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ChessTastic Beta for Android

By AVIJIT GHOSH Free

Developer's Description

ChessTastic is a fully material designed Android Lollipop optimised game to fully enjoy the wonders of Chess. It is based on, and a continuation of the incredible work done by several people, as stated below. Dark Knight , by darktemplar824, is an open-source GPLv3 Honeycomb-optimized fork of the Droidfish chess engine, an Android interface to the stockfish chess engine. Droidfish is developed by Peter sterlund at http://web.comhem.se/petero2home/droidfish/ as a similar application to Dark Knight for Android phones. It is also licensed under the GPLv3. Stockfish is an open source chess engine, developed by Tord Romstad, Joona Kiiski and Marco Costalba and licensed under the GNU General Public License version 3. The program originated from another open source program by Romstad named Glaurung. Features* Opening book* Unlimited undo/redo* Copy/paste to/from clipboard* Analysis mode* Two player mode* Computer vs computer mode* Edit board* Support for PGN variations* Multiplayer support coming soon!Hints* In game mode, long press chess board to activate copy/paste menu.* In edit board mode, long press chess board to activate edit menu.* Scroll left/right on the chess board to undo/redo moves.* If the game contains multiple variations, scroll up/down on the chess board to go to the previous/next variation.AnalysisChessTastic can analyze games to find better alternatives to moves. By using hints described above, players can optimize strategies and use the computer to improve their play. Analysis can be activated in Settings.Opening bookChessTastic contains a small internal opening book. If you want to use a larger book, you can configure ChessTastic to use a polyglot book file:1. Create a directory called ChessTastic on the SD card folder.2. Copy one or more polyglot book files to the ChessTastic directory.3. From the program menu, activate the Select opening book function.4. Select the opening book file you want to use.PGN filesChessTastic can load games from PGN files. To use this feature:1. Create a directory called ChessTastic/pgn on the SD card folder.2. Copy one or more PGN files to the ChessTastic/pgn directory.3. Long press the chess board and select Load game from PGN file.4. Select the file, then the game within the file you want to load.LicenseGNU GPL v3Developers* Stockfish is developed by Tord Romstad, Marco Costalba and Joona Kiiski.* Droidfish is developed by Peter sterlund. (http://web.comhem.se/petero2home/droidfish/)* Dark Knight is a Honeycomb fork of Droidfish. Its source is available at SourceForge.net.* ChessTastic is a Lollipop fork of Droidfish and Dark Knight. Sources available at https://code.google.com/p/material-chess-android/ . Do help me out if possible!Recent changes:Happy New Year! This is the first release. Enjoy the most beautiful Chess game ever for Android!Content rating: Everyone

Full Specifications

What's new in version Beta 1

Happy New Year! This is the first release. Enjoy the most beautiful Chess game ever for Android!

General

Release January 3, 2015
Date Added January 3, 2015
Version Beta 1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Compatible with 2.3.3 and above.

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