using Malin's WBtoUCI adapter because of problems with the old WinBoard adapter - with old GUI´s like Fritz 5.32 / 6, Nimzo 8 and Young Talents the WinBoard adapter has problems - since Shredder 6 bundled with UCI1 - applications with the file extension "engine" are generally supported, but very old program versions ("eng"-files) cannot be loaded under current 64-bit graphical interface [[http://en.chessbase.com/pages/contact | ChessBase support]] -  CB Database 14 has analyzing features of UCI engines (built-in: Crafty,Fritz too)[[http://shop.chessbase.com/de/products/fritz_for_fun_14_deutsch | Fritz for Fun (German edition)]] has not the option to embed external UCI-compatibles engines and uses its native GUI - [[http://www.playchess.com | Playchess.com]] - [[http://scleinzell.schachvereine.de/p_spielprogramme/spielprogramme.shtml | review of former chess programs by Peter Schreiner]] |
| [[http://www.chesscat.loncarek.de/ | ChessCat ]] | Yes | No | No | No | No | PGN viewer and PGN writer - free for personal use| | [[http://www.chesscat.loncarek.de/ | ChessCat ]] | Yes | No | No | No | No | PGN viewer and PGN writer - free for personal use|
-| [[http://www.aartbik.com/MISC/android.html | Chess for Android]] - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Aart+Bik | Google Website]] - [[http://www.aartbik.com/MISC/uchess.html | UCI and XBoard for Android]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | application which consists of a chess engine (Java edition derived from BikJump) and an interface; PGN/FEN is supported for importing and exporting games; engine-matches are possible, too - see survey [[http://www.aartbik.com/MISC/eng.html | UCI and XBoard Engines for Android]] - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eng.engines | Package]] - Jim Ablett´s project [[http://kirr.homeunix.org/chess/engines/Jim%20Ablett/ANDROID%20CHESS%20BUNDLE | Android Chess Engine Bundle]] | +| [[http://www.aartbik.com/MISC/android.html | Chess for Android]] - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Aart+Bik | Google Website]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | application which consists of a chess engine (Java edition derived from BikJump) and an interface; PGN/FEN is supported for importing and exporting games; engine-matches are possible, too - see survey [[http://www.aartbik.com/MISC/eng.html | UCI and XBoard Engines for Android]] - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eng.engines | Package]] - Jim Ablett´s project [[http://kirr.homeunix.org/chess/engines/Jim%20Ablett/ANDROID%20CHESS%20BUNDLE | Android Chess Engine Bundle]] | 
-| [[http://chessgenius.com/pc | ChessGenius Classic]] | Yes with [[http://www.chessgenius.com/pc/wbconv.zip | WinBoard-converter (Stefan Meyer-Kahlen)]] | Yes with Polyglot UCI2WB-converter [[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm |  Fabien Letouzey]] - [[ http://www.geenvis.net/pg.html | Fonzy Bluemers]] - [[http://hardy.uhasselt.be/Toga/polyglot-release | Michael Van den Bergh]]  | No | No (Millenium WM-Paket 2000: Yes) | No | Commercial;  tested with Shredder7.04 and Rybka 3 (both UCI); Trial version is free, but has limited features; Supports Millenium Chess System - the executable ChessGenius 5 on CD implies not only the engine, but also the entire program and does not run on  "Classic" interface - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20060430102827/http://www.beepworld.de/members57/playchess/genius7.htm | Eduard Nemeth´s page]] - [[http://www.geocities.ws/delbg | Dreamy´s website]] - [[http://www.geocities.ws/delbg/genius-engines-tutorial.html | Quick Tutorial concerning external WinBoard and UCI programs]] - [[ http://web.archive.org/web/20060505000138/http://www.beepworld.de/members57/playchess/genius.htm | Richard Lang´s interview]] -  [[http://www.top-5000.nl/musthave.htm | Genius DOS]] |  +| [[http://chessgenius.com/pc | ChessGenius Classic]] | Yes with [[http://chessgenius.com/pc/wbconv.zip | WinBoard-converter (Stefan Meyer-Kahlen)]] | Yes with UCI2WB-Polyglot-converter [[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm |  Fabien Letouzey]] - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20180820103631/http://www.geenvis.net/pg.html | Fonzy Bluemers]] - [[http://hardy.uhasselt.be/Toga/polyglot-release | Michael Van den Bergh]]  | No | No (Millenium WM-Paket 2000: Yes) | No | Commercial; Trial version is free, but has limited features; Supports Millenium Chess System (Native Engines are Shredder 3 / 4 MCS, WChess 2000, Zarkov 5.01) - the executable ChessGenius 5 on CD implies not only the engine, but also the entire program and does not run on  "Classic" interface (in contrast to Edition 3 / 4 / 6 / 6.5 for Windows)- [[http://web.archive.org/web/20060430102827/http://www.beepworld.de/members57/playchess/genius7.htm | Eduard Nemeth´s page]] - [[http://www.geocities.ws/delbg | Dreamy´s website]] - [[http://www.geocities.ws/delbg/genius-engines-tutorial.html | Quick Tutorial concerning external WinBoard and UCI programs]] - [[ http://web.archive.org/web/20060505000138/http://www.beepworld.de/members57/playchess/genius.htm | Richard Lang´s interview]] |
| [[http://www.chess.hylogic.de | ChessGUI (BigLion)]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | Freeware for Windows 2000 Pro and XP (pre-beta stage of conception) with an additional feature for Java-programs (.jar-files); maximum of 5000 engines is supported; portable version since ChessGUI v0.155, too - project is discontinued | | [[http://www.chess.hylogic.de | ChessGUI (BigLion)]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | Freeware for Windows 2000 Pro and XP (pre-beta stage of conception) with an additional feature for Java-programs (.jar-files); maximum of 5000 engines is supported; portable version since ChessGUI v0.155, too - project is discontinued |
| [[http://innokuo.altervista.org/chesshero.html | Chess Hero]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | Freeware - training program with Stockfish default chess engine; PGN files for random or customized positions; player has to decide what is the best computed move by the engine - evaluations with positive or negative results; special settings (thinking time / depth of searching / size of the board etc.) are changeable; Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 Runtime is necessary - Chess Front for online play ~ website is no longer abvailable | | [[http://innokuo.altervista.org/chesshero.html | Chess Hero]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | Freeware - training program with Stockfish default chess engine; PGN files for random or customized positions; player has to decide what is the best computed move by the engine - evaluations with positive or negative results; special settings (thinking time / depth of searching / size of the board etc.) are changeable; Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 Runtime is necessary - Chess Front for online play ~ website is no longer abvailable |
-| [[http://www.amazon.com/Chessmaster-Collectors-Edition-Pc/dp/B0011UH18M | Chessmaster Collector´s Edition]] - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20160930061116/http://chessmaster.uk.ubi.com:80/xi/index.php | Chessmaster Grandmaster Edition (out of stock by Ubisoft Germany)]] - note different kinds of program adjustments with parameters (a.k.a. "settings") from the forum CCRL Discussion Board on the websites: [[http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discussion-board/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1141 | CM 9000 Edition ~ engine The King 3.23]] - [[http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discussion-board/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=554 | CM 10th Edition ~ engine The King 3.33]] - [[http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discussion-board/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3054 | CM 11th Edition ~ engine The King 3.50]] - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20100326162043/http://www.freewebs.com/jakent/CM10thSettings.html | Jason Kent´s chess pages]] - [[http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.grailmaster.com/misc/* | Surak´s Computer-Chess Trophy]] | Yes | Yes with Polyglot UCI2WB-converter  | No | No | Yes, create an Ubi.com account | Commercial; Chessmaster 8000 and up is a Winboard engine - see the contributions [[http://web.archive.org/web/20120116011756/http://home.online.no/~malin/sjakk/cminfritz/cminfritz.html |"CM 8000 in Fritz" by Odd Gunnar Malin]] and [[http://www.utzingerk.com/how_to_use.htm | "How to use Chessmaster in Fritz- / Arena-GUI" by Kurt Utzinger (German text, too)]] - [[http://goneill.co.nz/arenaswiss.php | CM-OPK for Windows by Graham O´Neill]] -        [[http://web.archive.org/web/20091211063825/http://www.freewebs.com/jakent | Freewebs patch to disable the OPK check for use The King with foreign GUIs ~ works not with current CM XI (message:"unknown version"; hint to Polyglot UCI2WB-converter)]] -  network play is supported (see manual.pdf page 48) - [[http://chessmaster-10th-edition.en.softonic.com | Chessmaster 10th Edition (trial-version for download on the page of Softonic International S.L.)]] - if GUI of CM 9000 will not start, just add e.g. with [[http://notepad-plus-plus.org | Notepad]] [debug] NoAudio=1 into cm.ini-file and install [[https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14209/get-windows-media-player | Windows Media Player]] (information by John Merlino) - [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35&751be11f-ede8-5a0c-058c-2ee190a24fa6=True | Microsoft DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer]] - [[http://forums.ubi.com/showthread.php/228806-Chessmaster-10th-Edition-FAQ-READ-THIS-FIRST!-Forums | Forum 10th Edition (including statements about compatibility mode of previous versions to Windows XP)]] - [[http://forums.ubi.com/showthread.php/299133-Chessmaster-Grandmaster-Edition-FAQ-READ-THIS-FIRST!-Forums | Forum CM Grandmaster Edition]] - [[http://patches.ubi.com/chessmaster_8000 | Patches 1.03/1.04 CM 8000]] - [[http://patches.ubi.com/chessmaster_9000 | Patches 1.01/1.02/1.02a CM 9000]] - [[http://patches.ubi.com/chessmaster_10th_edition | Patches 1.01/1.02/1.03 CM 10th Edition)]] - [[https://www.ubisoftgroup.com/en-US/press/press_contact.aspx | Ubisoft]] -  <support@encore.com> "Unfortunately, Chessmaster isn't a game we carry anymore because we sold the production rights to Ubisoft several years ago and according to their website they must not produce the game anymore because it was nowhere to be found." |                                      | +| [[http://www.amazon.com/Chessmaster-Collectors-Edition-Pc/dp/B0011UH18M | Chessmaster Collector´s Edition]] - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20160930061116/http://chessmaster.uk.ubi.com:80/xi/index.php | Chessmaster Grandmaster Edition (out of stock by Ubisoft Germany)]] - note different kinds of program adjustments with parameters (a.k.a. "settings") from the forum CCRL Discussion Board on the websites: [[http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discussion-board/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1141 | CM 9000 Edition ~ engine The King 3.23]] - [[http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discussion-board/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=554 | CM 10th Edition ~ engine The King 3.33]] - [[http://kirill-kryukov.com/chess/discussion-board/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3054 | CM 11th Edition ~ engine The King 3.50]] - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20100326162043/http://www.freewebs.com/jakent/CM10thSettings.html | Jason Kent´s chess pages]] - [[http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.grailmaster.com/misc/* | Surak´s Computer-Chess Trophy]] | Yes | Yes with Polyglot UCI2WB-converter  | No | No | Yes, create an Ubi.com account | Commercial; Chessmaster 8000 and up is a Winboard engine - see the contributions [[http://web.archive.org/web/20120116011756/http://home.online.no/~malin/sjakk/cminfritz/cminfritz.html |"CM 8000 in Fritz" by Odd Gunnar Malin]] and [[http://www.utzingerk.com/how_to_use.htm | "How to use Chessmaster in Fritz- / Arena-GUI" by Kurt Utzinger (German text, too)]] - [[http://goneill.co.nz/arenaswiss.php | CM-OPK for Windows by Graham O´Neill]] -        [[http://web.archive.org/web/20091211063825/http://www.freewebs.com/jakent | Freewebs patch to disable the OPK check for use The King with foreign GUIs ~ hint to Polyglot UCI2WB-converter)]] -  network play is supported (see manual.pdf page 48) - [[http://chessmaster-10th-edition.en.softonic.com | Chessmaster 10th Edition (trial-version for download on the page of Softonic International S.L.)]] - if GUI of CM 9000 will not start, just add e.g. with [[http://notepad-plus-plus.org | Notepad]] [debug] NoAudio=1 into cm.ini-file and install [[https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14209/get-windows-media-player | Windows Media Player]] (information by John Merlino) - [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35&751be11f-ede8-5a0c-058c-2ee190a24fa6=True | Microsoft DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer]] - [[http://forums.ubi.com/showthread.php/228806-Chessmaster-10th-Edition-FAQ-READ-THIS-FIRST!-Forums | Forum 10th Edition (including statements about compatibility mode of previous versions to Windows XP)]] - [[http://forums.ubi.com/showthread.php/299133-Chessmaster-Grandmaster-Edition-FAQ-READ-THIS-FIRST!-Forums | Forum CM Grandmaster Edition]] - [[http://patches.ubi.com/chessmaster_8000 | Patches 1.03/1.04 CM 8000]] - [[http://patches.ubi.com/chessmaster_9000 | Patches 1.01/1.02/1.02a CM 9000]] - [[http://patches.ubi.com/chessmaster_10th_edition | Patches 1.01/1.02/1.03 CM 10th Edition)]] - [[https://www.ubisoftgroup.com/en-US/press/press_contact.aspx | Ubisoft]] -  <support@encore.com> "Unfortunately, Chessmaster isn't a game we carry anymore because we sold the production rights to Ubisoft several years ago and according to their website they must not produce the game anymore because it was nowhere to be found." |                                      | 
-| [[http://www.lokasoft.nl/chesspartner.htm | Chess Partner 6]] - [[http://www.lokasoft.nl/chesspartner-8.aspx | ChessPartner 8]] -  [[http://www.lokasoft.nl/pgnviewer.aspx | ChessPartner PGN Viewer for Windows 8.1 (Phone)]] | Yes with adapter (CP6) | Yes (CP6) | No | Yes (CP6) | Yes (CP6) | shareware (CP6), but evaluation version for 30 days can be downloaded; native engine: LCHESS - Chess Tiger / Gandalf are in contrast to CP5 no longer available; ChessPartner 8 + LCHESS (for Windows 8.1 and RT) is created only as a Windows store app and does not support any of the engine protocols. CP8 was erspecially designed for tablet use and the casual player, but this freeware contains promotions; for a price of 2,49 Euro an ad-free version can be acquired. [[http://www.geenvis.net/cplay.html | Boards - Books - Layouts]]|+| [[http://www.lokasoft.nl/chesspartner.htm | Chess Partner 6]] - [[http://www.lokasoft.nl/chesspartner-8.aspx | ChessPartner 8]] -  [[http://www.lokasoft.nl/pgnviewer.aspx | ChessPartner PGN Viewer for Windows 8.1 (Phone)]] | Yes with adapter (CP6) | Yes (CP6) | No | Yes (CP6) | Yes (CP6) | shareware (CP6), but evaluation version for 30 days can be downloaded; native engine: LCHESS - Chess Tiger / Gandalf are in contrast to CP5 no longer available; ChessPartner 8 + LCHESS (for Windows 8.1 and RT) is created only as a Windows store app and does not support any of the engine protocols. CP8 was erspecially designed for tablet use and the casual player, but this freeware contains promotions; for a price of 2,49 Euro an ad-free version can be acquired. [[https://web.archive.org/web/20180820102823/http://www.geenvis.net/cplay.html | Boards - Books - Layouts]]|
| [[http://www.chesspositiontrainer.com/index.php/en | Chess Position Trainer]] - [[http://www.chesspositiontrainer.com/index.php/en/download | Download]] - [[http://www.chesspositiontrainer.com/index.php/en/support?view=faq&catid=0&tmpl=component&faqid=22 | ECO and Openings]] - [[http://www.chesspositiontrainer.com/index.php/en/features | Features]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | Commercial (CPT Pro, trial period of 30 days) and Free Edition (with limited functions) - software which was especially focused on training courses (e.g.chess openings and and repertoire management); supports EPD/PGN; XBoard/UCI-mode for analysis, but tournaments engine vs. engine are not possible at the moment | | [[http://www.chesspositiontrainer.com/index.php/en | Chess Position Trainer]] - [[http://www.chesspositiontrainer.com/index.php/en/download | Download]] - [[http://www.chesspositiontrainer.com/index.php/en/support?view=faq&catid=0&tmpl=component&faqid=22 | ECO and Openings]] - [[http://www.chesspositiontrainer.com/index.php/en/features | Features]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | Commercial (CPT Pro, trial period of 30 days) and Free Edition (with limited functions) - software which was especially focused on training courses (e.g.chess openings and and repertoire management); supports EPD/PGN; XBoard/UCI-mode for analysis, but tournaments engine vs. engine are not possible at the moment |
| [[http://www.chess-wizard.com | Chess Wizard]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/openuci/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://mirror2.xqbase.com/download/chess_wizard_setup.exe | Mirror]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | freeware with Stockfish (~ default engine); GUI includes  huge database, suited to FRC [[http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=5634 | Livington Chess960  Computer World Championship (example)]], collection of chess puzzles (mate solver for 2-5 moves) , functions: FEN / PGN, allows editing and publishing of games easily etc. - inappropriate to effect engine matches; note [[http://www.chess-wizard.com/mobile.htm | Mobile Chess & Flash Chess]] - [[http://tutorielchesswizard.blog4ever.com/articles/chesswizard | Tutoriel pour Chess Wizard (French description)]] |                                                      | [[http://www.chess-wizard.com | Chess Wizard]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/openuci/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://mirror2.xqbase.com/download/chess_wizard_setup.exe | Mirror]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | freeware with Stockfish (~ default engine); GUI includes  huge database, suited to FRC [[http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=5634 | Livington Chess960  Computer World Championship (example)]], collection of chess puzzles (mate solver for 2-5 moves) , functions: FEN / PGN, allows editing and publishing of games easily etc. - inappropriate to effect engine matches; note [[http://www.chess-wizard.com/mobile.htm | Mobile Chess & Flash Chess]] - [[http://tutorielchesswizard.blog4ever.com/articles/chesswizard | Tutoriel pour Chess Wizard (French description)]] |                                                     
| [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/craftychessinterface | Crafty Chess Interface]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/nchessonline | Nightmare Online]] | Yes | Yes with adapter | No | No | Yes | free interface with actual Crafty engine and source code, requires VB6-runtime-library , experimental version (alpha stage) -  Crafty Chess Interface and Nightmare Online (for playing-mode human versus human) are two different / separate applications by the same author| | [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/craftychessinterface | Crafty Chess Interface]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/nchessonline | Nightmare Online]] | Yes | Yes with adapter | No | No | Yes | free interface with actual Crafty engine and source code, requires VB6-runtime-library , experimental version (alpha stage) -  Crafty Chess Interface and Nightmare Online (for playing-mode human versus human) are two different / separate applications by the same author|
-| [[http://web.archive.org/web/20121120184223/http://csboard.berlios.de | CSBoard]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/csboard.berlios/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://freecode.com/projects/csboard | Freecode]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | Freeware; Debian package -  XBoard-GUI actually;  uses GNU Chess as playing engine, but tested with Crafty and Phalanx, too - [[http://www.mono-project.com/GtkSharp | Gtk#]] - [[http://www.mono-project.com/Main_Page | mono]] - project is abandoned since many years (Nickolay V. Shmyrev)| +| [[http://cutechess.com/ | Cute Chess-CLI (formerly SloppyGUI)]] - [[http://koti.mbnet.fi/~ilaripih/bin | Author´s Index ]] - [[https://github.com/cutechess/cutechess | GitHub Website]] - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20161026160717/http://www.twitchysynapse.com/software.php | Twitchy Synapse]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | GNU / Linux, OS X and Windows for 32-bit application including a  command line interface [[http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=27024 | CCC]] which is created for engine-matches - open project with [[http://repo.or.cz/w/sloppygui.git | Source Code]] -cutechess.cli does not have an interactive graphical interface like Arena, it should be run with command prompt (cmd.exe) for example cd C:\chess\cutechess-cli (> version number and license of their authors are visible) or via creating .bat-files - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160409080039/http://www.rja-software.com/CuGen.php | CuGen]] creates batch files for running Cute Chess tournaments  - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20180416120223/http://e4e6.com/download.php | Cuteswiss]] automates the process of running a continuous pseudo-swiss tournament between any number of engines - [[https://github.com/AndyGrant/EtherBench | EtherBench]] and [[https://github.com/glinscott/fishtest | fishtest]] are GUIs that require culechess-cli and allow you only to submit possible improvements (neither playing nor analyzing) to the engine; these tools connect your machine to play the games needed to test the candidate revision. |  
-| [[https://web.archive.org/web/20170914102239/http://cutechess.com/ | Cute Chess-CLI (formerly SloppyGUI)]] - [[http://koti.mbnet.fi/~ilaripih/bin | Author´s Index ]] - [[https://github.com/cutechess/cutechess | GitHub Website]] - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20161026160717/http://www.twitchysynapse.com/software.php | Twitchy Synapse]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | GNU / Linux, OS X and Windows for 32-bit application including a  command line interface [[http://www.talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=27024 | CCC]] which is created for engine-matches - open project with [[http://repo.or.cz/w/sloppygui.git | Source Code]] -cutechess.cli does not have an interactive graphical interface like Arena, it should be run with command prompt (cmd.exe) for example cd C:\chess\cutechess-cli (> version number and license of their authors are visible) or via creating .bat-files - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160409080039/http://www.rja-software.com/CuGen.php | CuGen]] creates batch files for running Cute Chess tournaments  - [[http://e4e6.com/download.php | Cuteswiss]] automates the process of running a continuous pseudo-swiss tournament between any number of engines - [[https://github.com/AndyGrant/EtherBench | EtherBench]] and [[https://github.com/glinscott/fishtest | fishtest]] are GUIs that require culechess-cli and allow you only to submit possible improvements (neither playing nor analyzing) to the engine; these tools connect your machine to play the games needed to test the candidate revision. |  +| [[http://www.dreamchess.org | DreamChess]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/dreamchess | File Release Page]] - [[https://github.com/dreamchess/dreamchess/releases | GitHub]] -  [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dreamchess/ | Ubuntu Builds]] | Yes | No | No | No | No | Open Source Project (Windows / Linux / MacOS X) with several  features: Dreamer engine, 3D Open GL graphics / provides various chessboard sets / Music Pack for Windows and Linux | 
-| [[http://www.dreamchess.org | DreamChess ]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/dreamchess | File Release Page]] - [[https://github.com/dreamchess/dreamchess/releases | GitHub]] -  [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dreamchess/ | Ubuntu Builds]] | Yes | No | No | No | No | Open Source Project (Windows / Linux / MacOS X) with several  features: Dreamer engine, 3D Open GL graphics / provides various chessboard sets / Music Pack for Windows and Linux | +| [[http://www.bergo.eng.br/eboard | eboard]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/eboard | File Release Page]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/eboard | FreeBSD]]| Yes, see\\ remark | No | No | No | Yes | eboard is a linux interface for playing online with xboard (version 2) compatibility; reads and writes chess games in PGN format; section of mobile chess [[http://www.v7f.eu/public/n800/chess | Eboard for Nokia N810 / 800 / 770 by Tom Vijlbrief]]| 
-| [[http://www.bergo.eng.br/eboard | eboard ]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/eboard | File Release Page]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/eboard | FreeBSD]]| Yes, see\\ remark | No | No | No | Yes | eboard is a linux interface for playing online with xboard (version 2) compatibility; reads and writes chess games in PGN format; section of mobile chess [[http://www.v7f.eu/public/n800/chess | Eboard for Nokia N810 / 800 / 770 by Tom Vijlbrief]]| +| [[https://web.archive.org/web/20160319234024/http://webs.ono.com/a.valverde/ectool.htm | ECTool]] - [[http://scacchi.qnet.it/software/ectlite.htm | EC Tool Lite]] | Yes - WB 2  | No | No | No | No | Email manager tool for correspondence chess |
-| [[http://webs.ono.com/a.valverde/ectool.htm | ECTool]] - [[http://scacchi.qnet.it/software/ectlite.htm | EC Tool Lite]] - [[http://www.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php/6afe28337674085bae1a89b28fff89e0/58cf43be/e379/0/1?tsf=0 | Softpedia]] | Yes - WB 2  | No | No | No | No | Email manager tool for correspondence chess; problems with Google Chrome: sometimes appears "forbidden" on the author´s main page - please copy and paste the url into the search bar of webbrowser Internet Explorer |+
| [[http://emacs-chess.sourceforge.net | Emacs-Chess]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/emacs-chess/files | File Release Page]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | Free Linux package to play chess inside Emacs editor | | [[http://emacs-chess.sourceforge.net | Emacs-Chess]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/emacs-chess/files | File Release Page]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | Free Linux package to play chess inside Emacs editor |
| [[http://www.exachess.com | ExaChess ]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | database (CBF -no CBH- / NIC / own format);chessboard and -publisher; it is possible to play against it; commercial product, but ExaChess Lite is freeware with restricted functions; notifies if an updated release is available; requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later - "The information on the ExaChess FAQ page is out of date with respect to chess engines for release 4.5. ExaChess originated before the development of UCI engines, and a method based on Applescript was created that required specially modified versions of chess playing programs to be used. Support for UCI engines was added for ExaChess 4.0, and support for the older Applescript method was dropped for 4.5. The only recommended method of interacting with a chess engine now is UCI. To install a UCI engine into ExaChess requires no modification to ExaChess or the engine (of course you need a version of the engine compiled for OS X). Basically, run ExaChess and select Play > Open Engines Folder (or manually navigate to ~/Library/Application Support/ExaChess/Engines). Place the engine, or an alias to the engine, in the folder, and return to ExaChess -in 4.1, relaunch the application. ExaChess doesn’t support XBoard engines, but supports UCI engines generally. Crafty and GnuChess are no longer supported, I can’t remember about ZZZZZZ but it was only ever a toy engine." (Rolf Exner) | | [[http://www.exachess.com | ExaChess ]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | database (CBF -no CBH- / NIC / own format);chessboard and -publisher; it is possible to play against it; commercial product, but ExaChess Lite is freeware with restricted functions; notifies if an updated release is available; requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later - "The information on the ExaChess FAQ page is out of date with respect to chess engines for release 4.5. ExaChess originated before the development of UCI engines, and a method based on Applescript was created that required specially modified versions of chess playing programs to be used. Support for UCI engines was added for ExaChess 4.0, and support for the older Applescript method was dropped for 4.5. The only recommended method of interacting with a chess engine now is UCI. To install a UCI engine into ExaChess requires no modification to ExaChess or the engine (of course you need a version of the engine compiled for OS X). Basically, run ExaChess and select Play > Open Engines Folder (or manually navigate to ~/Library/Application Support/ExaChess/Engines). Place the engine, or an alias to the engine, in the folder, and return to ExaChess -in 4.1, relaunch the application. ExaChess doesn’t support XBoard engines, but supports UCI engines generally. Crafty and GnuChess are no longer supported, I can’t remember about ZZZZZZ but it was only ever a toy engine." (Rolf Exner) |
| [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/glchess | glChess]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/glchess | FreeBSD ]]| Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | for Linux and Unix systems [[http://www.gnome.org |Gnome]], uses [[http://www.ggzgamingzone.org/engines/chess |Gaming Zone Project (chess)]], has problems with the not well documented ICS-protocol - no relationship to Gnome Chess in any way (Robert Ancell) | | [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/glchess | glChess]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/glchess | FreeBSD ]]| Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | for Linux and Unix systems [[http://www.gnome.org |Gnome]], uses [[http://www.ggzgamingzone.org/engines/chess |Gaming Zone Project (chess)]], has problems with the not well documented ICS-protocol - no relationship to Gnome Chess in any way (Robert Ancell) |
-| [[https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Chess | Gnome Chess]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/gnomechess | FreeBSD]] - [[https://github.com/GNOME/gnome-chess/releases | GitHub Website]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | Free GUI chess client for the GNOME system under Linux or other unix like systems |   +| [[https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Chess | Gnome Chess]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/gnomechess | FreeBSD]] - [[https://github.com/GNOME/gnome-chess/releases | GitHub Website]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | Free GUI chess client for the GNOME system under Linux or other unix like systems |   
-| [[http://hiarcs.com/mac-chess-explorer.htm | HIARCS Chess Explorer (Mac OS X)]] - [[http://hiarcs.com/pc-chess-explorer.htm | HIARCS Chess Explorer (Windows)]] - [[http://www.hiarcs.com/hce-manual/pc/HIARCS%20Chess%20Explorer.html | User´s Manual]] | Yes with WB2UCI adapter (e.g.: Rebel, The Baron) | Yes | No | No | Yes, see remark | commercial program for Windows / Mac OS X including (Deep) HIARCS 14 engine; annotated / updated database; extensive game notation;  polylingual platform and many other features; author sells his former products by ChessBase GmbH, too - see details for [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/deep_hiarcs_13 | Deep HIARCS 13]] and [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/hiarcs_13 | HIARCS 13]] respectively [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/hiarcs_13_book | Professional Openings Book]] - [[http://www.hiarcs.com/pc-chess-explorer-videos.htm | PC Chess Explorer (help videos)]] - [[http://www.hiarcs.net/forums | HIARCS forum]] - no firm plans to support WinBoard directly this year (Mark Uniacke) - GUI access to online content of 1,000 GB of chess endgame tablebases and GM+ opening books (Deep Edition) - [[http://www.chess4less.com/mm5/graphics/00000001/HIARCS14.jpg | DVD-ROM]] |+| [[http://hiarcs.com/mac-chess-explorer.htm | HIARCS Chess Explorer (Mac OS X)]] - [[http://hiarcs.com/pc-chess-explorer.htm | HIARCS Chess Explorer (Windows)]] - [[http://www.hiarcs.com/hce-manual/pc/HIARCS%20Chess%20Explorer.html | User´s Manual]] | Yes with WB2UCI adapter (e.g.: Rebel, The Baron) | Yes | No | No | Yes, see remark | commercial program for Windows / Mac OS X including (Deep) HIARCS 14 engine; annotated / updated database; extensive game notation;  polylingual platform and many other features; author sells his former products by ChessBase GmbH, too - see details for [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/deep_hiarcs_13 | Deep HIARCS 13]] and [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/hiarcs_13 | HIARCS 13]] respectively [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/hiarcs_13_book | Professional Openings Book]] - [[http://www.hiarcs.com/pc-chess-explorer-videos.htm | PC Chess Explorer (help videos)]] - [[http://www.hiarcs.net/forums | HIARCS forum]] - no firm plans to support WinBoard directly this year (Mark Uniacke) - GUI access to online content of 1,000 GB of chess endgame tablebases and GM+ opening books (Deep Edition) |
| [[https://www.chessclub.com/download-software/dasher | ICC Dasher]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | ICC | Free; Dasher is a Windows program for connecting and playing on Internet Chess Club - it was tested with the engines Crafty 20.14, GNU Chess 5.07, Ruffian 1.0.1, Spike 1.2 and Zappa 1.1; default engine is Stockfish; main interface before was [[https://www.chessclub.com/download-software/blitzin | BlitzIn]] | | [[https://www.chessclub.com/download-software/dasher | ICC Dasher]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | ICC | Free; Dasher is a Windows program for connecting and playing on Internet Chess Club - it was tested with the engines Crafty 20.14, GNU Chess 5.07, Ruffian 1.0.1, Spike 1.2 and Zappa 1.1; default engine is Stockfish; main interface before was [[https://www.chessclub.com/download-software/blitzin | BlitzIn]] |
-| [[http://jose-chess.sourceforge.net/| José]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/jose-chess/files | File Release Page]]      | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | Free graphical database; Windows, Mac OS X and Linux - built-in engines: Spike and Toga; annotation: [[http://josechess2.svn.sourceforge.net | José Chess 2 (including a GNU tarball for download)]] is based on this project|+| [[http://jose-chess.sourceforge.net/| José]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/jose-chess/files | File Release Page]]      | Yes | Yes | No | No | No | Free graphical database; Windows, Mac OS X and Linux - built-in engines: Spike and Toga |
| [[http://kvetka.org/en/ | Kvetka]] - [[http://kvetka.org | Original Website]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | Free GUI with Stockfish 2.2.2 engine; intended for game viewing and analysis; in the near future Kvetka will not support two or more engines simultaneously - so engines matches are impossible (answer from Dimitry Bodyagin) | | [[http://kvetka.org/en/ | Kvetka]] - [[http://kvetka.org | Original Website]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | Free GUI with Stockfish 2.2.2 engine; intended for game viewing and analysis; in the near future Kvetka will not support two or more engines simultaneously - so engines matches are impossible (answer from Dimitry Bodyagin) |
| [[http://www.lanternchess.com | Lantern Chess]] - [[https://github.com/lanternbugs/lanternicc | GitHub website]]  | Yes | Yes | No | No | ICC | open source (Java) for Windows / Linux / Macintosh; features: opening in examine mode, multiple boards and consoles; client for Internet Chess Server - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=chess.icc | Android]] - [[https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/lantern-chess-online-and-more/id743520893?mt=8 | App iOS]]  | | [[http://www.lanternchess.com | Lantern Chess]] - [[https://github.com/lanternbugs/lanternicc | GitHub website]]  | Yes | Yes | No | No | ICC | open source (Java) for Windows / Linux / Macintosh; features: opening in examine mode, multiple boards and consoles; client for Internet Chess Server - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=chess.icc | Android]] - [[https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/lantern-chess-online-and-more/id743520893?mt=8 | App iOS]]  |
| [[http://liliachess.org | LiliaChess]] | Yes | Yes, adapter included | No | No | LAN (remote player) | free graphical interface for engine matches or human against machine; set-up of chess problems is supported; restart the play of any stage from a game;  four engines now are supplied:  Baron, Crafty, Critter, Stockfish (previous edition contains optionally four or nine chess programs) | | [[http://liliachess.org | LiliaChess]] | Yes | Yes, adapter included | No | No | LAN (remote player) | free graphical interface for engine matches or human against machine; set-up of chess problems is supported; restart the play of any stage from a game;  four engines now are supplied:  Baron, Crafty, Critter, Stockfish (previous edition contains optionally four or nine chess programs) |
| [[http://lucaschess.pythonanywhere.com | Lucas Chess]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/lcdownload/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://lucaschess.blogspot.com.es/2017/10/document-in-french-bonus-by-max-aloyau.html | French documentation]] -  [[https://github.com/lukasmonk/lucaschess | GitHub]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | free training program that contains tactical combinations and several degrees of difficulty - the loaded engine acts as "tutor" with hints for the player; PGN Viewer included, description is available in French, German, Portuguese and Spanish, too; engines: Acqua, Alaric, Amyan, Andscacs, Arminius, BikJump, Cheng, Chispa, Cinnamon, Clarabit, Critter, Cyrano, Daydreamer, DeepFish, Delfi, Demolito, DiscoCheck, Fruit, Gaïa, Gambit Fruit, GarboChess, Gaviota, Glaurung, Gödel, GreKo, Gull, Hamsters, Irina, Komodo, Lime, Monarch, Pawny, Rhethoric, ROCE, Rocinante, Rodent (II), Rybka, Simplex, SmarThink, Stockfish, Tarrasch, Texel, Toga, Ufim, Umko, WildCat |  | [[http://lucaschess.pythonanywhere.com | Lucas Chess]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/lcdownload/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://lucaschess.blogspot.com.es/2017/10/document-in-french-bonus-by-max-aloyau.html | French documentation]] -  [[https://github.com/lukasmonk/lucaschess | GitHub]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | free training program that contains tactical combinations and several degrees of difficulty - the loaded engine acts as "tutor" with hints for the player; PGN Viewer included, description is available in French, German, Portuguese and Spanish, too; engines: Acqua, Alaric, Amyan, Andscacs, Arminius, BikJump, Cheng, Chispa, Cinnamon, Clarabit, Critter, Cyrano, Daydreamer, DeepFish, Delfi, Demolito, DiscoCheck, Fruit, Gaïa, Gambit Fruit, GarboChess, Gaviota, Glaurung, Gödel, GreKo, Gull, Hamsters, Irina, Komodo, Lime, Monarch, Pawny, Rhethoric, ROCE, Rocinante, Rodent (II), Rybka, Simplex, SmarThink, Stockfish, Tarrasch, Texel, Toga, Ufim, Umko, WildCat | 
-| [[http://mayura.com/chess/ | Mayura Chess Board]] | Yes with adapter | Yes | No | No | No | Free - but the "Pro" version is commercial; Uses .NET; included engines are Toga II 1.3.1 and Easy Peasy (= program with bad playing style); WB2UCI-converter seems to have problems with the execution of moves after leaving opening´s theory || +| [[http://mayura.com/chess/ | Mayura Chess Board]] -[[http://mayura.com/chesspro | Mayura Chess Board Pro]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | Free - but the "Pro" version was formerly bundled with the shareware Deep Sjeng; shareware version 5.0 can be used during a period of 30 days for free -.NET; included engines are Rybka 2.3.2a, Toga II 1.3.1 and Easy Peasy (= program with bad playing style); WB2UCI-converter seems to have problems with the execution of moves after leaving opening´s theory; [[http://mayura.com/chesspro/MayuraChessBoard.pdf | Features]] - [[http://mayura.com/chesspro/screenshots.html | Screenshots]]
