Monday, July 2, 2012

Chess for Mobile Devices : Droidfish

Droidfish (Free) : A chess program for Android devices developed by Peter Österlund, author of Texel (formerly CuckooChess). The main engine for the program is Stockfish (authored by Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, and Tord Romstad).

Some of the features of Droidfish include

  • The ability to use polyglot books and CTG books in addition to the internal book

  • Support for Gaviota tablebases

  • Importing additional UCI engines

  • Play against an engine, or another player, or analysis mode

  • Adjustable playing strength

  • Edit board

  • Scid DB support using "Scid on the go"

  • PGN import/export/edit

  • Here are some screenshots: