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- antimicro is a graphical program used to map keyboard keys and mouse controls to a gamepad. This program is useful for playing PC games using a gamepad that do not have any form of built-in gamepad support. However, you can use this program to control any desktop application with a gamepad; on GNU/Linux, this means that your system has to be running an X environment in order to run this program.
- AppEngine GO
- This is the ancient game of Go, implemented as a web service for Google's AppEngine. You can see the latest bits running at http://go.davepeck.org/ -- I will always run them there, on my own dime. Currently, this service lets you set up a game of Go with a friend. There are no logins or passwords. When it's your turn, you get an email notification. Or, you can silence email and just leave your browser window open. It will update automatically when it's time for you to move.
- Administration of Chess Tournaments has been monopolized by non-free software. The lack of free tools makes it very difficult for an arbiter to use GNU/Linux.
Arbitools is born to become a colection of utilities for the most common tasks. It is desgined to make it easy to extend. It has been written in python in order to make multiplatform support easy.
- Different types of files supported.
- Updating data in different types of tournament database files.
- Adding lists of players to already created files.
- Getting standings from tournament database files.
- Add custom tiebreaks to tournament database files.
- Get tournament report files.
- The Baby software project includes a chess engine for XBoard, a chess program, a fractal program, and a set of CGI programs to make the web site. BabyChess can be used as an engine with XBoard.
- GNU Chess is a chess engine. It allows you to compete against the computer in a game of chess, either through the default terminal interface or via an external visual interface such as GNU XBoard.
- Cursewords is a "graphical" command line program for solving crossword puzzles in the terminal. It can be used to open files saved in the widely used AcrossLite .puz format. Cursewords includes nearly every major feature you might expect in a crossword program, including intuitive navigation, answer-checking for squares, words, and full puzzle, a pausable puzzle timer and a puzzle completeness notification. It is currently under active development, and should not be considered fully "released." That said, it is stable and suitable for everyday use.
- Dragon Go Server
- The Dragon Go Server (DGS) is a place where you can play turn-based Go with other players from around the world. It functions more or less the same way as playing Go via email would, but the Dragon Go Server provides a graphical representation of the board and handles things such as time limits, scoring and ratings. DGS players typically submit about five moves per week. Thus, games can be expected to take several weeks to complete. Some people play games much more quickly, and DGS enables a wide range of time limits. Playing Go in real time is not really possible here. Playing in "real time" means that both players are online at the same time and see their opponent's moves immediately, as they would when playing in person. A real-time game would take an hour or so to complete, and if two opponents are agreeable, that can be achieved on DGS, even though it is turn-based. If you prefer to play Go online in real time, you should try a real-time Go server such as KGS or IGS. DGS has a user access quota and users are responsible for keeping queries per time-interval within a normal level. This should not affect most players. DGS also provides discussion forums about Go generally and about DGS itself.
- 'Eboard' is a chess board interface for ICS (Internet Chess Servers, like FICS) and chess engines (like GNU Chess and sjeng) based on the GTK+ toolkit. It reads and writes games in PGN (Portable Game Notation). It provides a friendly user interface with input history, locked scroll back, and multiple board windows.
- Fianchetto is a free chess tournament manager for swiss tournaments. It is not intended for on-line tournaments, but its aim is the management of traditional chess tournaments, those with a board and chess pieces. It reads a database of players from an ascii file, arranges the pairings for each round, and collects the results of the games.
- Ghronos is a gaming clock mostly intended for chess and go. Features include hard button control for that "real chess clock" feel, selectable timing styles including Fischer and delay timing for chess, Canadian and Japanese byo-yomi timing for go, a standard countdown style, "black moves first" and "white moves first" options, sequential and per-player move counting, optional sound, the ability to pause, an easy-to-read display (with big numbers), simple configuration, and protection against accidental misconfiguration during game play.
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