-| [[http://monochess.sourceforge.net/index.html | Monochess]] - [[http://monochess.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/monochess | GNU tarball]] | Yes - WB 2 | No | No | No | No | interface for Gnome / Linux; online play on ICS servers is a future project - contains [[http://carlowood.github.io/cwchessboard | ChessboardWidget]] |+| [[http://monochess.sourceforge.net/index.html | Monochess]] | Yes - WB 2 | No | No | No | No | interface for Gnome / Linux; online play on ICS servers is a future project - contains [[http://carlowood.github.io/cwchessboard | ChessboardWidget]] |
| [[http://www.fam-petzke.de/cp_download_en.shtml | My Amateur Chess Engine (Interface) - mACE]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | no option for adjustments which were sent by the programs (at the moment); only tested with iCE/mACE; engine versus engine - matches are not possible | | [[http://www.fam-petzke.de/cp_download_en.shtml | My Amateur Chess Engine (Interface) - mACE]] | No | Yes | No | No | No | no option for adjustments which were sent by the programs (at the moment); only tested with iCE/mACE; engine versus engine - matches are not possible |
| [[http://www.netblitzchess.com/ | Net Blitz II]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | shareware (delay-ware); including Beowulf 2.3 beta 4 program; supports Bughouse variant with piece-drops; has IM; connects players over a local network or the Internet; especially for details about  WinBoard protocol see [[http://www.netblitzchess.com/developerzone.php | Developer Zone]] - team stopped working on this project at least 5 years ago (information by Sébastien Lachance) | | [[http://www.netblitzchess.com/ | Net Blitz II]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | shareware (delay-ware); including Beowulf 2.3 beta 4 program; supports Bughouse variant with piece-drops; has IM; connects players over a local network or the Internet; especially for details about  WinBoard protocol see [[http://www.netblitzchess.com/developerzone.php | Developer Zone]] - team stopped working on this project at least 5 years ago (information by Sébastien Lachance) |
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| [[http://pychess.org/about | PyChess]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/py-pychess | Freshports-FreeBSD]] -  [[https://github.com/pychess/pychess | GitHub website]] - [[ https://sites.google.com/site/pychess | Google website]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/pychess | SourceForge website]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | open source graphical interface, especially for Windows and Linux operation systems e.g. Debian / Fedora / Gentoo / Ubuntu with tarball to download; Sjaak, Stockfish.including own built-in chess engine which was described by Tamás Bajusz how it works with XBoard, supported variants like FRC, Shuffle, Corner etc. - Windows MSI Installer:  On Windows python-chess engine (.exe-file) is only usable inside PyChess GUI. If you want to run python-chess engine outside of PyChess GUI you have to grab the latest engine from [[https://github.com/pychess/pychess/releases/download/0.99.3/pychess-engine-20180928.pyz | PyChess Engine 2018.09.28]] and run it with a Python interpreter [[https://github.com/winpython/winpython/releases | WinPython that includes Python3]] . The.pyz files are python executable zip files - [[https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5Ao6h_yMCl6ay04RjVtUDVTUG8 | WinBoard GUI all-in-one solution]] -  [[https://blogs.gnome.org/jamesh/2012/05/21/python-zip-files | Packaging Python programs as runnable ZIP files]] | | [[http://pychess.org/about | PyChess]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/py-pychess | Freshports-FreeBSD]] -  [[https://github.com/pychess/pychess | GitHub website]] - [[ https://sites.google.com/site/pychess | Google website]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/pychess | SourceForge website]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | open source graphical interface, especially for Windows and Linux operation systems e.g. Debian / Fedora / Gentoo / Ubuntu with tarball to download; Sjaak, Stockfish.including own built-in chess engine which was described by Tamás Bajusz how it works with XBoard, supported variants like FRC, Shuffle, Corner etc. - Windows MSI Installer:  On Windows python-chess engine (.exe-file) is only usable inside PyChess GUI. If you want to run python-chess engine outside of PyChess GUI you have to grab the latest engine from [[https://github.com/pychess/pychess/releases/download/0.99.3/pychess-engine-20180928.pyz | PyChess Engine 2018.09.28]] and run it with a Python interpreter [[https://github.com/winpython/winpython/releases | WinPython that includes Python3]] . The.pyz files are python executable zip files - [[https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5Ao6h_yMCl6ay04RjVtUDVTUG8 | WinBoard GUI all-in-one solution]] -  [[https://blogs.gnome.org/jamesh/2012/05/21/python-zip-files | Packaging Python programs as runnable ZIP files]] |
|[[https://raptor-fics-interface.github.io/Raptor | Raptor Chess Interface]] - [[http://code.google.com/p/raptor-chess-interface | GitHub website]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | BICS, FICS | chess interface and pgn viewer; created for Windows / Linux / Mac OS X / Solaris; successor of Decaf with MDI and console toolbar with many functions; supports game statistics, ECO classification , PGN export to ficsgames.com format, Jin chess set; contains an internal web browser; possibilities for chatting; bundled with Stockfish Chess | |[[https://raptor-fics-interface.github.io/Raptor | Raptor Chess Interface]] - [[http://code.google.com/p/raptor-chess-interface | GitHub website]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | BICS, FICS | chess interface and pgn viewer; created for Windows / Linux / Mac OS X / Solaris; successor of Decaf with MDI and console toolbar with many functions; supports game statistics, ECO classification , PGN export to ficsgames.com format, Jin chess set; contains an internal web browser; possibilities for chatting; bundled with Stockfish Chess |
-| [[http://scid.sourceforge.net | Scid~Shane´s Chess Information Database]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/scid/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/scid | FreeBSD ]] - [[https://github.com/bstp/scid-on-the-web/wiki/Resources | GitHub website]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | Free, open source chess database; built-in engines: Toga and Phalanx (patched); Stockfish included (only current version) - [[http://scid.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=scid/scid;a=summary | Summary]] - [[ https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/scid-users | User Discussion Board]] - [[http://chessdb.sourceforge.net | ChessDB ~ download of 100000 or 3,5 Mio games]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/chessdb/files | File Release Page]] project by Dr. David Kirkby is based on code from Scid, too - [[https://sites.google.com/site/chessdbiphone/support | ChessDB for iPad/iPhone/iPod touch]] by Owen Lin - another possibility  is the play against a computer or on the Internet: [[http://scidvspc.sourceforge.net | Scid vs. PC ~ Introduction / Features]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/scidvspc/files | File Release Page]] by Steven Atkinson (confer description by Ted Summers about  [[https://plus.google.com/100204670942146403330/posts/CKAXosobyGH | installation on Ubuntu Linux]]) - [[http://scidvspc.sourceforge.net/doc/Index.htm | Index]] - [[http://katar.weebly.com/index.html | MillBase]] - newest work (beta application) is [[http://scidb.sourceforge.net/index.html | Scidb]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/scidb/files | File Release Page]] by Gregor Cramer for Linux / Unix systems only - but Windows support is planned, another front-end will be [[http://jessy.sourceforge.net/index.html | Jessy]] - [[http://code.google.com/p/scidonthego | Scid on the go ~ browser for Scid chess database with feature "analysis UCI engines", WinBoard-engines and matches between chess programs are not supported]] - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.scid.android&feature=more_from_developer#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwMiwib3JnLnNjaWQuYW5kcm9pZCJd | Google]] - after installation of Scid occurs for Windows XP a failure indication like "cannot create index file" during a double-click on the icon: in that case just replace the folder bin/data of Scid by bin/data of ScidvsPC - Scidlet engine builds are available from [[http://kirr.homeunix.org/chess/engines/Jim%20Ablett/SCIDLET | Jim Ablett]] and [[http://julien.marcel.free.fr/macchess/| Julien Marcel]] - [[http://www.speech.kth.se/snack | Snack Sound Toolkit]] -                    [[http://www.tcl.tk/software/tcltk | Tcl / Tk]] - [[http://www.activestate.com/activetcl/downloads | Website Active Tcl (for different operation systems)]] |                                            | +| [[http://scid.sourceforge.net | Scid~Shane´s Chess Information Database]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/scid/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/scid | FreeBSD ]] - [[https://github.com/bstp/scid-on-the-web/wiki/Resources | GitHub website]] | Yes | Yes | No | No | Yes | Free, open source chess database; built-in engines: Toga and Phalanx (patched); Stockfish included (only current version) - [[ https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/scid-users | User Discussion Board]] - [[http://chessdb.sourceforge.net | ChessDB ~ download of 100000 or 3,5 Mio games]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/chessdb/files | File Release Page]] project by Dr. David Kirkby is based on code from Scid, too - [[https://sites.google.com/site/chessdbiphone/support | ChessDB for iPad/iPhone/iPod touch]] by Owen Lin - another possibility  is the play against a computer or on the Internet: [[http://scidvspc.sourceforge.net | Scid vs. PC ~ Introduction / Features]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/scidvspc/files | File Release Page]] by Steven Atkinson - [[http://scidvspc.sourceforge.net/doc/Index.htm | Index]] - [[http://katar.weebly.com/index.html | MillBase]] - newest work (beta application) is [[http://scidb.sourceforge.net/index.html | Scidb]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/scidb/files | File Release Page]] by Gregor Cramer for Linux / Unix systems only - but Windows support is planned, another front-end will be [[http://jessy.sourceforge.net/index.html | Jessy]] - [[http://code.google.com/p/scidonthego | Scid on the go ~ browser for Scid chess database with feature "analysis UCI engines", WinBoard-engines and matches between chess programs are not supported]] - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.scid.android&feature=more_from_developer#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwMiwib3JnLnNjaWQuYW5kcm9pZCJd | Google]] - after installation of Scid occurs for Windows XP a failure indication like "cannot create index file" during a double-click on the icon: in that case just replace the folder bin/data of Scid by bin/data of ScidvsPC - Scidlet engine builds are available from [[http://kirr.homeunix.org/chess/engines/Jim%20Ablett/SCIDLET | Jim Ablett]] and [[http://julien.marcel.free.fr/macchess/| Julien Marcel]] - [[http://www.speech.kth.se/snack | Snack Sound Toolkit]] -                    [[http://www.tcl.tk/software/tcltk | Tcl / Tk]] - [[http://www.activestate.com/activetcl/downloads | Website Active Tcl (for different operation systems)]] |                                            |
| [[http://www.shredderchess.com/chess-software/pc.html | Shredder UCI [SMP] and Classic (Windows)]] [[http://www.shredderchess.com/chess-software/linux.html | Shredder UCI [SMP] and Classic (Linux)]] [[http://www.shredderchess.com/chess-software/macintosh.html | Shredder UCI [SMP] and Classic (Mac)]] - [[http://www.shredderchess.de/schach-download/demo-download.html | Demo Download]] - [[http://download.shredderchess.com/pc/sc5/manual/ShredderManual.pdf | User´s Manual]] | Yes with WB2UCI converter, longly finished project (proprietary development) - not identical to Gunnar Odd Malin´s tool | Yes | No | Yes | No | Commercial for Windows / Linux / Mac; the author sells his products by ChessBase GmbH, too (for example runs v5.32 ~ Fritz 6-GUI); see details for [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/deep_shredder_12-multiprocessor_version | Deep Shredder 12 (not available)]] and [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/shredder_12_engl | Shredder 12 (not available)]]- former versions Shredder 3 / 4 / 5 support MCS (~WM-Paket 2000: just type "code" in the command line and contact the author with the obtained result (for PC / WinBoard) to use it like a  wb-cpmpatible engine);  - [[http://www.shredderchess.com/download.html | UCI Chess Engine - Protocol (an explanation is given how the interface communicates with embedded engines)]] | | [[http://www.shredderchess.com/chess-software/pc.html | Shredder UCI [SMP] and Classic (Windows)]] [[http://www.shredderchess.com/chess-software/linux.html | Shredder UCI [SMP] and Classic (Linux)]] [[http://www.shredderchess.com/chess-software/macintosh.html | Shredder UCI [SMP] and Classic (Mac)]] - [[http://www.shredderchess.de/schach-download/demo-download.html | Demo Download]] - [[http://download.shredderchess.com/pc/sc5/manual/ShredderManual.pdf | User´s Manual]] | Yes with WB2UCI converter, longly finished project (proprietary development) - not identical to Gunnar Odd Malin´s tool | Yes | No | Yes | No | Commercial for Windows / Linux / Mac; the author sells his products by ChessBase GmbH, too (for example runs v5.32 ~ Fritz 6-GUI); see details for [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/deep_shredder_12-multiprocessor_version | Deep Shredder 12 (not available)]] and [[http://www.chessbase-shop.com/en/products/shredder_12_engl | Shredder 12 (not available)]]- former versions Shredder 3 / 4 / 5 support MCS (~WM-Paket 2000: just type "code" in the command line and contact the author with the obtained result (for PC / WinBoard) to use it like a  wb-cpmpatible engine);  - [[http://www.shredderchess.com/download.html | UCI Chess Engine - Protocol (an explanation is given how the interface communicates with embedded engines)]] |
| [[http://slibo.sourceforge.net | Slibo]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/slibo/files | File Release Page]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | Free, open source; KDE environment - comes with own chess program [[http://kirr.homeunix.org/chess/engines/Jim%20Ablett/SLIBO | Edition 0.4.4 - 0.5.1 by Jim Ablett]] | | [[http://slibo.sourceforge.net | Slibo]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/slibo/files | File Release Page]] | Yes | No | No | No | Yes | Free, open source; KDE environment - comes with own chess program [[http://kirr.homeunix.org/chess/engines/Jim%20Ablett/SLIBO | Edition 0.4.4 - 0.5.1 by Jim Ablett]] |
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| [[http://www.winboardengines.de/thinker/thinkerboard12a.zip | ThinkerBoard]] - [[http://freeware.siebernet.de/schach | SieberNET]]  | Yes | No | No | No | No | Free, with Thinker engine included | | [[http://www.winboardengines.de/thinker/thinkerboard12a.zip | ThinkerBoard]] - [[http://freeware.siebernet.de/schach | SieberNET]]  | Yes | No | No | No | No | Free, with Thinker engine included |
| [[http://www.igorkorshunov.narod.ru/WildCat/ | Wildcat main site]] -[[https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5Ao6h_yMCl6eXNzdDVGVE1aNGM | GUI]] | Yes | No | No | No | No | It never was officially released to the public due to bugs in code - and not developed anymore (Igor Korshunov) | | [[http://www.igorkorshunov.narod.ru/WildCat/ | Wildcat main site]] -[[https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5Ao6h_yMCl6eXNzdDVGVE1aNGM | GUI]] | Yes | No | No | No | No | It never was officially released to the public due to bugs in code - and not developed anymore (Igor Korshunov) |
-| [[http://www.gnu.org/software/xboard | WinBoard and XBoard (GNU Operating System)]]  - [[http://computer-chess.org/doku.php?id=computer_chess:winboard:capabilities | Capabilities]] -  [[http://www.solidfiles.com/d/67f321a0a9/WinBoard-4.5TM.7z| Download 4.5 TM (including chess engines for variants)]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-4.8.0.exe | Edition 4.8.0]] - [[http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=51528| Forum]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net | H.G. Muller]] - [[http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/xboard.git | Git website (source code only)]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-Portable.zip | Portable Edition]] - [[ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard | XBoard (index ftp)]] - [[http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard | XBoard (parent directory http)]] - [[https://sites.google.com/site/hispanicchessengines | Zeta (Hispanic Chess Engines)]] - [[http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/apersaud:/xboard | Arun Persaud (Linux)]] - [[https://launchpad.net/debian/+source/xboard | Debian Website]] - [[http://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xboard | Ubuntu Website]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/xboard | Johan van Selst (FreeBSD)]] -  [[http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=53680&sid=917cafb92a72eb2a4afee15d626b8865 | Joshua Pettus (Mac OS X)]] - [[https://github.com/bstp/WinboardFrench | French translation by Benoît St-Pierre]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-AA.zip | WinBoard AA beta]] | Yes | Yes, adapter included | No | Yes, with adapter | Yes | Free, open source; H.G. Muller's improvement of Alessandro Scotti's Winboard “X”.  [[http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/alpha.tst | Latest 'bleeding-edge' version]] from HG Muller's secret location; also supports variants; high-res boards; many more features; included engines: ElephantEye, FairyMax, Fruit, HaQiKi D, Pulsar and Shokidoki; support from HG is outstanding; for details see his website [[http://hgm.nubati.net/news.4.6.0.html | News]] - [[http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum |  WinBoardforum]] - [[http://www.bughouse.net/downloads.htm | Lightning Rulez]] by Chris Gilmore / gatorade - a modified version of WinBoard, especially with the function "premoving" - [[http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/engine-intf.html | CECP by Tim Mann & H.G. Muller]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/CECP.html | Chess Engine Communication Protocol Version 2]] - [[http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=51739 | implementation in C - WB protocol driver]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/timingkit.zip | tools to evaluate GUI performance for engine-engine matches on your system including FairyMax (WinBoard-protocol) and Fruit (UCI-protocol)]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/alien.html | WinBoard Alien Edition]] - [[https://code.google.com/archive/p/edax-reversi/downloads | Edax Reversi for WB Alien]] WinBoard 4.8 does not have built-in Reversi support. There is a WinBoard fork, known as 'The Alien Edition', which does have built-in support for non-chesslike games like Checkers, Go, Amazons and Reversi. In practice this means that variants of these names have been added, and that in those variants the appropriate 'captures' will be made as automatic side effect to the played moves. (I.e. in variant checkers everything you jump over disappears, in variant reversi rows of pieces flip color, etc.) I suppose the Edax engine uses this Alien Edition.