pychess(1) chess graphical user interface for several chess engines


pychess provides a fully featured, nice looking, easy to use chess client for the gnome-desktop.

The client should be usable both to those totally new to chess, and those who want to use a computer to further enchance their play.


* Tabbed interface

* pgn+epd read/write support

* Hints and spymode

* xboard/cecp engine support

* Builtin python based engine

* Openingbook using sqlite

* Clean interface and dialogs

* Builtin move validator

* Legal move highlighting

* Supports drag'n'drop.


This manual page was written by Varun Hiremath <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).