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Chess program MinkoChess


MinkoChess is a chess engine written by Borko Bošković. The current version has a rating around 2900 points. It can use Gaviota's tablebases and Polyglot's opening books. The engine is Free Open Source Software and is licensed under the GPLv3 and published on the SourceForge.

MinkoChess does not have its own graphical user interface (GUI), it is a console application that communicates with a GUI via a standard universal chess interface protocol. With the program polyglot, you can also connect MinkoChess to the GUIs which only support XBoard protocol.

The program is written in C++ programming language and can be compiled with GNU C++ compiler for Linux, Android, Windows, and Mac OS X. It is available here.


Rating: CCRL, CEGT, IPON, SWCR, SedatChess, ChessWar
Forums: CCRL, TalkChess, Winboard
Graphical User Interfaces:: Scid, XBoard, Chess GUI Arena Jose, ChessX
Open source engines: Stockfish, Protector, Toga II, Crafty, BBChess

Tablebases: Gaviota
Chess programming: Chess Programming Wiki