- [[http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-Chu.zip | WinBoard Chu]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/miniShogi.html | WinBoard Mini Shogi]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/xiangqi.html | WinBoard Xiangqi]] - [[https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/gnu.chess/VdeeecLcf4o/QEUJ9ZX_Oy8J | AmyBoard]] - Amiga port (XBoard) by Jochen Wiedmann; graphical chessboard and user interface for GNU Chess - ICS - PGN file editor; [[https://github.com/jeffthemaximum/hippopotamus | Hippopotamus, browser-based version of XBoard]] - [[https://sites.google.com/site/clonfsp/fstm | Fermin Serrano's Tournament Manager]] - [[https://github.com/shred2042/Sahistii_Mascati_Chess_Project | Sahistii Mascati Chess Project]] - [[http://membres-lig.imag.fr/prost/Twilight_Chess/Winboard_TC_Punica_11.rar | Twilight Chess Interface with Punica UCI]] - [[http://pradu.us/home/cc/PSWBTM | Pradu's Simple Winboard Tournament Manager]] |+| [[http://www.gnu.org/software/xboard | WinBoard and XBoard (GNU Operating System)]]  - [[http://computer-chess.org/doku.php?id=computer_chess:winboard:capabilities | Capabilities]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-4.8.0.exe | Edition 4.8.0]] - [[http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=51528| Forum]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net | H.G. Muller]] - [[http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/xboard.git | Git website (source code only)]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-Portable.zip | Portable Edition]] - [[ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard | XBoard (index ftp)]] - [[http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard | XBoard (parent directory http)]] - [[https://sites.google.com/site/hispanicchessengines | Zeta (Hispanic Chess Engines)]] - [[http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/apersaud:/xboard | Arun Persaud (Linux)]] - [[https://launchpad.net/debian/+source/xboard | Debian Website]] - [[http://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xboard | Ubuntu Website]] - [[http://www.freshports.org/games/xboard | Johan van Selst (FreeBSD)]] -  [[http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=53680&sid=917cafb92a72eb2a4afee15d626b8865 | Joshua Pettus (Mac OS X)]] - [[https://github.com/bstp/WinboardFrench | French translation by Benoît St-Pierre]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-AA.zip | WinBoard AA beta]] | Yes | Yes, adapter included | No | Yes, with adapter | Yes | Free, open source; H.G. Muller's improvement of Alessandro Scotti's Winboard “X”.  [[http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/alpha.tst | Latest 'bleeding-edge' version]] from HG Muller's secret location; also supports variants; high-res boards; many more features; included engines: ElephantEye, FairyMax, Fruit, HaQiKi D, Pulsar and Shokidoki; support from HG is outstanding; for details see his website [[http://hgm.nubati.net/news.4.6.0.html | News]] - [[http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum |  WinBoardforum]] - [[http://www.bughouse.net/downloads.htm | Lightning Rulez]] by Chris Gilmore / gatorade - a modified version of WinBoard, especially with the function "premoving" - [[http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/engine-intf.html | CECP by Tim Mann & H.G. Muller]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/CECP.html | Chess Engine Communication Protocol Version 2]] - [[http://www.open-aurec.com/wbforum/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=51739 | implementation in C - WB protocol driver]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/timingkit.zip | tools to evaluate GUI performance for engine-engine matches on your system including FairyMax (WinBoard-protocol) and Fruit (UCI-protocol)]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/alien.html | WinBoard Alien Edition]] - [[https://code.google.com/archive/p/edax-reversi/downloads | Edax Reversi for WB Alien]] WinBoard 4.8 does not have built-in Reversi support. There is a WinBoard fork, known as 'The Alien Edition', which does have built-in support for non-chesslike games like Checkers, Go, Amazons and Reversi. In practice this means that variants of these names have been added, and that in those variants the appropriate 'captures' will be made as automatic side effect to the played moves. (I.e. in variant checkers everything you jump over disappears, in variant reversi rows of pieces flip color, etc.) I suppose the Edax engine uses this Alien Edition.- [[http://hgm.nubati.net/WinBoard-Chu.zip | WinBoard Chu]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/miniShogi.html | WinBoard Mini Shogi]] - [[http://hgm.nubati.net/xiangqi.html | WinBoard Xiangqi]] - [[https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/gnu.chess/VdeeecLcf4o/QEUJ9ZX_Oy8J | AmyBoard]] - Amiga port (XBoard) by Jochen Wiedmann; graphical chessboard and user interface for GNU Chess - ICS - PGN file editor; [[https://github.com/jeffthemaximum/hippopotamus | Hippopotamus, browser-based version of XBoard]] - [[https://sites.google.com/site/clonfsp/fstm | Fermin Serrano's Tournament Manager]] - [[https://github.com/shred2042/Sahistii_Mascati_Chess_Project | Sahistii Mascati Chess Project]] - [[http://membres-lig.imag.fr/prost/Twilight_Chess/Winboard_TC_Punica_11.rar | Twilight Chess Interface with Punica UCI]] - [[http://pradu.us/home/cc/PSWBTM | Pradu's Simple Winboard Tournament Manager]] |
| [[http://winchloe.free.fr/wc.html | WinChloe]] | No | Yes | No | No | No |commercial (WinChloe and WinChloe Light) - software that allows to browse the main database and has a bilingual (English / French) interface; system for analysis and solving of chess problems, but not suitable to play with engines; contains copy to a clipboard (RTF-format) and paste in a text editor; supports MS Word / Open Office or Writer| | [[http://winchloe.free.fr/wc.html | WinChloe]] | No | Yes | No | No | No |commercial (WinChloe and WinChloe Light) - software that allows to browse the main database and has a bilingual (English / French) interface; system for analysis and solving of chess problems, but not suitable to play with engines; contains copy to a clipboard (RTF-format) and paste in a text editor; supports MS Word / Open Office or Writer|
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===== Developable / Discontinued / Faulty / Incomplete Chess GUIs including other applications ===== ===== Developable / Discontinued / Faulty / Incomplete Chess GUIs including other applications =====
-  *[[https://github.com/madcoder42/aChessBoard | aChessBoard]] - GUI Chess Game by MadCoder42 ; features: play offline or versus UCI IA engines, save/load games, export a game to pictures files (Only For Windows) +  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20160804135736/https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.daniel.alienboard | AlienBoard]] - GUI for Android systems which can be used for many variants or other board games (Checkers, Go, Reversi etc.) respectively online play on chess servers; for further details see Daniel Shawul´s page [[https://sites.google.com/site/dshawul/home | Scorpio Chess and Nebiyu Alien]]
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-  *[[https://github.com/jmacato/AiredaleChess | Airedale Chess]] - simple C# Chess GUI, compatible with UCI Chess Engines (e.g.  Stockfish) by Jumar Macato +
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-  *[[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.daniel.alienboard | AlienBoard]] - GUI for Android systems which can be used for many variants or other board games (Checkers, Go, Reversi etc.) respectively online play on chess servers; for further details see Daniel Shawul´s page [[https://sites.google.com/site/dshawul/home | Scorpio Chess and Nebiyu Alien]] +
  *[[https://github.com/manixaist/AllPawnsMustDie | AllPawnsMustDie]] - Chess Engine GUI for UCI using C# and WinForms by Matthew Baker - author´s statement."This is not a completed GUI, it is still very much a work in progress and just a pet project. There is no way currently for a user to play the engine via the GUI. That is something I am working on. I can add screenshots later if it's still needed, but this should be all you need to do step wise to run it: a) Install VS 2017 Community edition (free one) b) Clone this repository e.g. into c:\apmd c) Open the solution at c:\apmd\AllPawnsMustDie\AllPawnsMustDie.sln d) Press F5 to run it. e) In the current state you must first load an engine. Do this with "File->Load Engine" f) If you select "File->New Game" not much will happen at this point, I think the board will just draw. g) If you select "File->Self Play" the engine will play itself in a loop to exercise the portions I have hooked up so far. h) The only UCI engine I have used so far for testing is Stockfish 8." - [[http://www.mediafire.com/file/m3peocnh40p3nox/AllPawnsMustDie-master.zip | MediaFire]]   *[[https://github.com/manixaist/AllPawnsMustDie | AllPawnsMustDie]] - Chess Engine GUI for UCI using C# and WinForms by Matthew Baker - author´s statement."This is not a completed GUI, it is still very much a work in progress and just a pet project. There is no way currently for a user to play the engine via the GUI. That is something I am working on. I can add screenshots later if it's still needed, but this should be all you need to do step wise to run it: a) Install VS 2017 Community edition (free one) b) Clone this repository e.g. into c:\apmd c) Open the solution at c:\apmd\AllPawnsMustDie\AllPawnsMustDie.sln d) Press F5 to run it. e) In the current state you must first load an engine. Do this with "File->Load Engine" f) If you select "File->New Game" not much will happen at this point, I think the board will just draw. g) If you select "File->Self Play" the engine will play itself in a loop to exercise the portions I have hooked up so far. h) The only UCI engine I have used so far for testing is Stockfish 8." - [[http://www.mediafire.com/file/m3peocnh40p3nox/AllPawnsMustDie-master.zip | MediaFire]]
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  * [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pereira.analysis&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5wZXJlaXJhLmFuYWx5c2lzIl0. | Analyze Chess - This (Free)]] and [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pereira.analysis.paid&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5wZXJlaXJhLmFuYWx5c2lzLnBhaWQiXQ.. | Analyze Chess - This (Pro)]] by Asim Pereira; features: Load and analyze your games from PGN file, Save moves and variations, Paste PGN or FEN, Share PGN/FEN with other Chess apps like Droidfish or send via Email/Twitter, Manage and install new UCI engines, One click analysis from iChess & Chess Book Study apps, New innovative feature to move back and forth by simply tilting your device. Now give your fingers some rest! - NOTE: Free vs Paid ~ Free version cannot install new UCI engine and has some other minor UI limitations while browsing games, This is not an app to play a chess game against the mobile or online or with friends, This app may occasionally show Ads and hence needs Internet permission, Online chess not supported, Importing external engines like Houdini 3, Rybka, Fritz, Hiarcs is currently not supported   * [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pereira.analysis&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5wZXJlaXJhLmFuYWx5c2lzIl0. | Analyze Chess - This (Free)]] and [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pereira.analysis.paid&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5wZXJlaXJhLmFuYWx5c2lzLnBhaWQiXQ.. | Analyze Chess - This (Pro)]] by Asim Pereira; features: Load and analyze your games from PGN file, Save moves and variations, Paste PGN or FEN, Share PGN/FEN with other Chess apps like Droidfish or send via Email/Twitter, Manage and install new UCI engines, One click analysis from iChess & Chess Book Study apps, New innovative feature to move back and forth by simply tilting your device. Now give your fingers some rest! - NOTE: Free vs Paid ~ Free version cannot install new UCI engine and has some other minor UI limitations while browsing games, This is not an app to play a chess game against the mobile or online or with friends, This app may occasionally show Ads and hence needs Internet permission, Online chess not supported, Importing external engines like Houdini 3, Rybka, Fritz, Hiarcs is currently not supported
-  * [[https://web.archive.org/web/20190101113040/http://www.playwitharena.com/ | Arena]] Freeware with WinBoard/UCI-support and Autoplayer 232; Beta releases are often buggy- use last stable release only - current edition requires at least Windows XP or Linux / Mac OS X with [[http://winehq.org | Wine]] - [[http://chessprograms.260mb.com | Arena Book to PGN for Dummies ~ ChessBase or Polyglot]] - [[http://www.chess2u.com/t5690-arena-book-to-pgn-abk2pgn-gui | Chess2U]] - [[https://github.com/glinscott/leela-chess/wiki/Running-LCZero-in-a-Chess-GUI | LCZero]] -  [[http://www.mediafire.com/download/mdi8mog86z7iw3n/abk2pgnForDummies.rar | MediaFire]] - [[http://goneill.co.nz/chess.php | Tools by Graham O´Neill (Arena Swiss - Chessmaster in Arena - Novag UCB Drivers - Opening Book Converter .abk/.bin/.opk etc.)]] +  * [[http://www.playwitharena.de | Arena]] Freeware with WinBoard/UCI-support and Autoplayer 232; Beta releases are often buggy- use last stable release only - current edition requires at least Windows XP or Linux / Mac OS X with [[http://winehq.org | Wine]] - [[http://chessprograms.260mb.com | Arena Book to PGN for Dummies ~ ChessBase or Polyglot]] - [[http://www.chess2u.com/t5690-arena-book-to-pgn-abk2pgn-gui | Chess2U]] - [[http://www.mediafire.com/download/mdi8mog86z7iw3n/abk2pgnForDummies.rar | MediaFire]] - [[http://goneill.co.nz/chess.php | Tools by Graham O´Neill (Arena Swiss - Chessmaster in Arena - Novag UCB Drivers - Opening Book Converter .abk/.bin/.opk etc.)]]
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  *[[http://sourceforge.net/projects/chathurangam | Chathurangam]] - GUI by Kannan Ramanathan for WB compatible engines; will have normal PGN viewer, analysis of any functions and optionally support for creating/maintaining a repertoire & SCID like database-support; only source code - no activity since 2004   *[[http://sourceforge.net/projects/chathurangam | Chathurangam]] - GUI by Kannan Ramanathan for WB compatible engines; will have normal PGN viewer, analysis of any functions and optionally support for creating/maintaining a repertoire & SCID like database-support; only source code - no activity since 2004
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 +  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20070222214056/http://flagrantdisregard.com/checkmate/download.asp | Checkmate]] - free GUI with Xboard-support and online play; Engines can be used for analysis only and not for playing 
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  *[[http://sourceforge.net/projects/cheekychess | CheekyChess]] - this project by bingojamigo aims to provide a fast chess bot able to recognize moves and respond to them via use of an external UCI-engine, such as - preferrably - Rybka 2.3.2a   *[[http://sourceforge.net/projects/cheekychess | CheekyChess]] - this project by bingojamigo aims to provide a fast chess bot able to recognize moves and respond to them via use of an external UCI-engine, such as - preferrably - Rybka 2.3.2a
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  *[[http://www.chess-bot.com | ChessBot]] - Chess-Bot GUI for Windows (commercial product) has not any built-in engine; UCI support; Crazyhouse variant (Sjeng engine); suitable to the following chess websites: chess.com, lichess.org., chessfriends.com, playchess.com, chessclub.com, flyordie.com, playok.com, chess24.com, mychess.com, velocitychess.com, chesscube.com, 1chess.org, simplechess.com, chessking.com, chesshotel.com, buho21.com (Windows app only)   *[[http://www.chess-bot.com | ChessBot]] - Chess-Bot GUI for Windows (commercial product) has not any built-in engine; UCI support; Crazyhouse variant (Sjeng engine); suitable to the following chess websites: chess.com, lichess.org., chessfriends.com, playchess.com, chessclub.com, flyordie.com, playok.com, chess24.com, mychess.com, velocitychess.com, chesscube.com, 1chess.org, simplechess.com, chessking.com, chesshotel.com, buho21.com (Windows app only)
-  *[[http://www.playbuddy.com/chesscheat.php | Chess Buddy]] - default UCI; commercial product (trial version for 7 days) for Yahoo Chess and Pogo Chess including Tao engine by Play Buddy LLC; for further informations about membership / prices etc. see the menu [[http://www.playbuddy.com/faq.php | Frequently Asked Question Topics]] or click there on "Buddy Instructions" - support-team´s review: "The trial and purchased version of Chess Buddy are exactly the same and can be used just as it is only.  Chess Buddy can play against any opponent on Club Pogo be it human or player, although the win rate may change depending on the difficulty of the opponent. It is supposed to allow you to insert your own engine but that feature has been buggy for some time so only Tao is functional. This Buddy is one we have on our 'to redo' list at which time it will be completely updated and modernized (watch our 'Updated Buddies' page for news of that).  Once the subscription expires it will open to the 'Trial Expired' window so accessing the GUI is not possible at that point." -[[http://www.playbuddy.com/helpfiles/chess_buddy_pogo_help.php#hlp | Help Topics]]+  *[[http://www.playbuddy.com/chesscheat.php | Chess Buddy]] - [[https://playbuddy.com/download/PLYBDDYMNPPSetup.exe | Download]] - default UCI; commercial product (trial version for 7 days) for Yahoo Chess and Pogo Chess including Tao engine by Play Buddy LLC; for further informations about membership / prices etc. see the menu [[http://www.playbuddy.com/faq.php | Frequently Asked Question Topics]] or click there on "Buddy Instructions" - support-team´s review: "The trial and purchased version of Chess Buddy are exactly the same and can be used just as it is only.  Chess Buddy can play against any opponent on Club Pogo be it human or player, although the win rate may change depending on the difficulty of the opponent. It is supposed to allow you to insert your own engine but that feature has been buggy for some time so only Tao is functional. This Buddy is one we have on our 'to redo' list at which time it will be completely updated and modernized (watch our 'Updated Buddies' page for news of that).  Once the subscription expires it will open to the 'Trial Expired' window so accessing the GUI is not possible at that point."
  *[[http://www.tucows.com/preview/332250/Chess-Commander?q=chess+commander | Chess Commander (Lite)]] - WB protocol only (limited shareware with a validity for 20 days); uses Chess Planet for ICS; contains GnuChess v5; native engines are Delfi and Simontacchi; computer opponents; network-/email chess; chat built-in Instant Messaging; possibility to create own databases;  [[http://web.archive.org/web/20080131094038/www.chesscommander.com | former main page]]-  Will McGugan can be contacted directly via  [[http://www.willmcgugan.com/projects | author´s blog]] - posting from April 2009 "(recently retired) software has not been updated in more than 2 years"   *[[http://www.tucows.com/preview/332250/Chess-Commander?q=chess+commander | Chess Commander (Lite)]] - WB protocol only (limited shareware with a validity for 20 days); uses Chess Planet for ICS; contains GnuChess v5; native engines are Delfi and Simontacchi; computer opponents; network-/email chess; chat built-in Instant Messaging; possibility to create own databases;  [[http://web.archive.org/web/20080131094038/www.chesscommander.com | former main page]]-  Will McGugan can be contacted directly via  [[http://www.willmcgugan.com/projects | author´s blog]] - posting from April 2009 "(recently retired) software has not been updated in more than 2 years"
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  *[[http://www.pmbaty.com/chess | Chess Giants]] by Pierre-Marie Baty (shareware), but free download of the evaluation version (included are Crafty / Fruit / GNU Chess /Stockfish); compatibility to the WinBoard / UCI - protocol; FEN / PGN-format; supports FICS and is suitable for Windows editions which are published after the year 2000 - [[http://talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?topic_view=threads&p=580336&t=53073 | review (completely in French)]] - author´s statement about current release "Il y a une nouvelle version de Chess Giants à télécharger sur mon site. Elle supporte plusieurs moteurs, CECP et UCI."   *[[http://www.pmbaty.com/chess | Chess Giants]] by Pierre-Marie Baty (shareware), but free download of the evaluation version (included are Crafty / Fruit / GNU Chess /Stockfish); compatibility to the WinBoard / UCI - protocol; FEN / PGN-format; supports FICS and is suitable for Windows editions which are published after the year 2000 - [[http://talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?topic_view=threads&p=580336&t=53073 | review (completely in French)]] - author´s statement about current release "Il y a une nouvelle version de Chess Giants à télécharger sur mon site. Elle supporte plusieurs moteurs, CECP et UCI."
