ChessX – chess database and FICS client

ChessX is a chess database application.

With ChessX you can operate on your collection of chess games in many ways: browse, edit, add, organize, analyze, etc.

ChessX is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Load and save PGN files.
  • Work with multiple databases simultaneously.
  • Browse games, including variations.
  • Enter moves, variations, comments.
  • Setup board, copy/paste FEN.
  • Search header (click on columns in GameList header).
  • Display opening tree for current position.
  • Analyze using UCI and Winboard/Xboard Chess engines.
  • Training mode (next move is hidden).
  • Integrated Stockfish engine.
  • Lichess Opening Databases.
  • Nalimov and Syzgy Tablebases.
  • Play Online on Free Internet Chess Server (FICS).
  • Read support for Scid binary database (*.si4)
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.

Support: SourceForge Project Page, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Jens Nissen
License: GNU General Public License version 2

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ChessX is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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