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Chess Titans Alternatives for Linux

Chess Titans is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is XBoard, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Chess Titans and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Chess Titans are Lucas Chess, Arena, Shredder Chess and Jin.

Chess Titans alternatives are mainly Chess Apps but may also be Board Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Chess Titans.
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    XBoard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    XBoard, also known as WinBoard on Microsoft operating systems, is a free graphical user interface client developed by Tim Mann that is compatible with various chess engines that support the Xboard Communication Protocol such as GNU Chess.

    ⚫︎ PortableXBoard can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Lucas Chess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    The aim is to play chess against the computer with increasing levels of difficulty and with a limited number of hints that are given by a chess tutor.

    ⚫︎ PortableLucas Chess can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Arena

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Arena is a free Graphical User Interface (GUI) for chess. Arena helps you in analyzing and playing games as well as in testing chess engines. It runs on Linux or Windows. Arena is compatible to UCI and Winboard protocols.

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    Shredder Chess

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Java Mobile
    • iPad

    The Shredder chess programs by Stefan Meyer-Kahlen provide a game playing and analysis tool for everybody and are accepted as one of the best chess programs of the world.

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    Jin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Jin is an open source, cross platform, graphical client for chess servers, written in Java. Jin can run either as a standalone application (available at this website) or as an applet, directly from your browser (available at the chess server's website).

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    eboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    eboard is a chess interface for Unix-like systems (GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, etc.) based on the GTK+ GUI toolkit. It provides a chess board interface to ICS (Internet Chess Servers) like FICS and to chess engines like GNU Chess, Sjeng and Crafty.

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    WinBoard

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Winboard works more as a graphic front-end for several different chess engines included with the game, as well as for several chess game modes. These include not only player vs player or human vs computer competitions, but also games played online and even by email.

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    Thief

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Thief is a free chess client written by Zon Jan to play on chess servers like the Free Internet Chess Server (FICS). Thief can be customized and supports regular chess and all variants like bughouse, crazyhouse, Losers, Suicide, Kriegspiel and others.

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