GNU Chess

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GNU Chess
Latest release6.2.4  (Announcement)
Release dateOctober 29th, 2016
DevelopersChua Kong Sian, Stuart Cracraft, Lukas Geyer, Simon Waters
Code licensesGPL v2
Media licensesGPL v2
GNU Chess is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

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."[1]


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GNU Chess through xboard