Museum of Chess Programs

In this page you can find some "old" but still excellent chess programs!

 


by kind permission from ChessBase

Program Date Kb Language
Chess Base 3 1991 374 eng
Fritz 1 1991 343 eng-ger
Fritz 2 1992 761 eng-esp-ger-ned-ita
Fritz 2.51 1993 1140 eng-ger
Fritz 1.20 2003 20.5 32 bit (works in CB8)
Fritz 3.10 2003 31.3 32 bit (works in CB8)

 


by kind permission from Richard Lang

Program Date Kb Language
Chess Genius 1 1993 126 eng-ger
Mephisto Genius 2 1994 114 eng-ger
Chess Genius 3 (DOS) 1994 124 eng-ger-fra-esp

 

Program Date Kb Language
Basic program with a Qbasic compilation  1984/1985 40  
Battle Chess 1988 350  
Chess 1980/81 22  
Chess Master 2000 en 1986 150  
Chess Master 2000 it 1987 95 ita
Chess Master 2100 1989 506  
Cyrus Chess 1985 110  
Gnuchess 3.1 1.0 alpha test for MS Win 1990 48  
Psion en 1980 95  
Psion it   186 ita
World Class Chess   1991 304  

 


by kind permission from Andres Valverde

ECTool 1.70 1996 250 Kb

 

IRC Chess 1.20 1998 944Kb

 


Recommended links:

Arena
is a freeware computer chess GUI (grafical user interface) and supported:
- WinBoard protocol by Tim Mann
- UCI protocol by Stefan Meyer Kahlen and Rudolf Huber
Under Arena are running over 130 free available chess programs and also commercial programs which are compatible to WinBoard and UCI. Examples: Gandalf, Nimzo, Shredder ...

Chess Sets, Chess Software and Chess for Kids

 

http://www.chessvictory.com/
9 Free Chess Strategies Videos created by an International Chess Master, rated 2470

Frank`s Chess Page
These pages deal mainly with free amateur chess programs. Many of these programs are 'text only' (chess playing engines without graphics) and run under the graphical interfaces called WinBoard, Arena or SCID. The goal is to present WinBoard and Arena itself and WinBoard compatible chess programs.

Scid
is a chess database application for Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems.

Shredder

Le Due Torri
Le due Torri: vendita scacchi, scacchiere a prezzi bassi