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LightFICS Alternatives

LightFICS is described as 'FICS/freechess,org Mac OS X application to play chess online. The app has automatic login and automatic game search (aka quickplay). It's very easy to setup and play for beginners using a single-click to play' and is an game in the games category. There are four games similar to LightFICS for Windows, Linux, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is XBoard, which is both free and Open Source. Other LightFICS like games are Jin, Raptor Chess Interface and BabasChess.

This page was last updated Apr 18, 2016
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LightFICS is a FICS/freechess,org Mac OS X application to play chess online. The app has automatic login and automatic game...

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  1. 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.

  2. 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).



  3. Raptor Chess Interface

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Raptor is a cross platform chess interface and pgn viewer for the free internet chess server: FICS. It has the following features:

  4. BabasChess

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    BabasChess is a new revolutionary Internet Chess Client for Windows.

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