CBoard is an NCurses PGN browser, editor, and front end to chess engines that use the XBoard protocol. It supports human/human (local), human/engine, and engine/engine play, the FEN tag, annotations with RAV (limited), NAG, and comments, and more.
|Tags||Games/Entertainment Turn Based Strategy|
|Operating Systems||POSIX BSD FreeBSD Linux|
Release Notes: This release adds the configuration parameter "color_board_prev_move", lets message boxes scroll when needed, and adds bugfixes.
Release Notes: This release adds UTF-8 chess pieces, a Spanish translation, big and mega board sizes, highlighting of opponent pieces which can attack the piece under the cursor, the ability to rotate the board, and bugfixes.
Release Notes: When copying a game, the FEN tag wasn't getting updated for the copied game; this has been fixed.
Release Notes: This release no longer sends SIGINT to the chess engine, fixes the engine IO, and adds miscellaneous fixes and updates.
Release Notes: Better color handling is used when drawing the board. The configuration parameters color_board_castling and color_board_enpassant were added. Appending to compressed files is now supported. CPU time is nearly zero. Form input history was added.