Projects / Knights


Knights aims to be the ultimate chess resource on your computer. Written for the K Desktop Environment, it's designed to be both friendly to new chess players and functional for Grand Masters. It supports play against many opponents, including yourself, computer opponents, live Internet players, and against friends via email. It also sports highly customizable graphics and sound.

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Recent releases

  •  17 Aug 2012 09:18

    Release Notes: This version brings a port to the new KDEGames library, compatible with KDE Platform 4.9.

    •  30 Apr 2012 09:32

      Release Notes: This release has support for the UCI protocol, setting the difficulty level of chess engines, game history display, loading and saving PGN files, and a handful of usability fixes.

      •  04 Nov 2011 23:29

        Release Notes: This version brings voice support, the possibility of external control by D-Bus, and a couple of bugfixes.

        •  21 May 2011 11:43

          Release Notes: Some bugs in piece movement were fixed.

          •  07 Feb 2005 08:07

            Release Notes: This version introduced chess via email, experimental support for Crazyhouse and Suicide variants, and a refined GUI and tab management system, and fixed several critical bugs. This beta version is untranslated.


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