Alternatives to XBoard for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Scid vs. PC

    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...

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  • Lucas Chess

    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. Also included are...

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • PyChess

    PyChess is a swift chess client originally developed for Gnome, but running well under any other linux desktops. As far as we know of. PyChess is pure, delicious Python...

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  • DreamChess

    DreamChess is an open source chess game featuring "Dreamer", a moderately strong engine. Any XBoard-compatible chess engine (Crafty & GNU Chess) will work...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Brutal Chess

    Brutal Chess features full 3D graphics, an advanced particle engine, and several different levels of intelligent AI.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • OpeningTree

    Consolidated view of all your chess games from chess.com, lichess, grandmaster games or custom pgn. Prepare against your opponents by analyzing at their games and see...

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  • JustChess

    Play chess against a very simple author written chess engine, or against a friend in pass and play mode.

    Free Open Source Android Android Tablet

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  • Gnome Chess

    GNOME Chess is a 2D chess game, where games can be played between a combination of human and computer players. GNOME Chess detects known third party chess engines for...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Jin

    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...

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