Graphical user interface for chess programs
GNU XBoard is a graphical board for all varieties of chess, including international chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess), shogi (Japanese chess) and Makruk. Several lesser-known variants are also supported. It presents a fully interactive graphical interface and it can load and save games in the Portable Game Notation.
- Website: https://www.gnu.org/software/xboard/
- Licenses: GPL 3+
- Package source: gnu/packages/games.scm
- Builds: See build status
- Issues: See known issues
xboard 4.9.1 as follows:
guix install firstname.lastname@example.org
Or install the latest version:
guix install xboard
You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the
guix shell documentation for more information.