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|Name=GNU XBoard
 
|Name=GNU XBoard
|Short description=Graphical chessboard
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|Short description=Graphical chessboard.
|Full description='''XBoard''' is a graphical chessboard for the X Window System.  It can serve as a user interface for chess engines such as Fairy-Max, Crafty or [[GNU Chess]], for the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_chess_server Internet Chess Server], or for electronic mail correspondence chess. It supports all major forms of chess, such as international chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess), shogi (Japanese chess) and Makruk, in addition to many minor variants such as Losers Chess, Crazyhouse, Chess960 and Capablanca Chess.  
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|Full description='''XBoard''' is a graphical chessboard for the X Window System.  It can serve as a user interface for chess engines such as [[fairymax | Fairy Max]], [[Sjeng]], [[Baby]], [[Hachu]] or [[GNU Chess]], for the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_chess_server Internet Chess Server], or for electronic mail correspondence chess. It supports all major forms of chess, such as international chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess), shogi (Japanese chess) and Makruk, in addition to many minor variants such as Losers Chess, Crazyhouse, Chess960 and Capablanca Chess.  
  
XBoard presents a fully interactive graphical interface and can load and save games in the Portable Game Notation. It can also be used by itself as viewer for stored chess games
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XBoard presents a fully interactive graphical interface and can load and save games in the Portable Game Notation. It can also be used by itself as viewer for stored chess games.
 
 
This package runs on GNU and BSD systems that use the X Window System (eg, most GNU/Linux distros, most *BSDs, including OSX). But the project also includes a port to 32-bit Windows systems called WinBoard.
 
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/
|User level=intermediate
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|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/xboard.git
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/xboard.git
|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/user_guide/UserGuide.html
|Documentation note=Online documentation available at: https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/manual/
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|Related projects=Baby,Chess,Eboard,Sjeng
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https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/manual/
|Keywords=games,xboard,chess,PGN,crafty
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https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/whats_new/rules/
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'''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books-docs/introduction-command-line Introduction to the Command Line]
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'''[https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement]'''
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If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
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|Related projects=gnustandards,Baby,Chess,Eboard,Sjeng
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|Keywords=games,xboard,chess,PGN
 
|Version identifier=4.9.1
 
|Version identifier=4.9.1
|Version date=2016/07/31
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|Version date=2016/08/01
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/xboard-4.9.1.tar.gz
 
|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/xboard-4.9.1.tar.gz
|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review by=Bendikker
|Last review date=2016/12/22
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|Last review date=2019/01/19
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Submitted date=2011/04/01
|Status=
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|User level=intermediate
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
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|OpenPGP signature=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/xboard-4.9.1.tar.gz.sig
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|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=xboard
 
|GNU package identifier=xboard
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Real name=Tim Mann
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|Real name=Arun Persaud
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Email=xboard@tim-mann.org
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|Email=arun@nubati.net
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Real name=Chris Sears
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|Real name=Joshua Pettus
|Role=Contributor
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|Role=Maintainer
|Resource URL=
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|Email=jshpettus@gmail.com
 
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{{Person
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{{Resource
|Real name=Dan Sears
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
|Role=Contributor
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xboard
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
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{{Resource
|Real name=Arun Persaud
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|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
|Role=Maintainer
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/xboard/
|Email=apersaud@lbl.gov
 
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
 
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/xboard.git
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|Resource URL=https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/xboard.git/
 
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{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-xboard/
|Resource URL=http://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=xboard
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/xboard-devel/
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
 
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=Download
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/xboard/
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-xboard@gnu.org
 
 
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|Resource audience=Developer,Support
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/
|Resource URL=mailto:xboard-devel@gnu.org
 
 
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/
|Resource URL=http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=xboard
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=GNU
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|Resource kind=General
|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://translationproject.org/domain/xboard.html
|Resource URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/x.html
 
 
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|Resource audience=Debian
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/whats_new/4.9.0/
|Resource URL=https://packages.debian.org/jessie/xboard
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Gentoo
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|Resource kind=General
|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/people/
|Resource URL=https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/games-board/xboard
 
 
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|Runs-on=Windows, BSD, OS X, GNU/Linux
 
|Runs-on=Windows, BSD, OS X, GNU/Linux
 
|Use=gameplaying
 
|Use=gameplaying
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|Uitoolkit=gtk
 
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Latest revision as of 07:33, 19 January 2019


Overview

GNU XBoard

https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/
Graphical chessboard.

XBoard is a graphical chessboard for the X Window System. It can serve as a user interface for chess engines such as Fairy Max, Sjeng, Baby, Hachu or GNU Chess, for the Internet Chess Server, or for electronic mail correspondence chess. It supports all major forms of chess, such as international chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess), shogi (Japanese chess) and Makruk, in addition to many minor variants such as Losers Chess, Crazyhouse, Chess960 and Capablanca Chess.

XBoard presents a fully interactive graphical interface and can load and save games in the Portable Game Notation. It can also be used by itself as viewer for stored chess games.





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26 February 2016




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Arun Persaud Maintainer
Joshua Pettus Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/xboard/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/xboard.git/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-xboard/
Downloadhttps://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/
Generalhttps://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/whats_new/4.9.0/
Generalhttps://translationproject.org/domain/xboard.html
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xboard
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/xboard-devel/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/xboard/
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/


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