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DroidFish Chess - FREE

by Peter Ă–sterlund, Version: 1.45 , 2669 KB  

Package name: org.petero.droidfish , Last Update: 2012-10-18 22:22:45

1198 ratings (4.674 average)

50,000-250,000 downloads

What's new in this version (1.45):

Version 1.45
- Updated stockfish engine to version 2.3.1.
- Support for network chess engines.
- Configurable hash table size.
- Localized names for chess pieces and figurine notation.
- Option to display captured pieces.
- Improved layout in landscape mode.
- Reorganized preferences.
- When loading a game, automatically switch game mode to edit/replay.
- Improved "One Touch Move" behavi


DroidFish is an Android port of the very strong Stockfish chess engine, combined with a feature-rich GUI.

- Opening books: Internal, polyglot, CTG
- Clocks
- Analyze mode
- Two player mode
- Edit board
- PGN import/export/edit
- Adjustable playing strength
- One Touch Moves
- Color themes
- Animated moves
- Scid DB support using "Scid on the go"
- Highly configurable
- Third party UCI engines
- Gaviota endgame tablebases
- Free, GPLv3

Source code is available from my web page.

The following permissions are used:

Modify/delete SD card contents
To save games to SD card

Full internet access
To communicate with network chess engines

Prevent phone from sleeping
To optionally prevent screen blanking during game play

Control vibrator
To optionally vibrate after computer makes a move

Last comments from Android Market

Bradley (*****)
Very tough AI! Love it!

vincent (*****)
I have never won from this monster yet. Quite a challenge. Wonder if Kasparov would win.

Gell (*****)
More update! Good app.

saski-cun-urse (*****)
Great app. I really appreciate how easy it is to setup a position and run in analysis mode..perfect adjunct to reading chess books or mags

Hollywoodholly (*)
A handful of people in the world can beat this engine. Ai is over 2919 as it beats ChessMaster10 everytime. Needs ai level adjust bad. Till then lame!

Thomas (****)
Great app. Fun to play BUT would be awesome with a limit strength feature.

Wendy (*****)
On Droid Incredible using this and two others for variety. I am an average.player and enjoy all 3 (this, SparkChess + Goldfish chess).

jake (*****)
Fantastic! Strong.Extensive PGN support.I convert my "cbh's" to "PGN's" in Fritz,to use'm in here. I can play, study,analyze .Responsive developer.

Ivan (*****)
Best engine!

Stace (*****)
Great app for playing and also best at handling PGNs.

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