Binary package “stockfish” in ubuntu maverick
strong chess engine, to play chess against
free chess engine derived from Glaurung 2.1. It is a chess engine, so it
requires an UCI (universal chess interface) compatible GUI like XBoard
(with PolyGlot), eboard, Jose, Arena or scid in order to be used comfortably.
It is the strongest open source chess engine by october 2009 in the
"computer chess rating list" CCRL. Written in C++ it uses multiple threads
and cores. It is capable of Chess960 and has experimental support for polyglot