-  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160402032908/http://www.chess1966.com/CI-Expert-Lite.zip | Chess Informant Expert (Lite)]] by Sahovski Informator with UCI-compatibility respectively Crafty and Ruffian (built-in engines)),  Commercial (with activation key and user-id), available are  many products with the same notion [[http://www.chessinformant.org | Chess Informant main page]], too; clipboard function; text editor; supports CIE, CIR, PGN, HTML, RTF; creation of own ECO tables; pressing the button "Internet / play chess online" (even tested with the activated CIE-version) leads to an error message including a content like "navigation to this website was broken up" as consequence in reality at each try; system of activation depends on sending the registration schedule  with user-related data as email-attachment to sales@sahovski.co.rs - broken download link+  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160402032908/http://www.chess1966.com/CI-Expert-Lite.zip | Chess Informant Expert (Lite)]] by Sahovski Informator with UCI-compatibility respectively Crafty and Ruffian (built-in engines)),  Commercial (with activation key and user-id), clipboard function; text editor; supports CIE, CIR, PGN, HTML, RTF; creation of own ECO tables; pressing the button "Internet / play chess online" (even tested with the activated CIE-version) leads to an error message including a content like "navigation to this website was broken up" as consequence in reality at each try; system of activation depends on sending the registration schedule  with user-related data as email-attachment to sales@sahovski.co.rs
-  *[[http://chessok.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_47 | Chess King]]; commercial product for Mac OS X / Windows by ChessOK; Houdini 2, 3 or 4 (Pro) engine included; software for training and improvement with database / chess puzzles; UCI engines may be used in Chess King (default here set Houdini UCI) and one may change this engine to other UCI engine. No way to use simultaneously several UCI engines in Chess King. But changing engine is operation for very advanced users. One need to edit some files (in interface no dialogue for adding other UCI engine) and we indeed don't describe this ability in help and manual. The same and with using WinBoard engines in Chess King (Convekta support).+  *[[https://shop.chessok.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_47 | Chess King Diamond]]; commercial product for Mac OS X / Windows by ChessOK; Houdini (Pro/Standard) engine included; software for training and improvement with database / chess puzzles; UCI engines may be used in Chess King (default here set Houdini UCI) and one may change this engine to other UCI engine. No way to use simultaneously several UCI engines in Chess King. But changing engine is operation for very advanced users. One need to edit some files (in interface no dialogue for adding other UCI engine) and we indeed don't describe this ability in help and manual. The same and with using WinBoard engines in Chess King (Convekta support).
  *[[https://sites.google.com/site/silnikiszachowe/home/ChessMaude1.34.zip?attredirects=0&d=1 | Chessmaude]] - interface with experimental character by Marcel Normand Blais for WinBoard and UCI; Tyrell Chess Engine - [[http://chessegloo.tistory.com/entry/ChessMaude | Chessegloo of Kingsnowman]]                  *[[https://sites.google.com/site/silnikiszachowe/home/ChessMaude1.34.zip?attredirects=0&d=1 | Chessmaude]] - interface with experimental character by Marcel Normand Blais for WinBoard and UCI; Tyrell Chess Engine - [[http://chessegloo.tistory.com/entry/ChessMaude | Chessegloo of Kingsnowman]]               
-  *[[http://www.wmlsoftware.com/chesspad.html | ChessPad]] by WML Software / Mark van der Leek; ChessPad ~ free WinBoard and UCI (version 2 only) application & PGN viewer + editor; current version has advanced database features and WYSIWYG notation view; printing of games with diagrams / board marks - not to confuse with Jean-François Romang´s edition [[http://lefounumerique.xooit.com/t1052-Nouvelle-application-pour-telephones-Android-ChessPad.htm | ChessPad for Android > UCI modules Toga II 1.4.1 SE - French desription]] - [[http://www.wmlsoftware.com/posbase.html | PosBase]] is s commercial product with a registration code for customers +  *[[http://www.wmlsoftware.com/chesspad.html | ChessPad]] by WML Software / Mark van der Leek; ChessPad ~ free WinBoard and UCI (version 2 only) application & PGN viewer + editor; current version has advanced database features and WYSIWYG notation view; printing of games with diagrams / board marks - not to confuse with Jean-François Romang´s edition [[http://lefounumerique.xooit.com/t1052-Nouvelle-application-pour-telephones-Android-ChessPad.htm | ChessPad for Android > UCI modules Toga II 1.4.1 SE - French description]] - [[http://www.wmlsoftware.com/posbase.html | PosBase]] is s commercial product with a registration code for customers
  *[[http://code.google.com/p/chesspeer | ChessPeer]] - P2P-application by Sezgin Serin including Delfi 4.6wb and Yace Paderborn Edition; contains now a broken link to the author´s website -  [[https://code.google.com/archive/p/chesspeer/downloads | Download]] - software seems to have problems with the implementation of several chess engines: Arasan, Bruja, Horizon etc. execute no moves / error-message by the system like "handle invalid" (e.g Scorpio win32 JA) / irregular play during the chess opening "1.Nf3=R" - means that a rook is visible instead of a knight (Crafty win32 JA) - tested under OS Windows XP SP3   *[[http://code.google.com/p/chesspeer | ChessPeer]] - P2P-application by Sezgin Serin including Delfi 4.6wb and Yace Paderborn Edition; contains now a broken link to the author´s website -  [[https://code.google.com/archive/p/chesspeer/downloads | Download]] - software seems to have problems with the implementation of several chess engines: Arasan, Bruja, Horizon etc. execute no moves / error-message by the system like "handle invalid" (e.g Scorpio win32 JA) / irregular play during the chess opening "1.Nf3=R" - means that a rook is visible instead of a knight (Crafty win32 JA) - tested under OS Windows XP SP3
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  *[[http://kalab.com/pgnviewer | Chess PGN Master for Android]] - an application by Gerhard Kalab that allows embedding of UCI-compatible chess programs, but a match engine vs. engine cannot be created - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kalab.pgnviewer | Google]]   *[[http://kalab.com/pgnviewer | Chess PGN Master for Android]] - an application by Gerhard Kalab that allows embedding of UCI-compatible chess programs, but a match engine vs. engine cannot be created - [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kalab.pgnviewer | Google]]
-  * [[https://github.com/NeuroXiq/ChessPro | ChessPro]] - a GUI with UCI-support by NeuroXiq - [[https://postimg.org/image/x0h836s1z | Image]] +  * [[https://github.com/NeuroXiq/ChessPro | ChessPro]] - a GUI with UCI-support by NeuroXiq
  *[[https://github.com/player55328/ChessRocks | Chess Rocks]] - UCI-compatible graphical interface by Kenneth Chamberlain for playing or analyzing; WinBoard/CECP-protocol is not used. The description by its author has the following content: "There are 4 main modes, game play, position setup, move analysis and game analysis. You will need to have at least one UCI engine on you system for engine play or analysis. Two engines may be selected to play against each other. Of the engines I have tried Houdini, Critter, Stockfish and Streika seem to work well, Rybka and Aretar do not. I am interested in feedback on the program, especially about how the movelist RAV's were implemented. I have tried to make this a very simple to use application, other than the selections that are on the main window all other input is done through context menus. For example the Load and Save buttons have context messages for different possible sources and destinations.  All options that a particular engine supports are displayed on it's respective tab page once it has been started." - The author´s statement after extraction and selecting the chessboard symbol chessboard is: "Press the retry button and it will let you browse for the folder where the pieces are. Same would go for the engine and sound resources. There is are subfolders in the resource folders for each of those, of course I provided no engines."   *[[https://github.com/player55328/ChessRocks | Chess Rocks]] - UCI-compatible graphical interface by Kenneth Chamberlain for playing or analyzing; WinBoard/CECP-protocol is not used. The description by its author has the following content: "There are 4 main modes, game play, position setup, move analysis and game analysis. You will need to have at least one UCI engine on you system for engine play or analysis. Two engines may be selected to play against each other. Of the engines I have tried Houdini, Critter, Stockfish and Streika seem to work well, Rybka and Aretar do not. I am interested in feedback on the program, especially about how the movelist RAV's were implemented. I have tried to make this a very simple to use application, other than the selections that are on the main window all other input is done through context menus. For example the Load and Save buttons have context messages for different possible sources and destinations.  All options that a particular engine supports are displayed on it's respective tab page once it has been started." - The author´s statement after extraction and selecting the chessboard symbol chessboard is: "Press the retry button and it will let you browse for the folder where the pieces are. Same would go for the engine and sound resources. There is are subfolders in the resource folders for each of those, of course I provided no engines."
-  *[[https://github.com/twilio/chessms | ChessSMS]] - an application that lets you play Chess over SMS, powered by Twilio. ChesSMS should in theory work with any UCI compatible chess engine. It is known to work with Stockfish. If using stockfish, compile it according to your machine and copy the binary to priv/bin/stockfish. If using another Chess Engine, you can put the binary where ever you want but you'll have to modify src/chessms_server.app.src and change the engine_path configuration parameter. To connect ChesSMS to an SMS enabled Twilio number, sign up for Twilio and buy a number (if you haven't already). Configure the SMS URL of the phone number to point where your ChesSMS server is running.+  *[[https://github.com/twilio/chessms | ChesSMS]] - an application that lets you play Chess over SMS, powered by Twilio. ChesSMS should in theory work with any UCI compatible chess engine. It is known to work with Stockfish. If using stockfish, compile it according to your machine and copy the binary to priv/bin/stockfish. If using another Chess Engine, you can put the binary where ever you want but you'll have to modify src/chessms_server.app.src and change the engine_path configuration parameter. To connect ChesSMS to an SMS enabled Twilio number, sign up for Twilio and buy a number (if you haven't already). Configure the SMS URL of the phone number to point where your ChesSMS server is running.
  *[[https://sites.google.com/site/fredm | ChessSpeak]] - a voice interface created by Fred Mellender; it allows you to speak moves to any UCI chess engine and receive the engine's move in audio.  This lets you set up a real board and pieces across the room from the computer and play a game against the engine without having to use the mouse, keyboard, or monitor.  Some find this a more natural way to play chess and their "board vision" benefits from using actual pieces. You can use the program to practice blindfold chess; it has a graphical interface too. Additionally, ChessSpeak will calculate your rating and ratings for chess engines - [[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IIazPm57vNei4w51fnxBpUzSRnuL58ncBn3xXhSCEik/edit?pli=1 | User´s Guide]]   *[[https://sites.google.com/site/fredm | ChessSpeak]] - a voice interface created by Fred Mellender; it allows you to speak moves to any UCI chess engine and receive the engine's move in audio.  This lets you set up a real board and pieces across the room from the computer and play a game against the engine without having to use the mouse, keyboard, or monitor.  Some find this a more natural way to play chess and their "board vision" benefits from using actual pieces. You can use the program to practice blindfold chess; it has a graphical interface too. Additionally, ChessSpeak will calculate your rating and ratings for chess engines - [[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IIazPm57vNei4w51fnxBpUzSRnuL58ncBn3xXhSCEik/edit?pli=1 | User´s Guide]]
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  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20150815083130/http://chessvisor.com/v-introduccion.html | Chess Visor]] - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20180823104522/http://www.interajedrez.com/v2005/v-introduccion.html | InterAjedrez]] is an application with UCI-support for study of games; contains curses; ebooks; database; Monte Carlo analysis; online play via IP-address; electronic magazines and many more features (website in English/Spanish language available)   *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20150815083130/http://chessvisor.com/v-introduccion.html | Chess Visor]] - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20180823104522/http://www.interajedrez.com/v2005/v-introduccion.html | InterAjedrez]] is an application with UCI-support for study of games; contains curses; ebooks; database; Monte Carlo analysis; online play via IP-address; electronic magazines and many more features (website in English/Spanish language available)
-  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20100701213421/http://chessvu.netfirms.com | ChessVU]] - [[http://www.filewatcher.com/m/chessvu.zip.5924534-0.html | Filewatcher]] - shareware product by SmartSoftware Italia, UCI-compatible, has database functions (common formats are PGN / CBF), tool for game analysis and many other features  +  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20100701213421/http://chessvu.netfirms.com | ChessVU]] - shareware product by SmartSoftware Italia, UCI-compatible, has database functions (common formats are PGN / CBF), tool for game analysis and many other features 
  *[[http://chessx.sourceforge.net/?q-node/12.| ChessX]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/chessx/files | File Release Page]] - project written in C++ for Windows / Linux / Mac OS X by  the active developer Michal Rudolf - Heinz Hopfgartner maintained Mac port - main tester is Bruno Rizzuti; [[http://www.freshports.org/games/chessx | FreeBSD]] - supports WB and UCI protocol; Qt Library (at least version 4.4.0) is required; FEN (copy / paste) ; load / save PGN files; browse and navigate through games - you cannot play against chess engines, but use them for analysis; [[http://talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?topic_view=threads&p=285066&t=29282 | Dann Corbit]] reported about an earlier edition that this database cannot handle a large PGN-structure    *[[http://chessx.sourceforge.net/?q-node/12.| ChessX]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/chessx/files | File Release Page]] - project written in C++ for Windows / Linux / Mac OS X by  the active developer Michal Rudolf - Heinz Hopfgartner maintained Mac port - main tester is Bruno Rizzuti; [[http://www.freshports.org/games/chessx | FreeBSD]] - supports WB and UCI protocol; Qt Library (at least version 4.4.0) is required; FEN (copy / paste) ; load / save PGN files; browse and navigate through games - you cannot play against chess engines, but use them for analysis; [[http://talkchess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?topic_view=threads&p=285066&t=29282 | Dann Corbit]] reported about an earlier edition that this database cannot handle a large PGN-structure 
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  *[[http://chester.sourceforge.net| Chester Chess Client]] - written in Java by J. Knight; connection to UCI engines; save and load of PGN format games; contains screenshot, source code - no activity since 2006   *[[http://chester.sourceforge.net| Chester Chess Client]] - written in Java by J. Knight; connection to UCI engines; save and load of PGN format games; contains screenshot, source code - no activity since 2006
-  *[[http://github.com/stassats/clim-chess/tree/master | CLIM]] - made by Stas Boukarev and only tested with GNU Chess ~ WB 2, but very simplistic; should run on any OSes with [[http://www.clozure.com/clozurecl.html | Clozure CL]] -  interface is not ready for prime time+  *[[http://github.com/stassats/clim-chess/tree/master | CLIM]] - made by Stas Boukarev and only tested with GNU Chess ~ WB 2, but very simplistic; should run on any OSes with [[http://www.clozure.com | Clozure CL]] -  interface is not ready for prime time
  * [[http://web.archive.org/web/20130831223643/http://www.boringgames.de/de/index.shtml | CoffeeHouse]] - Mac OS X application by Wolf Stephan Kappesser, available as free/standard/pro edition (both will be commercial) - features: recognition of openings, choice of chessboard (2D or 3D)/pieces, PGN (standard/pro version), online play via internet and engine-matches (only pro version); tested with Protector, Glaurung and GNU Chess - but a final decision about its function volume/feature (e.g XBoard-UCI-support) is not made because for a continued development the striking security deficiencies of Mac OS X are cumberstone - webbsite is still under construction (especially the English description)   * [[http://web.archive.org/web/20130831223643/http://www.boringgames.de/de/index.shtml | CoffeeHouse]] - Mac OS X application by Wolf Stephan Kappesser, available as free/standard/pro edition (both will be commercial) - features: recognition of openings, choice of chessboard (2D or 3D)/pieces, PGN (standard/pro version), online play via internet and engine-matches (only pro version); tested with Protector, Glaurung and GNU Chess - but a final decision about its function volume/feature (e.g XBoard-UCI-support) is not made because for a continued development the striking security deficiencies of Mac OS X are cumberstone - webbsite is still under construction (especially the English description)
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  *[[http://download.cnet.com/CompoChess/3000-7562_4-10843402.html?tag=mncol | CompoChess]] - [[http://www.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php/672ca959501b2d04cc34b27edb04ce52/58cf8c12/18952/4/2?tsf=0 | Softpedia]] - freeware project by Uwe Auerswald; WinBoard-compatible (analysis function), but games only against the program MiniMax are possible; PGN-editor; supports FRC - no further under development because its author passed away in the year 2008   *[[http://download.cnet.com/CompoChess/3000-7562_4-10843402.html?tag=mncol | CompoChess]] - [[http://www.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php/672ca959501b2d04cc34b27edb04ce52/58cf8c12/18952/4/2?tsf=0 | Softpedia]] - freeware project by Uwe Auerswald; WinBoard-compatible (analysis function), but games only against the program MiniMax are possible; PGN-editor; supports FRC - no further under development because its author passed away in the year 2008
-  *[[https://github.com/Censor/ComradesGUI | ComradesGUI (obsolete site)]] - an interface for UCI chess engines that contains a Java executable (.jar) file including the chess engines Firenzina / Stockfish by Dmitri Gusev, Isaiah Bowman, Richard Perry, Nathan Lewis and Gary Drake -[[http://www.firenzina.org/ComradesGUIProtoTypeV3.zip | current edition]] - [[http://www.firenzina.org/ComradesGUIProtoTypeV3.zip | new features CCC forum]]+  *[[https://github.com/Censor/ComradesGUI | ComradesGUI (obsolete site)]] - an interface for UCI chess engines that contains a Java executable (.jar) file including the chess engines Firenzina / Stockfish by Dmitri Gusev, Isaiah Bowman, Richard Perry, Nathan Lewis and Gary Drake -[[http://www.firenzina.org/ComradesGUIProtoTypeV3.zip | current edition]]
  *[[https://github.com/rtts/cchess | Console Chess]] - simple frontend written in Haskell by Jaap Joris/RTTS for UCI-compliant chess engines; to play a game of chess you need a console/terminal application that can display Unicode chess symbols and a chess engine   *[[https://github.com/rtts/cchess | Console Chess]] - simple frontend written in Haskell by Jaap Joris/RTTS for UCI-compliant chess engines; to play a game of chess you need a console/terminal application that can display Unicode chess symbols and a chess engine
-  *[[http://code.google.com/p/decaf-chess-interface| Decaf Chess Interface]] - [[https://www.openhub.net/p/decaf-chess-interface | Open Hub]] - made by Carson Day, Sergei Kozyrenko, Ludens and John Nahlen; Java chess client for Windows / Linux / Mac OS X; WinBoard set is implemented into chess gui, but analysis with Crafty during observing games is on the wishing list; FICS and Bughouse are supported+  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20121120184223/http://csboard.berlios.de | CSBoard]] - [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/csboard.berlios/files | File Release Page]] - [[http://freecode.com/projects/csboard | Freecode]] - Freeware with XBoard-support and connection to a chess-server; Debian package -  XBoard-GUI actually;  uses GNU Chess as playing engine, but tested with Crafty and Phalanx, too - [[http://www.mono-project.com/GtkSharp | Gtk#]] - [[http://www.mono-project.com/Main_Page | mono]] - project is abandoned since many years (Nickolay V. Shmyrev)|
-  *[[https://github.com/ViktorC/DETROID | DETROID]] - A chess engine framework by Viktor Csomor that handles the UCI protocol, provides a chess GUI, and serves as an engine parameter optimization framework. An engine only needs to implement the interface [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/tuning/TunableEngine.html | TunableEngine]] to be usable as a UCI chess engine, the search engine of the GUI, and to be tunable. As the framework includes the [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/engine/Detroid.html | Detroid chess engine]] , which is by default used as the controller engine for the GUI and for tuning, other engines using the framework do not have to implement the [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/validation/ControllerEngine.html | ControllerEngine]] interface. The [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/ApplicationFramework.html | ApplicationFramework]] itself is a [[https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/lang/Runnable.html | Runnable]] class whith a single two-parameter constructor. The first parameter is an [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/EngineFactory.html | EngineFactory]] instance which is responsible for creating instances of a TunableEngine and a ControllerEngine. This is where Detroid is used as the ControllerEngine by default to avoid having to implement the interface to tune the engine, use it in the GUI, or use it as a UCI engine. The second parameter is an array of strings for program arguments which define the behaviour of the framework. To launch the framework, an instance of ApplicationFramework needs to be constructed and run in the main method of the application. The following sections describe the features of the framework and present the usage of the program arguments. The complete Javadoc of the framework can be found here: [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID | current version]] +  *[[http://code.google.com/p/decaf-chess-interface| Decaf Chess Interface]] -  [[https://github.com/carson-day/decaf-chess-interface | GitHub]] -  made by Carson Day, Sergei Kozyrenko, Ludens and John Nahlen; Java chess client for Windows / Linux / Mac OS X; WinBoard set is implemented into chess gui, but analysis with Crafty during observing games is on the wishing list; FICS and Bughouse are supported 
 + 
 +  *[[https://github.com/ViktorC/DETROID | DETROID]] - A chess engine framework by Viktor Csomor that handles the UCI protocol, provides a chess GUI, and serves as an engine parameter optimization framework. An engine only needs to implement the interface [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/tuning/TunableEngine.html | TunableEngine]] to be usable as a UCI chess engine, the search engine of the GUI, and to be tunable. As the framework includes the [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/engine/Detroid.html | Detroid chess engine]] , which is by default used as the controller engine for the GUI and for tuning, other engines using the framework do not have to implement the [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/validation/ControllerEngine.html | ControllerEngine]] interface. The ApplicationFramework itself is a [[https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/lang/Runnable.html | Runnable]] class whith a single two-parameter constructor. The first parameter is an [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID/net/viktorc/detroid/framework/EngineFactory.html | EngineFactory]] instance which is responsible for creating instances of a TunableEngine and a ControllerEngine. This is where Detroid is used as the ControllerEngine by default to avoid having to implement the interface to tune the engine, use it in the GUI, or use it as a UCI engine. The second parameter is an array of strings for program arguments which define the behaviour of the framework. To launch the framework, an instance of ApplicationFramework needs to be constructed and run in the main method of the application. The following sections describe the features of the framework and present the usage of the program arguments. The complete Javadoc of the framework can be found here: [[http://viktorc.github.io/DETROID | current version]]
  *[[http://bughousechess.wz.cz/DoubleChessBoard | DoubleChessBoard]] - an application (including Defeo / Sjeng / Sunsetter) by Dušan Škaloud that plays bughouse, but has no button / menu for standard chess; in analyzing mode it is possible to type "variant" (bughouse, standard are supported and maybe even coin). The programmer´s resume was: In version 1.55 theoretically you can run any WinBoard engine,  but I am not sure with standard chess variant outside analyze window (Net / StartNewGame / Setup board and then analyze by engine) works, because of this shortened engine running and output processing functionality which I made fast for bughouse Sjeng; for Sunsetter type "engine especially (playing)" and Sjeng type "engine analyzing" -  [[http://bughousechess.wz.cz/BughouseEngines | bughouse chess engines]]   *[[http://bughousechess.wz.cz/DoubleChessBoard | DoubleChessBoard]] - an application (including Defeo / Sjeng / Sunsetter) by Dušan Škaloud that plays bughouse, but has no button / menu for standard chess; in analyzing mode it is possible to type "variant" (bughouse, standard are supported and maybe even coin). The programmer´s resume was: In version 1.55 theoretically you can run any WinBoard engine,  but I am not sure with standard chess variant outside analyze window (Net / StartNewGame / Setup board and then analyze by engine) works, because of this shortened engine running and output processing functionality which I made fast for bughouse Sjeng; for Sunsetter type "engine especially (playing)" and Sjeng type "engine analyzing" -  [[http://bughousechess.wz.cz/BughouseEngines | bughouse chess engines]]
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  *[[http://www.goudengaljoen.be | Galjoen]] - GUI including XBoard/UCI-compatible chess engine by Werner Taelemans for Linux. The interface can already play matches between different engines. It can use PGN opening books, where each opening is played twice, once with engine 1 as white and engine 2 as black respectively once with reversed colors; planned features are: full support for the XBoard protocol, connection to chess-servers, support for other variants etc.   *[[http://www.goudengaljoen.be | Galjoen]] - GUI including XBoard/UCI-compatible chess engine by Werner Taelemans for Linux. The interface can already play matches between different engines. It can use PGN opening books, where each opening is played twice, once with engine 1 as white and engine 2 as black respectively once with reversed colors; planned features are: full support for the XBoard protocol, connection to chess-servers, support for other variants etc.
-  *[[https://github.com/ConorGriffin37/chess | Gandalf Chess GUI]] - an open source project (Linux / Mac OS X / Windows) with UCI-support and Saruman chess engine  by  Terry Bolt / Conor Griffin / Darragh Griffin ; required applications are: [[http://www.stack.nl/~dimitri/doxygen/download.html | Doxygen]] - [[http://www.mono-project.com/download/ | GTK# for .NET including Mono]] - [[http://www.monodevelop.com/download/ | Xamarin Studio]] and several other components (for Windows) e.g. - [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=48130 | Microsoft .NET Framework]] - [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40760 | Microsoft Build Tools]] -  [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=14632 | Microsoft C++ Redistributable Package x64]] - [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=5555 | Microsoft C++ Redistributable Package x86]] ; to execute the graphical interface click on chess-master\chess-master\GUI.sln from 26th September 2016 (2 KB) - select "Release" (top left) instead of "Debug" and then on the symbol "triangle" (in the form of an arrow - to the left) , consequence: Gandalf Chess GUI is opened - cf. the Xamarin Studio, this application contains now a "red framed square" ; playing modes: human vs. human, player vs. engine and engine vs. engine are possible, this built has no relationship to the commercial ChessPartner GUI, formerly distributed by Lokasoft (a Durch company)- important: Microsoft Build Tools is installed because the used Xamarin Studio version 6.1.2.44 has obviously problems with newer Microsoft .NET Framework releases than v4.5.2+  *[[https://github.com/ConorGriffin37/chess | Gandalf Chess GUI]] - an open source project (Linux / Mac OS X / Windows) with UCI-support and Saruman chess engine  by  Terry Bolt / Conor Griffin / Darragh Griffin ; required applications are: [[https://web.archive.org/web/20181116130049/http://www.stack.nl/~dimitri/doxygen/download.html | Doxygen]] - [[http://www.mono-project.com/download/ | GTK# for .NET including Mono]] - [[https://www.npackd.org/p/monodevelop/6.1.2.44 | Xamarin Studio]] and several other components (for Windows) e.g. - [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=48130 | Microsoft .NET Framework]] - [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40760 | Microsoft Build Tools]] -  [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=14632 | Microsoft C++ Redistributable Package x64]] - [[https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=5555 | Microsoft C++ Redistributable Package x86]] ; to execute the graphical interface click on chess-master\chess-master\GUI.sln from 26th September 2016 (2 KB) - select "Release" (top left) instead of "Debug" and then on the symbol "triangle" (in the form of an arrow - to the left) , consequence: Gandalf Chess GUI is opened - cf. the Xamarin Studio, this application contains now a "red framed square" ; playing modes: human vs. human, player vs. engine and engine vs. engine are possible, this built has no relationship to the commercial ChessPartner GUI, formerly distributed by Lokasoft (a Durch company)- important: Microsoft Build Tools is installed because the used Xamarin Studio version 6.1.2.44 has obviously problems with newer Microsoft .NET Framework releases than v4.5.2
  *[[http://code.google.com/p/butterfly-chess-engine/downloads/list?can=4&q=&colspec=Filename+Summary+Uploaded+ReleaseDate+Size+DownloadCount | GekoBoard]] - front end (including sources) for WinBoard by Giuseppe Cannella; freeware - closed project   *[[http://code.google.com/p/butterfly-chess-engine/downloads/list?can=4&q=&colspec=Filename+Summary+Uploaded+ReleaseDate+Size+DownloadCount | GekoBoard]] - front end (including sources) for WinBoard by Giuseppe Cannella; freeware - closed project
-  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20080702130739/http://www.glaurungchess.com | Glaurung for Mac OS X]] - an application (freeware) with UCI-protocol for Macintosh by Tord Romstad; predecessor of "Stockfish-GUI" - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20071001011242/http://www.glaurungchess.com/ | Screenshot]]+  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20080702130739/http://www.glaurungchess.com | Glaurung for Mac OS X]] - an application (freeware) with UCI-protocol for Macintosh by Tord Romstad; predecessor of "Stockfish-GUI" - [[http://www.computer-chess.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=computer_chess:wiki:download:glaurung-2.1-mac-gui-uci.zip | Download]]
  *[[http://www.greenchess.com/apps/greenchess/index.html | GreenChess for Mac OS X]] - [[ https://itunes.apple.com/lv/app/greenchess/id532381675?mt=12 | iTunes]] - currently a Mac OS X compatible interface by George Merchant for UCI engines and reading games in PGN format, mainly tested with Stockfish; author´s comment referring to the pendant [[http://www.greenchess.com/apps/bluechess/index.html | BlueChess for iOS]] - [[https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bluechess/id620176785?ls=1&mt=8 | iTunes]] "But BlueChess is just a simple App that only can place against the built-in chess engine and can't read in game files.  BlueChess is an ongoing project and I will be slowly adding more features to it. I developed my own chess engine for BlueChess. It is the same engine GreenChess runs"   *[[http://www.greenchess.com/apps/greenchess/index.html | GreenChess for Mac OS X]] - [[ https://itunes.apple.com/lv/app/greenchess/id532381675?mt=12 | iTunes]] - currently a Mac OS X compatible interface by George Merchant for UCI engines and reading games in PGN format, mainly tested with Stockfish; author´s comment referring to the pendant [[http://www.greenchess.com/apps/bluechess/index.html | BlueChess for iOS]] - [[https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bluechess/id620176785?ls=1&mt=8 | iTunes]] "But BlueChess is just a simple App that only can place against the built-in chess engine and can't read in game files.  BlueChess is an ongoing project and I will be slowly adding more features to it. I developed my own chess engine for BlueChess. It is the same engine GreenChess runs"
-  * [[http://johncheetham.com/projects/gshogi |gshogi]] is a GUI by John Cheetham written in Python for playing shogi against USI engines. It also has a built in engine to play against which is based on an old version of GNU shogi (version 1.3) see http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnushogi/gnushogi-1.3.tar.gz - [[https://github.com/johncheetham/gshogi | GitHub]]+  * [[http://johncheetham.com/projects/gshogi |gshogi]] - [[https://github.com/johncheetham/gshogi | GitHub]] - a GUI by John Cheetham written in Python for playing shogi against USI engines. It also has a built in engine to play against which is based on an old version of [[http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnushogi/gnushogi-1.3.tar.gz | GNU shogi (version 1.3]]
  *[[http://www.haundrix.com | Haundrix Chess]] -  a WinBoard-compatible open source project by Alex Ignácio da Silva that comes with the engines Crafty / GNU Chess / Sjeng; author´s answer in the help forum: There is a way, but only if the engine speaks the Winboard protocol (UCI is not supported). The procedure is not user-friendly, but isn't complex either: it involves creating a Haundrix plug-in, which is basically editing a simple XML file. If you're ready to the challenge let me know, and I'll be glad to provide you with instructions on how to accomplish it   *[[http://www.haundrix.com | Haundrix Chess]] -  a WinBoard-compatible open source project by Alex Ignácio da Silva that comes with the engines Crafty / GNU Chess / Sjeng; author´s answer in the help forum: There is a way, but only if the engine speaks the Winboard protocol (UCI is not supported). The procedure is not user-friendly, but isn't complex either: it involves creating a Haundrix plug-in, which is basically editing a simple XML file. If you're ready to the challenge let me know, and I'll be glad to provide you with instructions on how to accomplish it
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  *[[https://sourceforge.net/projects/hftstuttgartgdv2013schach | HFT-Stuttgart GDV 2013 Schach]] - project by Stefan Buettner (Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart, Germany); an interface for chess engines supporting UCI (included are Fire and Stockfish)   *[[https://sourceforge.net/projects/hftstuttgartgdv2013schach | HFT-Stuttgart GDV 2013 Schach]] - project by Stefan Buettner (Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart, Germany); an interface for chess engines supporting UCI (included are Fire and Stockfish)
-  *[[https://code.google.com/archive/p/hoxchess | HOXchess]] - a cross-platform, open source Xiangqi client, capable of working with multiple online Xiangqi sites: it is a traditional desktop application, developed mainly in C++ using wxWidgets - two servers are supported  far: [[http://www.playxiangqi.com | PlayXiangqi]] and [[http://cqcounter.com/whois/site/chesscape.com.html | Chesscape]] - included Xiangqi engines are: Folium, HaQiKiD, MaxQi, Tsito, XQWLight; available in Chinese, English, French and Vietnamese language - [[https://github.com/huygithub/hoxChess | Github]] +  *[[https://code.google.com/archive/p/hoxchess | HOXchess]] - [[https://github.com/huygithub/hoxChess | Github]] - a cross-platform, open source Xiangqi client, capable of working with multiple online Xiangqi sites - it is a traditional desktop application, developed mainly in C++ using wxWidgets - included Xiangqi engines are: Folium, HaQiKiD, MaxQi, Tsito, XQWLight; available in Chinese, English, French and Vietnamese language 
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  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20161105205951/http://www.project-it.de/horst/index_eng.htm | H.O.R.S.T. - Heuristic Opening Repertoire Specialist & Trainer]] - shareware by Stephan Schmahl, but demo-version for 30 days; implementation of UCI mode for analysis and evaluation of positions, not suited to engines-matches or playing human versus machine; contains PGN support, database-functions, print of diagrams -[[http://chess-tigers.de/index_news.php?id=561&rubrik=1&PHPSESSID=b11203af3eda02c923e993f2f5730ea1 | Chess Tigers Training Center GmbH]] - [[http://docplayer.org/14808644-H-o-r-s-t-heuristic-opening-repertoire-specialist-and-trainer-eine-neuartige-software-fuer-das-training-von-schacheroeffnungen-2005-stephan-schmahl.html | DocPlayer Inc.]]   *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20161105205951/http://www.project-it.de/horst/index_eng.htm | H.O.R.S.T. - Heuristic Opening Repertoire Specialist & Trainer]] - shareware by Stephan Schmahl, but demo-version for 30 days; implementation of UCI mode for analysis and evaluation of positions, not suited to engines-matches or playing human versus machine; contains PGN support, database-functions, print of diagrams -[[http://chess-tigers.de/index_news.php?id=561&rubrik=1&PHPSESSID=b11203af3eda02c923e993f2f5730ea1 | Chess Tigers Training Center GmbH]] - [[http://docplayer.org/14808644-H-o-r-s-t-heuristic-opening-repertoire-specialist-and-trainer-eine-neuartige-software-fuer-das-training-von-schacheroeffnungen-2005-stephan-schmahl.html | DocPlayer Inc.]]
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  *[[https://github.com/asher-stern/jboard | Java XBoard]] - application by Asher Stern (chess board, written purely in Java); can be used as a GUI for chess-engines - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/jboardchess | SourceForge]]   *[[https://github.com/asher-stern/jboard | Java XBoard]] - application by Asher Stern (chess board, written purely in Java); can be used as a GUI for chess-engines - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/jboardchess | SourceForge]]
-  *[[http://johncheetham.com/projects/jcchess | JCchess]] - an open source Chess GUI to play against UCI chess engines by John Cheetham; has several features: load / save games in PGN format including support for reading multi-game files; undo / redo moves; resizable board; play human vs engine, engine vs engine or human vs human; windows to display UCI engine output, debugging info, move list and comments; edit board position;    copy/paste board position/game to/from clipboard - [[https://github.com/johncheetham/jcchess | GitHub]] - instruction for Windows systems: install Python 3.4.4 from the website https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-344/ (depending from your Windows operation system with 32/64 bit) into destination folder e.g. C:\Python34 - then install latest PyGI from SourceForge https://sourceforge.net/projects/pygobjectwin32/files/ - during the procedure select the option "no" for adding a portable Python version; when installing it you have to check packages: Base packages - GDK-Pixbuf - GTK+ 3.x - Pango; download from GitHub https://github.com/johncheetham/jcchess/archive/master.zip and extract the folder - from jcchess directory you can run it now like: python run.py  - click on Python file "run" and not on jcchess\gui > graphical interface is opened [important: the application Python Chess https://github.com/niklasf/python-chess (cf. section acknoledgements) is not required (information by Tamás Bajusz - author of PyChess)]+  *[[http://johncheetham.com/projects/jcchess | JCchess]] - an open source Chess GUI to play against UCI chess engines by John Cheetham; has several features: load / save games in PGN format including support for reading multi-game files; undo / redo moves; resizable board; play human vs engine, engine vs engine or human vs human; windows to display UCI engine output, debugging info, move list and comments; edit board position;    copy/paste board position/game to/from clipboard - [[https://github.com/johncheetham/jcchess | GitHub]] - instruction for Windows systems: install [[https://www.filehorse.com/download-python-32/23892 | Python 3.4.4 (32-bit)]] or [[https://www.filehorse.com/download-python-64/23891 | Python 3.4.4 (64-bit)]] into destination folder e.g. C:\Python34 - then install [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/pygobjectwin32/files | PyGI]] - during the procedure select the option "no" for adding a portable Python version; when installing it you have to check packages: Base packages - GDK-Pixbuf - GTK+ 3.x - Pango; download from GitHub [[https://github.com/johncheetham/jcchess/archive/master.zip | JCchess master]] and extract the folder - from jcchess directory you can run it now like: python run.py  - click on Python file "run" and not on jcchess\gui > graphical interface is opened - important: the application [[https://github.com/niklasf/python-chess | Python Chess Library]] is not required (information by Tamás Bajusz - author of PyChess)]
-  *[[https://jerry-chess.github.io | Jerry]] - [[https://github.com/asdfjkl/jerry/releases | Download]] - GUI for UCI-compatible chess engines (Linux/Mac OS X/Windows) including Stockfish by Dominik Klein; play against the computer; adjust strength levels to match your skill; enter, edit and analyse games; features PGN and FEN etc. +  *[[https://asdfjkl.github.io/jerry | Jerry]] - GUI for UCI-compatible chess engines (Linux/Mac OS X/Windows) including Stockfish by Dominik Klein; play against the computer; adjust strength levels to match your skill; enter, edit and analyse games; features PGN and FEN etc.
