ChessPad is described as '• Create and manage chess databases With search function and multi-game tools • Create richly annotated games and diagrams and print them, or use them in WordPad, Word, or HTML-pages • Use chess engines (Winboard/UCI) for playing and analysis • A full game WYSIWYG notation'. There are more than 10 games similar to ChessPad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Scid vs. PC, which is both free and Open Source. Other ChessPad like games are ChessX (Free, Open Source), Chess Assistant (Paid), eboard (Free, Open Source) and ChessDB (Free, Open Source).
Shane's Chess Information Database is a powerful Chess Toolkit, with which one can create huge chess databases, run engine analysis, or play casual games against the computer or online with the Free Internet Chess Server.
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.
MasterChess 8000 is a DVD with millions of recent master games and a high speed search function. It also adds PGN files. MasterChess plays chess with super strong chess engines (any UCI engine can be used) and includes Fischer clock and handicapping settings.
Easily explore, analyse and practice chess openings. Start off by making a move on the exploration board, or press escape to search through openings by name. This application connects an openings database to the lichess api, created with react, redux, express and sequelize.