Samuel is a game derived from guicheckers that allows you to play English draughts or American checkers. It features the ability to change the level of play from beginner to expert, load and save games, and edit the board position. It has a fairly strong engine written in C++ coupled to a PyGTK frontend GUI.
gShogi is a Shogi (Japanese chess) game. It features loading and saving of games, setting the level of play, retracting moves, choosing Eastern or Western pieces, opening book, resizing the board, and support for USI engines. gShogi is based on GNU Shogi. It uses engine code and graphics for the board pieces from GNU Shogi. It has a new front end GUI for GNOME.