Wednesday, August 22, 2007

install and play 2D chess game in linux

Xboard is an X Window System based graphical chessboard which can be used with the GNU chess and Crafty chess programs, with Internet Chess Servers (ICSs), with chess via email, or with your own saved games.

More info of playing X based chess board game can be found here.

2D Chess Linux Game

Here's a quick way of how to install a 3D Chess board game in Fedora and Centos using yum.

# yum -y install xboard

This would install xboard including gnuchess as dependency.

Here's a snapshot:

My game screen shot

More FAQs, chess rules, settings, play level can be found here.


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