Projects / XBoard and WinBoard.

XBoard and WinBoard.

XBoard is a graphical chessboard for X that can serve as a user interface to play against any of a variety of chess engines that run on your local machine, or against human or computer opponents on an Internet chess server. XBoard can also be used by itself to read and write game files in PGN (portable game notation). WinBoard is a port of XBoard to Microsoft Win32.

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Recent releases

  •  04 Mar 2013 02:10

    Release Notes: Many new features and some bugfixes.

    •  27 Feb 2011 06:26

      Release Notes: Some bugs were fixed.

      •  27 Feb 2011 06:24

        Release Notes: Lots of new features were added.

        •  27 Feb 2011 06:23

          Release Notes: This release includes several bugfixes.

          •  25 Apr 2010 22:27

            Release Notes: Bugfixes and some new features.

            Recent comments

            19 Dec 2001 09:45 kunnk

            This is the best chess interface for *nix, in my opinion. It has LOT features and is very stable. But GUI looks dated.
            If you want chess interface with more modern GUI for *nix, i recommend to look eboard or knights.

            11 Mar 2000 08:51 rarez

            xboard 4.0.5
            As of xboard 4.0.5 i think that it's a much better than gnomechess.gnuchess is not as clear on the visualizalation part.


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