/ or play chess at
http://chessforeva.appspot.com
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Chessforeva

Chess software for fun...

ceturtdiena, 2015. gada 5. februāris

c64 chess project

Commodore 64 is a hit-console of 80s.

c64hess.d64   - app for solving very known collection of chess puzzles (book) by  László Polgár in 1994. The player checkmates king in 1,2 or 3 moves by using cursor keys and collects +bonus points. 4440 puzzles collection is large enough for good chess training course.

How to play:
  1. install emulator for c64;
  2. download .d64 floppy image file;
  3. open in emulator
Emulators:
  •  VICE (the most advanced);
  •  CCS65 (has video recording inside);
  •  Hyper64 (the fastest c64 implementation).
Project source code available at  https://github.com/Chessforeva/c64hess .
Incredible compiler cc65 brings coding to high c-level for this "8-bit calculator" device, no need to write asm-code. Project One helps painting pictures, LuaJIT and lua-code does data preparation work, c1541 tool creates floppy disk images.








piektdiena, 2014. gada 28. novembris

Atari chess project

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari  Console of 80s

This new chess software replays World Chess Championship 2014 games between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand.

Use atari emulator (Altirra, Atari800win or others), open ChessAtr.xex executable object file.

Compiled on MADS 8-bit assembler for CPU 6502.
Source available at https://github.com/Chessforeva /AtariChess






pirmdiena, 2014. gada 13. oktobris

Tool for chess in blogs

Created by using tool c1_chess

ceturtdiena, 2014. gada 27. marts

FreeBasic chess project

This FreeBasic chess program uses Crafty and Naum chess engines via DLL library, designed for UCI programming on Windows. User can play by mouse or set engines to battle each other. FreeBasic has good IDE editor, combined with GCC compiler that generates small and fast binary, unfortunately Win32. Anyway, it is BASIC!
Links: Windows installer and Source on GitHub


ceturtdiena, 2013. gada 18. aprīlis

3D android chess board for FICS

As result:
3D chess board for android platform r3chess.apk.
User of this app can play against AI which is the Fruit engine ported to java, or ...
... better connect to freechess.org (FICS) chess server and play online/or observe chess games of masters.

Of course, source is improvable, welcome.
Play at Manymo.com (shared version)

If You use console: type "observe /b" in console to see best blitz game).

svētdiena, 2013. gada 10. marts

Java MIDlet chess project for s40 s60 phones

112px chess board
mChess112.jar
Size 62Kb (.jad file)
suited for ~128 disp.
For old phones:

64px chess board
mChess64.jar
Size 56Kb (.jad file)
No chess opening book.

176px chess board
mChess176.jar
Size 66Kb (.jad file)
suited for ~176 disp.

Uses Fruit port to java (sources of .java files) with small book.
MIDP 1.0 (also 2.0,2.1 compatible) java framework, keyboard+touchscreen chess controller, adjustable AI thinking time in standard menu.

 JAVA ONLINE DEMO

176, 240, 360px chess boards
mChess2.jar
Size 178Kb (.jad file)
The latest version for
javaME phones.
It might work on oldies too.
Pinch-to-zoom on HD screens, if supported by device, sorry.

Developed on Eclipse Indigo (with JavaMe plugin), JavaMe SDK, Sun's Wireless ToolKit, various emulators, ProGuard obfuscator. Also docs and other java projects helped very much.
Thanks to free web sources, forums and helpful advices of experts.


sestdiena, 2013. gada 23. februāris

DOS chess project

Chess for DosBox emulator.
Compiled on Watcom C.
GnuChess 3 chess engine.
C-sources and binary: http://goo.gl/Qei2Y
VGA display graphics in 256 colours;
extended memory (~16Mb);
mouse controlled movement of chess pieces;
+video recorder of DosBox
No UCI interface. DOS times were long time ago... 
Anyway DOS emulator provides complete portable well documented virtual machine, not too much limited as first consoles, also with graphics capabilities.
By the way, TurboPascal 7 Chess project.