Re: Adding a package to the repository
On Sat, 23 Apr 2005 10:09:27 -0300
Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Did you look at gnuchess? That's the chess engine that most GNU chess
> > programs use.
> > http://www.gnu.org/software/chess/
> When I was starting to write it I've taken a look in gnuchess, but the
> propose of my software is different. I want it to be simple and small,
> and only to implement the chess game, just like a board, not like a
> That means I don't want Artificial Inteligence at all. The propose is to
> be a simple p2p chess game to you play with your friend without having
> to read docs or to install big and heavy things.
You may be interested in trying eboard  which is available in Debian
and mostly complies with your requirements:
* no AI (but can also use external chess engines if you want to play
against the computer)
* simple, but good appearance and theme-able (pieces and board).
* allows direct (no server in the middle) p2p games (and also supports
playing using internet chess servers).
Ricardo Mones Lastra - firstname.lastname@example.org
Centro de Inteligencia Artificial, Universidad de Oviedo en Gijon
33271 Asturias, SPAIN. - http://www.aic.uniovi.es/mones