  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20160422195140/http://www.paolocapriotti.com/kaya/ | Kaya]] - [[https://github.com/pcapriotti/kaya/releases | Download]] - KDE board game suite by Paolo Capriotti - supported games: Chess, Minichess, Shogi, Minishogi, Crazyhouse; game history sidebar; customizable interface, FICS support: play, examine and observe games, interact using a text console; load, edit and save chess and shogi games; XBoard-compatible chess / GNU Shogi engine support - [[https://github.com/pcapriotti/kaya | GitHub]] - project is no longer maintained by its author; he said: " I'm afraid I don't have any executables. You need to install both [[https://www.ruby-lang.org/en | Ruby]] and (at least) [[https://github.com/ryanmelt/qtbindings | QtRuby]] to run Kaya. You don't actually need the KDE binding (which is probably a pain to install on Windows). It used to work fine with older versions of QtRuby, but you'd probably need to make some minor modifications to be able to run it with current versions. Ruby v1.9, Qt or KDE bindings certainly < v5.0"   *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20160422195140/http://www.paolocapriotti.com/kaya/ | Kaya]] - [[https://github.com/pcapriotti/kaya/releases | Download]] - KDE board game suite by Paolo Capriotti - supported games: Chess, Minichess, Shogi, Minishogi, Crazyhouse; game history sidebar; customizable interface, FICS support: play, examine and observe games, interact using a text console; load, edit and save chess and shogi games; XBoard-compatible chess / GNU Shogi engine support - [[https://github.com/pcapriotti/kaya | GitHub]] - project is no longer maintained by its author; he said: " I'm afraid I don't have any executables. You need to install both [[https://www.ruby-lang.org/en | Ruby]] and (at least) [[https://github.com/ryanmelt/qtbindings | QtRuby]] to run Kaya. You don't actually need the KDE binding (which is probably a pain to install on Windows). It used to work fine with older versions of QtRuby, but you'd probably need to make some minor modifications to be able to run it with current versions. Ruby v1.9, Qt or KDE bindings certainly < v5.0"
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  *[[http://replay.waybackmachine.org/20081021223908/http://luna-azul.awardspace.com/miigu-es.html | miIGU - mi interfaz gráfica de usuario]] - interface for UCI engines, especially for Chess Vision Trainer; contains opening book editor / PGN; (NET-Framework 2.0) by José Portillo Parra   *[[http://replay.waybackmachine.org/20081021223908/http://luna-azul.awardspace.com/miigu-es.html | miIGU - mi interfaz gráfica de usuario]] - interface for UCI engines, especially for Chess Vision Trainer; contains opening book editor / PGN; (NET-Framework 2.0) by José Portillo Parra
-  *[[http://gna.org/projects/omaha | Omaha board game GUI (Gna! project)]] - a (wannabe) graphical interface by Yann Dirson to play arbitrary board games, aiming to be completely extensible by plugins; created for checkers, (mini-)shogi, chess, go etc. PGN-format, AI: XBoard protocol (GNU Chess, Fairy-Max) - [[http://repo.or.cz/omaha.git/bundles | Bundles]] - [[http://repo.or.cz/w/omaha.git/blob_plain/HEAD:/README | Readme]]+  *[[https://github.com/fohristiwhirl/nibbler | Nibbler]] - interface by fohristiwhirl for mostly Leela Chess Zero -  another UCI engine should at least run, but various things about the display will be off. In addition, to get more info from the engine, we send a command to the engine which (as a side-effect) weakens non-NN engines - [[https://lczero.org/networks | Networks]] - [[http://blog.lczero.org/2018/09/guide-setting-up-leela-on-chess-gui.html | Setting up Leela on a graphical user interface]] 
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 +  *[[https://gitlab.com/ydirson/omaha | Omaha board game GUI (Gna! project)]] - a (wannabe) graphical interface by Yann Dirson to play arbitrary board games, aiming to be completely extensible by plugins; created for checkers, (mini-)shogi, chess, go etc. PGN-format, AI: XBoard protocol (GNU Chess, Fairy-Max) - [[http://repo.or.cz/omaha.git/bundles | Bundles]] - [[https://web.archive.org/web/20170206042516/http://gna.org/projects/omaha| Wayback Archive]]
  *[[http://www.dashstofsk.net/penguin.html | Penguin]] - PGN Editor by Dariusz Stachowski, freeware for Windows; allows the analysis of positions with the help of UCI engines (tested with Fruit / Houdini / Shredder Classic / Toga) - but WinBoard is not supported yet, store respectively replay games and a quick launch of a chessboard on the desktop   *[[http://www.dashstofsk.net/penguin.html | Penguin]] - PGN Editor by Dariusz Stachowski, freeware for Windows; allows the analysis of positions with the help of UCI engines (tested with Fruit / Houdini / Shredder Classic / Toga) - but WinBoard is not supported yet, store respectively replay games and a quick launch of a chessboard on the desktop
-  *[[ http://chessok.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_26_36 | Peshk@ Training Courses]] - free software by ChessOK for training and improvement, but less qualified for playing and analysis (very low abilities of engines); has no Aquarium-compatibility with an entirely other interface; Rybka 2.3.2a engine included; [[http://chessok.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=7_26 | Download Chess Courses]] - [[http://chessok.com/?p=22223 | Introduction]] - [[http://chessok.com/?p=22563 |Dadi Jonsson «Peshk@ Training Courses»]] - in Peshk@ also no dialogue in interface for adding new UCI or WinBoard Engines; but as in Chess king, this may be done by editing some file (Convekta support).+  *[[https://chessok.com/?page_id=27480 | Peshk@]] - free software by ChessOK for training and improvement, but less qualified for playing and analysis (very low abilities of engines); has no Aquarium-compatibility with an entirely other interface; Rybka 2.3.2a engine included - [[https://chessok.com/peshka | Download]] - in Peshk@ also no dialogue in interface for adding new UCI or WinBoard Engines; but as in Chess king, this may be done by editing some file (Convekta support).
  *[[http://wayback.archive.org/web/*/http://www.go-pirat.de/download/* | Pirat]] - WinBoard (via converter) / UCI by Softwareentwicklung Wolf & Wolf; (commercial product with built-in Pirat engine and Autoplayer 232); trial version for 90 days ~ setup of unregistered edition, after this period you have to acquire a personal licence key including an update of engine respectively interface   *[[http://wayback.archive.org/web/*/http://www.go-pirat.de/download/* | Pirat]] - WinBoard (via converter) / UCI by Softwareentwicklung Wolf & Wolf; (commercial product with built-in Pirat engine and Autoplayer 232); trial version for 90 days ~ setup of unregistered edition, after this period you have to acquire a personal licence key including an update of engine respectively interface
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 +  *[[https://www.softportal.com/getsoft-3804-pragmatichess-1.html | PragmatiChess]] - program for Classical / FRC by Vadim Chizhov with UCI support -  3d and 2d boards directly on your desktop - application is  from 2006 and will not be updated if contains errors - try context menu, right button mouse click under board
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  *[[http://web.tiscali.it/chessprograms | Proteus Chess]] - WinBoard-compatible GUI for engines like Crafty, Faile or LarsenVB (Italian language); a click on the link "Scacchi E Informatica" under the shreenshot of this interface leads to a yahoo-group with identical URL - an old Visual Basic 6 project , probably stored on a  dismissed PC (Alessandro Morales)   *[[http://web.tiscali.it/chessprograms | Proteus Chess]] - WinBoard-compatible GUI for engines like Crafty, Faile or LarsenVB (Italian language); a click on the link "Scacchi E Informatica" under the shreenshot of this interface leads to a yahoo-group with identical URL - an old Visual Basic 6 project , probably stored on a  dismissed PC (Alessandro Morales)
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  *[[https://github.com/bugsduggan/pyfish | Pyfish]] - simple CLI interface for UCI engines by Tom Leaman which plays with the default settings apart from the opening book   *[[https://github.com/bugsduggan/pyfish | Pyfish]] - simple CLI interface for UCI engines by Tom Leaman which plays with the default settings apart from the opening book
-  *[[https://github.com/niklasf/python-chess | Python Chess]] - pure Python chess library by Niklas Fiekas with move generation and validation, PGN parsing and writing, Polyglot opening book reading, Gaviota tablebase probing, Syzygy tablebase probing and UCI engine communication; experimental XBoard engine support+  *[[https://github.com/fsmosca/Python-Easy-Chess-GUI | Python Easy Chess GUI]] - a graphical interface by Ferdinand Mosca with UCI-support including the engines CDrill and Deuterium based from Python using [[https://github.com/asweigart/pyperclip | Pyperclip]] - [[https://github.com/PySimpleGUI/PySimpleGUI | PySimpleGUI]] - [[https://github.com/niklasf/python-chess | Python-Chess]] modules. Users can also load a chess engine and play with it. This program is based on a demo chess against ai from PySimpleGUI.
  *[[https://sourceforge.net/projects/xqwizard/files/3.%20Qianhong%20Xiangqi | Qianhong]] - application for Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) by Jeremy Craner; [[http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/XQucci.html | Plug-Ins]] are separate AI engines that can be played with Qianhong > "Plugins" subdirectory under the Qianhong installation directory - when you play against the computer, you can select which plugin to play against using the "Choose AI" option in the "Game Setup" box - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/xqwizard/files/4.%20ElephantEye | ElephantEye]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/ki11egg | K11egg]] - [[http://xiang-qi.appspot.com/software.html | VSCCP]]   *[[https://sourceforge.net/projects/xqwizard/files/3.%20Qianhong%20Xiangqi | Qianhong]] - application for Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) by Jeremy Craner; [[http://home.hccnet.nl/h.g.muller/XQucci.html | Plug-Ins]] are separate AI engines that can be played with Qianhong > "Plugins" subdirectory under the Qianhong installation directory - when you play against the computer, you can select which plugin to play against using the "Choose AI" option in the "Game Setup" box - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/xqwizard/files/4.%20ElephantEye | ElephantEye]] - [[https://sourceforge.net/projects/ki11egg | K11egg]] - [[http://xiang-qi.appspot.com/software.html | VSCCP]]
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-  *[[http://quasimodo.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/quasimodo | Quasimodo]] - interface by Eugen Covaci for playing and analyzing chess games, managing databases; UCI [(Basic)Engine Handler - Engine Plug-In (Java)}] and FICS support; contains several internet features (Java) like client-command-session-user, has SQL-file, too 
  *[[https://github.com/sznaider/qtchess | qtchess]] - Incomplete chess GUI by Mateusz Krawiec talking with chess engines via UCI and importing positions from FEN strings.   *[[https://github.com/sznaider/qtchess | qtchess]] - Incomplete chess GUI by Mateusz Krawiec talking with chess engines via UCI and importing positions from FEN strings.
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  *[[https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5Ao6h_yMCl6eXNzdDVGVE1aNGM | Shaker]] - [[http://macechess.blogspot.de/2014/10/some-more-gui-fun.html |  Blogspot]] - GUI by Thomas Petzke (including Stockfish) for UCI-compatible engines   *[[https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5Ao6h_yMCl6eXNzdDVGVE1aNGM | Shaker]] - [[http://macechess.blogspot.de/2014/10/some-more-gui-fun.html |  Blogspot]] - GUI by Thomas Petzke (including Stockfish) for UCI-compatible engines
-  *[[https://github.com/ak110/ShogiBoard/releases | ShogiBoard]] - a Shogi (Japanese chess) frontend for USI-compatible engines like [[http://ak110.github.io | Blunder]] by Akira Shimoyama+  *[[https://github.com/ak110/ShogiBoard/releases | ShogiBoard]] - a Shogi (Japanese chess) frontend for USI-compatible engines by Akira Shimoyama
-  *[[http://www.geocities.jp/shogidokoro | Shogidokoro]] - Shogi-Office, a graphical interface for Japanese Chess engines working with USI-protocol by ishik (email:ishik@dc4.so-net.ne.jp) ; [[http://www.geocities.jp/shogidokoro/download.html | Download]] - the forum website  [[http://www2.ezbbs.net/09/shogidokoro | EZBBS]] rejects obviously email-messages outside of Japan; available in English language too+  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20181012172046/http://www.geocities.jp/shogidokoro/index.html | Shogidokoro]] -    [[https://web.archive.org/web/20181012172046/http://www.geocities.jp/shogidokoro/download/Shogidokoro.zip | Download]] - Shogi-Office, a graphical interface for Japanese Chess engines working with USI-protocol by ishik (email:ishik@dc4.so-net.ne.jp); the forum website  [[http://www2.ezbbs.net/09/shogidokoro | EZBBS]] rejects obviously email-messages outside of Japan; available in English language too
-  *[[https://sites.google.com/site/shogixyz/home/shogigui | ShogiGUI]] - Shogi (Japanese Chess) Interface for USI-compatible engines like GPSfish (built-in program) by shogi.xyz; [[http://shogigui.siganus.com | Download]] [[https://sites.google.com/site/shogixyz/home/lian-luo-xian | Support]] - available in English and German language too+  *[[http://shogigui.siganus.com | ShogiGUI]] - Shogi (Japanese Chess) Interface for USI-compatible engines like GPSfish (built-in program) by shogi.xyz; - available in English and German language too
  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20151004012952/http://www.sigmachess.com/home.html | SigmaChess]] - previous commercial Mac OS X - application by Ole K. Christensen; (with built-in engine) is freeware now and has a lot of features like UCI-support / databases / PGN / library etc.; no compatibility to the current edition 10.7 (Lion) from Apple - see [[http://code.google.com/p/sigma-chess | author´s website]] for further informations   *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20151004012952/http://www.sigmachess.com/home.html | SigmaChess]] - previous commercial Mac OS X - application by Ole K. Christensen; (with built-in engine) is freeware now and has a lot of features like UCI-support / databases / PGN / library etc.; no compatibility to the current edition 10.7 (Lion) from Apple - see [[http://code.google.com/p/sigma-chess | author´s website]] for further informations
  *[[http://www.computer-chess.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=computer_chess:wiki:download:minichessai-1.20.zip | Simple Chess]] - a graphical user interface for Winboard engines by Marcin Gardyjan. It comes with its own engine MiniChessAI. The level of the engine can be adjusted in a number of different ways, and there is a choice of playing styles from calm to aggressive   *[[http://www.computer-chess.org/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=computer_chess:wiki:download:minichessai-1.20.zip | Simple Chess]] - a graphical user interface for Winboard engines by Marcin Gardyjan. It comes with its own engine MiniChessAI. The level of the engine can be adjusted in a number of different ways, and there is a choice of playing styles from calm to aggressive
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 +  *[[https://github.com/hsav/simple-chess-front | Simple Chess Front]] - A Java Swing application by hsav that acts as a chess front (also known as a Chess GUI) for chess engines supporting the Universal Chess Interface protocol (UCI). A chess front is a program that does not play chess by itself but instead it knows how to connect to a chess engine which does know how to play, however it does not have any visible user interface (not a user-friendly one anyway). Currently the following features are supported: manage chess engines' configurations - play against a (remote) chess engine i.e. connect to UCI server or matches between programs - expose a chess engine as a server - set up a board with a custom position, supporting copy/paste of positions in Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN) - provide the ability to stop/pause/close a game - save/load/browse games in Portable Game Notation (PGN)
  *[[http://zipproth.com/#ui-tabs-1 | Sirius]] - an announced front-end by Stefan Zipproth which comes with the Cerebellum Library,  (innovative chess analysis tool and opening book) and BrainFish Chess; release date ~ probably at the end of 2016; another project is [[http://www.zipproth.com/jetchess/index.html | JetChess]], an implementation of a fast move generator   *[[http://zipproth.com/#ui-tabs-1 | Sirius]] - an announced front-end by Stefan Zipproth which comes with the Cerebellum Library,  (innovative chess analysis tool and opening book) and BrainFish Chess; release date ~ probably at the end of 2016; another project is [[http://www.zipproth.com/jetchess/index.html | JetChess]], an implementation of a fast move generator
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  *[[https://sourceforge.net/projects/sjce/ | Strong Java Chess Engines Game]] by Roman Koldaev a.k.a harp07 - SJCE a.k.a. Strong Java Chess Engines, is a cross-platform graphical chess game including the following java xboard/winboard and uci chess engines: Alf, Animats Chess, ArabianKnight, Bagatur, BremboCE, CalculonX, Carballo, Cave Chess, Chess 22k, ChessbotX, Cuckoo Chess, Cupcake, DeepBrutePos, Eden, Fischerle, Flux, Frank Walter, Frittle, Gladiator, GNU Chess (Chessbox), Javalin, JChecs, JChess, KingsOut, Krudo (removed) , Magnum, Mediocre, OliThink, Phoenix, Presbyter, Pulse, Rival, Rumney, Talvmenni, Tiffanys, Tri-language Open Source Chess, Unidexter, Ziggy   *[[https://sourceforge.net/projects/sjce/ | Strong Java Chess Engines Game]] by Roman Koldaev a.k.a harp07 - SJCE a.k.a. Strong Java Chess Engines, is a cross-platform graphical chess game including the following java xboard/winboard and uci chess engines: Alf, Animats Chess, ArabianKnight, Bagatur, BremboCE, CalculonX, Carballo, Cave Chess, Chess 22k, ChessbotX, Cuckoo Chess, Cupcake, DeepBrutePos, Eden, Fischerle, Flux, Frank Walter, Frittle, Gladiator, GNU Chess (Chessbox), Javalin, JChecs, JChess, KingsOut, Krudo (removed) , Magnum, Mediocre, OliThink, Phoenix, Presbyter, Pulse, Rival, Rumney, Talvmenni, Tiffanys, Tri-language Open Source Chess, Unidexter, Ziggy
-  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20071031104734/http://www.tagua-project.org | Tagua (formerly KBoard)]]- generic boardgame application for chess, shogi, xiangqi etc. by Paolo Capriotti, Maurizio Monge and Yann Dirson; supports the XBoard protocol and is suitable to online play like FICS / ICC; requires KDE 4.x / Qt4 / boost 1.33; see [[http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=tagua | Debian]] - [[http://freshmeat.net/projects/tagua/?branch_id=71334&release_id=275681 | Freecode]] - [[http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php/KBoard?content=46250 | KDE]] - [[https://bugs.launchpad.net/+search?field.text=Tagua | Launchpad]] -  project seems to be finished+  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20080723160326/http://tagua-project.org/ | Tagua (formerly KBoard)]] - [[https://www.linux-user.de/ausgabe/2007/11/022-news-kde/index.html | Screenshot]] - generic boardgame application for chess, shogi, xiangqi etc. by Paolo Capriotti, Maurizio Monge and Yann Dirson; supports the XBoard protocol and is suitable to online play like FICS / ICC; requires KDE 4.x / Qt4 / boost 1.33; project seems to be finished
  *[[https://github.com/imor/uci | UCI]] by Raminder Singh is a console-based application which has the functionality of a UCI Chess GUI, but without a graphical interface - currently Stockfish is bundled with UCI and though in principle other UCI engines can be used neither any other engine has been tested nor does UCI automatically recognize new engines placed under the engines folder   *[[https://github.com/imor/uci | UCI]] by Raminder Singh is a console-based application which has the functionality of a UCI Chess GUI, but without a graphical interface - currently Stockfish is bundled with UCI and though in principle other UCI engines can be used neither any other engine has been tested nor does UCI automatically recognize new engines placed under the engines folder
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  *[[https://github.com/revov/uci-gui | UCI-GUI]] by Stoyan Revov - This project is created as part of the Software Technologies course at Plovdiv University. The idea is to provide a web based platform for chess game analysis with UCI engines, a back-end is Stockfish Chess.   *[[https://github.com/revov/uci-gui | UCI-GUI]] by Stoyan Revov - This project is created as part of the Software Technologies course at Plovdiv University. The idea is to provide a web based platform for chess game analysis with UCI engines, a back-end is Stockfish Chess.
