Raptor – chess interface for FICS

Raptor is an open source, multi-platform chess interface for the Free Internet Chess Server (FICS).

FICS is one of the oldest and largest internet chess servers, a volunteer-run Internet chess server.

The software is written in Java.

Features include:

  • Highly configurable.
  • Tabs – games, seeks, bug buttons, bug who, and regular expression.
  • Common actions on FICS are available in a menu.
  • Timeseal support – compensates for lag at your end.
  • Access endgame bot – a bot that plays all endgames up to 6 men.
  • Themes – Babaschess, Cayenne, Chrome, Jin, Midnight, Ocean, Raptor, Snow, and Thief.
  • Configurable layout and zoom.
  • Autologin.
  • Open PGN files.
  • Install chess sets.
  • Save the contents of the console.
  • Bughouse support.
  • Supports action scripts, action key bindings, chat event scripts, and right-click scripts.
  • Uses speech in scripting.
  • Cross platform support – runs under Linux, Windows, and Mac OSX.
  • Internationalization support – Chinese, English, and Italian languages are supported.

Website: github.com/evilwan/raptor-chess-interface
Developer: Unihedron and contributors
License: BSD New License


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