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    Details: DroidFish Chess

    market download DroidFish Chess
    DroidFish is an Android port of the very strong Stockfish chess engine, combined with a feature-rich GUI.

    - Opening books: Internal, polyglot, CTG
    - Clocks
    - Analyze mode
    - Two player mode
    - Edit board
    - PGN import/export/edit
    - FEN/EPD import
    - Adjustable playing strength
    - One Touch Moves
    - Blindfold mode
    - Color themes
    - Animated moves
    - Scid DB support using "Scid on the go"
    - Highly configurable
    - Third party UCI engines
    - Configurable UCI engine options
    - Support for "open exchange" engine apps, such as texel and komodo 8.
    - Gaviota endgame tablebases
    - Syzygy endgame tablebases
    - Free, GPLv3

    Source code is available from my web page.

    The following permissions are used:

    Modify/delete SD card contents
    To save games to SD card

    Full internet access
    To optionally communicate with network chess engines

    Control vibrator
    To optionally vibrate after computer makes a move

    Author: Peter Ă–sterlund
    Version: 1.69
    Market link: org.petero.droidfish
    Web site:

    Source code:
    Code license:
    Market downloads: >250,000
    Market rating: 4.6 / 5.0
    Category: Top:/Games/Board

    Added: 2013-02-23
    Updated: 2017-06-11
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