-  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.onnochess.com/ufte.html | Ultra Fast Tournament Environment]] - UFTE is command line tool for WinBoard / UCI chess engines by Onno Garms with the features : reads list of engines from a file, reads list of openings from a file (not PGN for simplicity of implementation, format is "e2e4 e7e5 g1f3", one opening per line), plays the first engine against all other engines with all openings and both colors fixed nodes per move - so results are independent of system load, individual number of nodes for each engine - so you can let weaker opponents think longer and/or adapt for different NPS, writes results in a CSV file, one result per line, writes games in a file, one game per line in the same format like the openings when restarted after an interrupt, reads above files to start with the game that was interrupted checks moves for legality, is based on Fruit for this feature no parallelization +  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20160326141322/http://www.onnochess.com/index.html?ufte.html | Ultra Fast Tournament Environment]] - UFTE is command line tool for WinBoard / UCI chess engines by Onno Garms with the features : reads list of engines from a file, reads list of openings from a file (not PGN for simplicity of implementation, format is "e2e4 e7e5 g1f3", one opening per line), plays the first engine against all other engines with all openings and both colors fixed nodes per move - so results are independent of system load, individual number of nodes for each engine - so you can let weaker opponents think longer and/or adapt for different NPS, writes results in a CSV file, one result per line, writes games in a file, one game per line in the same format like the openings when restarted after an interrupt, reads above files to start with the game that was interrupted checks moves for legality, is based on Fruit for this feature no parallelization
  *[[https://github.com/flok99/UltraTalk | UltraTalk]] by Folkert van Heusden - Interface UltraChess running on OpenMSX to any other UCI chess program to determine ELO rating. Requirements: apt-get install python3-pip / pip3 install python-chess / apt-get install gnuchess-book / OpenMSX + ROMs for running a virtual MSX; only usuable with [[https://www.generation-msx.nl/software/aackosoft/ultra-chess/release/2408 | Ultra Chess]] - [[  https://vanheusden.com/misc/blog/2018-09-08.php | Interfacing an Emulator]]   *[[https://github.com/flok99/UltraTalk | UltraTalk]] by Folkert van Heusden - Interface UltraChess running on OpenMSX to any other UCI chess program to determine ELO rating. Requirements: apt-get install python3-pip / pip3 install python-chess / apt-get install gnuchess-book / OpenMSX + ROMs for running a virtual MSX; only usuable with [[https://www.generation-msx.nl/software/aackosoft/ultra-chess/release/2408 | Ultra Chess]] - [[  https://vanheusden.com/misc/blog/2018-09-08.php | Interfacing an Emulator]]
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  *[[https://sourceforge.net/projects/xqwizard | Xiangqi Wizard]] - powerful XiangQi (Chinese chess) program by XQBase which supports [[http://www.xqbase.com/league/enginelist.htm | UCCI engines]]; ElephantEye built-in; XQWizard Light is the Mobile version for Windows CE and Java ME   *[[https://sourceforge.net/projects/xqwizard | Xiangqi Wizard]] - powerful XiangQi (Chinese chess) program by XQBase which supports [[http://www.xqbase.com/league/enginelist.htm | UCCI engines]]; ElephantEye built-in; XQWizard Light is the Mobile version for Windows CE and Java ME
-  *[[https://github.com/matematiko/YaYxp | YaYxp]] by matematiko is called "Yet another YtoICS for Xiangqi at Playxiangqi", an ICS (Internet Chess Server) emulator for connecting WinBoard/Xboard to [[http://www.playxiangqi.com | Playxiangqi]]+  *[[https://github.com/matematiko/YaYxp | YaYxp]] by matematiko is called "Yet another YtoICS for Xiangqi at Playxiangqi", an ICS (Internet Chess Server) emulator for connecting WinBoard/Xboard to [[https://web.archive.org/web/20171012224449/http://www.playxiangqi.com/ | Playxiangqi]]
  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20040416235511/http://www.ychess.com | YChess]] - WB (with adapter) and UCI protocol; interface for own chess engine, shareware (no longer available at Kagi supplier store); trial version for 30 days; supports the features Autoplayer 232, commenting / annotation of moves, Endgame Generator (egtbgen); no direct support by its author Roman Antonczyk, this website was last modified in the year 2004 - [[http://archive.org/details/YChess_1020 | Edition from 1995]] - [[http://www.multiweb.cz/max.rubin/download.htm | YChess (DOS)]]   *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20040416235511/http://www.ychess.com | YChess]] - WB (with adapter) and UCI protocol; interface for own chess engine, shareware (no longer available at Kagi supplier store); trial version for 30 days; supports the features Autoplayer 232, commenting / annotation of moves, Endgame Generator (egtbgen); no direct support by its author Roman Antonczyk, this website was last modified in the year 2004 - [[http://archive.org/details/YChess_1020 | Edition from 1995]] - [[http://www.multiweb.cz/max.rubin/download.htm | YChess (DOS)]]
-  *[[https://github.com/FireFather/Zentropy | Zentropy GUI]] - UCI chess engine GUI for Windows by Norman Schmidt , based on and developed from BerldChess https://github.com/Bernton/BerldChess - ChessDotNet https://github.com/ProgramFOX/Chess.NET - ChessEngineInterface .NET .dll assembly Features:  4 move sounds (move, capture, check, and castle) - 5 time controls: move + inc., fixed depth, fixed time, fixed nodes, infinite - attractive chess piece sets w/ gradient shadow and adjustable scale factor - board squares can use colors or images, with opacity control - choice of 'sequential' or 'random' for opening book position selection - configurable best move and last move indicators respectively  draw and resign adjudication / pause between games - dark mode - engine logo display (100 x 50) - engine vs. engine matches - FEN position copy/paste buttons - clip board control - full support for TT and Unicode chess fonts -  customizable user interface, adjustable splitters, panel - hide/unhide, etc. - live game move-by-move save to PGN file (suitable for web broadcast) - options (including engine config) can be changed 'on-the-fly' (during a game) - multiPV support - move arrow colors are calculated/graded from red to green according to eval score - opening book creation and usage (import PGN to FEN) - optional board border, square outlines, and coordinate display / extended move information for UI and PGN (engine eval + depth) / legal move display - real-time engine LOS (likelihood of superiority) calculation+  *[[https://github.com/FireFather/Zentropy | Zentropy GUI]] - UCI chess engine GUI for Windows by Norman Schmidt , based on and developed from [[https://github.com/Bernton/BerldChess | BerldChess]] - [[https://github.com/ProgramFOX/Chess.NET | ChessDotNet]] - ChessEngineInterface .NET .dll assembly Features:  4 move sounds (move, capture, check, and castle) - 5 time controls: move + inc., fixed depth, fixed time, fixed nodes, infinite - attractive chess piece sets w/ gradient shadow and adjustable scale factor - board squares can use colors or images, with opacity control - choice of 'sequential' or 'random' for opening book position selection - configurable best move and last move indicators respectively  draw and resign adjudication / pause between games - dark mode - engine logo display (100 x 50) - engine vs. engine matches - FEN position copy/paste buttons - clip board control - full support for TT and Unicode chess fonts -  customizable user interface, adjustable splitters, panel - hide/unhide, etc. - live game move-by-move save to PGN file (suitable for web broadcast) - options (including engine config) can be changed 'on-the-fly' (during a game) - multiPV support - move arrow colors are calculated/graded from red to green according to eval score - opening book creation and usage (import PGN to FEN) - optional board border, square outlines, and coordinate display / extended move information for UI and PGN (engine eval + depth) / legal move display - real-time engine LOS (likelihood of superiority) calculation
  *[[https://sjeng.org/ftp/zhc_v020.exe | Zhouse/Crazyhouse Challenger]] by Zon Juan Jan, a graphical interface for Winboard compatible Crazyhouse engines; included are Crackwhore (no executable file), Crazybot, Deepbug, Sjeng, and Sunsetter   *[[https://sjeng.org/ftp/zhc_v020.exe | Zhouse/Crazyhouse Challenger]] by Zon Juan Jan, a graphical interface for Winboard compatible Crazyhouse engines; included are Crackwhore (no executable file), Crazybot, Deepbug, Sjeng, and Sunsetter
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  *[[https://github.com/PadawanBreslau/ZPionka  | Zpionka]] by Padawan Breslau - web application for viewing and commenting chess games; future project is the implementation of UCI   *[[https://github.com/PadawanBreslau/ZPionka  | Zpionka]] by Padawan Breslau - web application for viewing and commenting chess games; future project is the implementation of UCI
-  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20080317145831/http://zugzwang.sourceforge.net | Zugzwang]]- GUI for Crafty or other XBoard-compatible chess engines by Ralf Smikalla; chess client - suitable for browse PGN files; written in C++; for installing the components Qt toolkit 3.x (3.1.2) / GNU flex 2.x (2.5.4) / C++ compiler GNU g++ 3.3.2 are required; optional are Zugzwang BIN PATH / LIB PATH / ROOT PATH / DOC PATH; operating systems are POSIX (Linux / BSD / Unix like OSes) - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20121113071133/http://sourceforge.net/projects/zugzwang | SourceForge]]+  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20080317145831/http://zugzwang.sourceforge.net | Zugzwang]]- GUI for Crafty or other XBoard-compatible chess engines by Ralf Smikalla; chess client - suitable for browse PGN files; written in C++; for installing the components Qt toolkit 3.x (3.1.2) / GNU flex 2.x (2.5.4) / C++ compiler GNU g++ 3.3.2 are required; optional are Zugzwang BIN PATH / LIB PATH / ROOT PATH / DOC PATH; operating systems are POSIX (Linux / BSD / Unix like OSes) - as of 2010-11-28, this project is no longer under active development 
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**Primary tools:** **Primary tools:**
-  *[[http://kannan.jumbledthoughts.com/index.php/chess-uci-protocol-tracer-utility | Chess UCI Protocol Tracer Utility]] - A tool by Kannan Ramanathan, an UCI-only equivalent of InBetween. Disclaimer by the author: Note that this is not production ready code and meant to be used only for learning purpose. This utility is not even in Alpha stage, so am not responsible for any kind of damage that may occur by using this tool. - [[http://uciplug.codeplex.com | CodePlex Project Hosting for Open Source Software]]+  *[[https://web.archive.org/web/20160414081437/http://kannan.jumbledthoughts.com/index.php/chess-uci-protocol-tracer-utility | Chess UCI Protocol Tracer Utility]] - A tool by Kannan Ramanathan, an UCI-only equivalent of InBetween. Disclaimer by the author: Note that this is not production ready code and meant to be used only for learning purpose. This utility is not even in Alpha stage, so am not responsible for any kind of damage that may occur by using this tool. - [[http://uciplug.codeplex.com | CodePlex Project Hosting for Open Source Software]]
  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20101007074804/http://home.online.no/~malin/sjakk | InBetween]] - A tool by Odd Gunnar Malin that can help debug a communication problem between an adapter and a GUI.   *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20101007074804/http://home.online.no/~malin/sjakk | InBetween]] - A tool by Odd Gunnar Malin that can help debug a communication problem between an adapter and a GUI.
  *[[http://www.geenvis.net/pg.html | Polyglot]] - A modified tool from Fabien Letouzey´s [[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm | Original]] that lets a UCI engine operate as if it were a WB engine. The link is to Fonzy Bluemers' version which does not require cygwin.dll file. A new edition which can be used as book engine for Polyglot books on UCI-compatible interfaces is Michel Van den Bergh´s [[http://hardy.uhasselt.be/Toga/polyglot-release | Current Release]] or [[http://hardy.uhasselt.be/personal/vdbergh/Toga/polyglot-release | another author´s page]]   *[[http://www.geenvis.net/pg.html | Polyglot]] - A modified tool from Fabien Letouzey´s [[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm | Original]] that lets a UCI engine operate as if it were a WB engine. The link is to Fonzy Bluemers' version which does not require cygwin.dll file. A new edition which can be used as book engine for Polyglot books on UCI-compatible interfaces is Michel Van den Bergh´s [[http://hardy.uhasselt.be/Toga/polyglot-release | Current Release]] or [[http://hardy.uhasselt.be/personal/vdbergh/Toga/polyglot-release | another author´s page]]
  *[[http://chessprograms.260mb.com | PolyglotGUI]] - An interface by Alex Guerrero to create Polyglot.ini files ~ UCI engines   *[[http://chessprograms.260mb.com | PolyglotGUI]] - An interface by Alex Guerrero to create Polyglot.ini files ~ UCI engines
-  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm |UCI2WB]] - A tool by Roland Pfister that lets a UCI engine operate as if it were a WB engine. +  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm | UCI2WB]] - A tool by Roland Pfister that lets a UCI engine operate as if it were a WB engine. 
-  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20020611182830/http://home.online.no/~malin/sjakk/Wb2Uci | WB2UCI]] - A tool by Odd Gunnar Malin that lets a WB engine operate as if it were a UCI engine. Note therefore download-link [[http://americanfoot.free.fr/echecs/suisse/fichiers.htm | "wbconf.zip"  (French) from 7th August 2006]] - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20130721064740/http://www.superchessengine.com/wb_engine.htm | WinBoard engine under Fritz-GUI]] - [[http://horizonchess.com/FAQ/Winboard/Winboard5.html |Section E - Winboard engines in other GUI]] +  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20020611182830/http://home.online.no/~malin/sjakk/Wb2Uci | WB2UCI]] - A tool by Odd Gunnar Malin that lets a WB engine operate as if it were a UCI engine. Note therefore download-link [[http://americanfoot.free.fr/echecs/suisse/fichiers.htm | WB2UCI collection (French)]] - [[http://web.archive.org/web/20130721064740/http://www.superchessengine.com/wb_engine.htm | WinBoard engine under Fritz-GUI]] - [[http://horizonchess.com/FAQ/Winboard/Winboard5.html |Section E - Winboard engines in other GUI]]
   
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  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20140724074729/http://home.arcor.de/bernhard.wallner/netChess.html | netChess]] - Utility program by Bernhard Wallner; facilitates the communication between an interface and a chess engine on remote computer systems that are connected over TCP/IP   *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20140724074729/http://home.arcor.de/bernhard.wallner/netChess.html | netChess]] - Utility program by Bernhard Wallner; facilitates the communication between an interface and a chess engine on remote computer systems that are connected over TCP/IP
  *[[http://hgm.nubati.net/p2p.html | P2P]] - by H.G.M for connecting two XBoard GUIs over a network , see [[http://hgm.nubati.net/p2p | Linux binary]] respectively [[http://hgm.nubati.net/p2p.zip | Windows executable]]   *[[http://hgm.nubati.net/p2p.html | P2P]] - by H.G.M for connecting two XBoard GUIs over a network , see [[http://hgm.nubati.net/p2p | Linux binary]] respectively [[http://hgm.nubati.net/p2p.zip | Windows executable]]
-  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm | SmartBoard-WB]] - Winboard driver for SmartBoard by Jens Lukas. A detailed description with screenshots is given in French by [[http://lefouduroi.pagesperso-orange.fr/smartboard.htm | Patrick Libaert who has left us in 2002.]]+  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm | SmartBoard-WB]] - Winboard driver for SmartBoard by Jens Lukas. A detailed description with screenshots is given in French by [[http://lefouduroi.pagesperso-orange.fr/smartboard.htm | Patrick Libaert]] who has left us in 2002.
  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm |WBAuto232]] - WinBoard Autoplayer 232 by Eberhard Boerger. Driver for games on chess server.   *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20150213221444/http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/html/download.htm |WBAuto232]] - WinBoard Autoplayer 232 by Eberhard Boerger. Driver for games on chess server.
  *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20120717043706/http://www.magnetargames.com/Products/Chronos/WinBoard.htm | WinBoard Chronos Adapter]] by Magnetar Games especially designed for the application [[http://web.archive.org/web/20120717043616/http://www.magnetargames.com/Products/Chronos | Chronos]]   *[[http://web.archive.org/web/20120717043706/http://www.magnetargames.com/Products/Chronos/WinBoard.htm | WinBoard Chronos Adapter]] by Magnetar Games especially designed for the application [[http://web.archive.org/web/20120717043616/http://www.magnetargames.com/Products/Chronos | Chronos]]

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