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    eboard is described as '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' and is an game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to eboard for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is XBoard, which is both free and Open Source. Other eboard like games are Arena, PyChess, Chess Titans and ChessPad.

    eboard is mainly a Chess App but alternatives to it may also be Board Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of eboard.
    This page was last updated Mar 4, 2022
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    eboard is a chess interface for Unix-like systems (GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, etc.) based on the GTK+ GUI toolkit. It...
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      • Linux
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      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.
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      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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      PyChess is a swift chess client originally developed for Gnome, but running well under any other linux desktops. As far as we know of.
    1. Chess Titans brings the classic strategy game of chess to life with three-dimensional graphics and animation. Highlighted squares show where you can move your pieces.
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      Feature-rich chess game viewer and editor.


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      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.
    2. Raptor is a cross platform chess interface and pgn viewer for the free internet chess server: FICS. It has the following features:
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      BabasChess is a new revolutionary Internet Chess Client for Windows.
    3. Tarrasch is a flexible, minimalist, and easy to use chess GUI. It is ideal for playing against and training with chess engines. Tarrasch has a built in engine but can just as easily be used with other UCI engines such as Rybka or Houdini.
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      Chess Walk is an Android chess application allowing offline and online (via FICS) play.

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