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.
- - XBoard is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to LightFICS.
- - XBoard is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to LightFICS.
BabasChess is a new revolutionary Internet Chess Client for Windows. It combines ease of use with powerful features for advanced users; integrates a fast and customizable playing environment with a powerful PGN viewer/editor, chess engines support for analyzing positions and...
Raptor is a cross platform chess interface and pgn viewer for the free internet chess server: FICS. It has the following features:
Raptor Chess Interface Features
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).