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    Raptor Chess Interface Alternatives

    Raptor Chess Interface is described as 'Raptor is a cross platform chess interface and pgn viewer for the free internet chess server: FICS'. There are more than 10 games similar to Raptor Chess Interface for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, Linux, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is XBoard, which is both free and Open Source. Other Raptor Chess Interface like games are Jin (Free, Open Source), BabasChess (Free), eboard (Free, Open Source) and Chess Walk (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022

      • 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.
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      • 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      BabasChess is a new revolutionary Internet Chess Client for Windows.
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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      Chess Walk is an Android chess application allowing offline and online (via FICS) play.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Chess game with enhanced AI in 3D environment. Main feature - smart artificial intellect, which can give you hard work! For experienced players - chess machine Crafty, which have much rewards!

      Warning

      The site falcoware.com, where the download is, has a bad reputation on WOT (https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/falcoware.com) and the setup file is detected as malicious from VirusTotal (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/997e9c206a77ebeab45cf89b57b8248872033d65c016a631761e0bb9279c34a6/analysis/1399891097/)

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      • 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.
      • Mac
      LightFICS is a 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.
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    1. Play skill games and win cash prizes! Join the eSports platform where you can win real prizes playing skill games. Challenge players from all over the world and dominate the ranklist. Thousands of players are waiting for you!
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Classic game of chess with 3D visuals and a variety of gameboard designs.
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