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|Name=Xboard
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|Name=GNU XBoard
|Short description=Graphical chessboard
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|Short description=Graphical chessboard.
|Full description=XBoard is a graphical user interface for chess in all its major forms, including international chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess) and shogi Japanese chess), in addition to many minor variants such as Losers Chess, Crazyhouse, Chess960 and Capabanca Chess. It displays a chessboard on the screen, accepts moves made with the mouse, and loads and saves games in Portable Game Notation (PGN). It serves as a front-end for many different chess services, including:
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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.  
* Chess engines that will run on your machine and play a game against you or help you analyze, such as GNU Chess, Crafty, or many others.
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* Chess servers on the Internet, where you can connect to play chess with people from all over the world, watch other users play, or just hang out and chat.
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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.
* Correspondence chess played by electronic mail. The CMail program automates the tasks of parsing email from your opponent, playing his moves out on your board, and mailing your reply move after you've chosen it.
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/
* XBoard runs on Unix and GNU/Linux systems that use the X Window System. The project also includes a port to 32-bit Windows systems called WinBoard.
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|Is High Priority Project=No
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/xboard.git
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|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/user_guide/UserGuide.html
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https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/manual/
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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
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|Version identifier=4.9.1
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|Version date=2016/08/01
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/xboard-4.9.1.tar.gz
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|Last review by=Bendikker
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|Last review date=2019/01/19
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|Submitted date=2011/04/01
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|User level=intermediate
|Status=Live
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
|Component programs=
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/
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|OpenPGP signature=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/xboard-4.9.1.tar.gz.sig
|VCS checkout command=
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|Test entry=No
|Computer languages=C
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|Is GNU=Yes
|Documentation note=http://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/manual/
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|GNU package identifier=xboard
|Paid support=
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|IRC help=
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{{Project license
|IRC general=
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|License=GPLv3orlater
|IRC development=
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|License verified by=Genium
|Related projects=Baby,Chess,Eboard,Sjeng
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|License verified date=2016/02/26
|Keywords=games,xboard,chess,PGN,crafty
 
|Is GNU=y
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2009-10-05
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Version identifier=4.4.4
 
|Version date=2010-08-20
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/xboard-4.4.4.tar.gz
 
|License verified date=2010-08-23
 
|Version comment=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Arun Persaud
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Tim Mann
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|Email=arun@nubati.net
|Email=xboard@tim-mann.org
 
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=Joshua Pettus
|Real name=Chris Sears
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|Role=Maintainer
|Email=
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|Email=jshpettus@gmail.com
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Person
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{{Resource
|Role=Contributor
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
|Real name=Dan Sears
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xboard
|Email=
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|Resource URL=
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/xboard/
 
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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
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-xboard/
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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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
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Download
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/xboard/
|Resource URL=http://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=xboard
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/xboard/
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=General
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://translationproject.org/domain/xboard.html
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-xboard@gnu.org
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer,Support
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|Resource kind=General
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/whats_new/4.9.0/
|Resource URL=mailto:xboard-devel@gnu.org
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=General
|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/people/
|Resource URL=http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=xboard
 
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Game=chess-related
 
|Game=chess-related
 
|Interface=x-window-system
 
|Interface=x-window-system
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=Windows, BSD, OS X, GNU/Linux
 
|Use=gameplaying
 
|Use=gameplaying
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|Uitoolkit=gtk
 
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{{Project license
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{{Featured}}
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-08-23
 
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv3
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-08-23
 
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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.





Details

Licensing

License

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Notes

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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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