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Tarrasch Chess GUI Alternatives

Tarrasch Chess GUI is described as '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' and is a Chess app in the games category. There are more than 25 games similar to Tarrasch Chess GUI for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Lichess, which is both free and Open Source. Other Tarrasch Chess GUI like games are Scid vs. PC, Lucas Chess, DroidFish Chess and Chessmaster.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. Lichess icon

    Lichess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Lichess is the most complete chess experience, with a simple interface that focuses on the game, a massive array of game related tools and a huge, worldwide community.

    Home page, light background
  2. Scid vs. PC icon

    Scid vs. PC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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    Lucas Chess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    The aim is to play chess against the computer with increasing levels of difficulty and with a limited number of hints that are given by a chess tutor.

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  4. DroidFish Chess icon

    DroidFish Chess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    A port of the Stockfish chess engine to Android.

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  5. Chessmaster icon

    Chessmaster

    • Windows

    Chessmaster is a chess playing computer game series which is now owned and developed by Ubisoft. It is the best-selling chess franchise in history, with more than five million units sold as of 2002.

    Discontinued

    No new releases since 2008. But the old games get some solid praise for teaching features—might be worth a try.

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  6. Chess Titans icon

    Chess Titans

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Default interface from starting position.
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    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.

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  8. Arena icon

    Arena

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Arena Chess GUI
  9. Fritz icon

    Fritz

    • Windows

    Fritz is the world’s most popular chess program, developed by ChessBase, “the world's leading chess software company” (Washington Post).

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  10. ChessRoots icon

    ChessRoots

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    I am a pretty mediocre chess player, but at the start of 2019 I was playing a lot of online Blitz. My opening repertoire was pretty slim and I felt myself repeating the same mistakes.

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