|Latest release||6.2.4 (Announcement)|
|Release date||October 29th, 2016|
|Developers||Chua Kong Sian, Stuart Cracraft, Lukas Geyer, Simon Waters|
|Code licenses||GPL v2|
|Media licenses||GPL v2|
GNU Chess is a program that plays the ancient board game, Chess. It is licensed under the GPLv2. It was one of the first major games to be developed deliberately as free software. On the game Free Software Foundation founder Richard M. Stallman said "We even developed a chess game, GNU Chess, because a complete [free] system needs games too."