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Old 10-22-2011, 02:38 PM   #1
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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Dresden
Device: Pocketbook Touch (622)
Schach für Pocketbook / Chess for PocketBook

Chess for PocketBook


Supported devices

PocketBook 301+;
PocketBook 360;
PocketBook 360+;
PocketBook 302;
PocketBook 602;
PocketBook 603;
PocketBook 902;
PocketBook 903;

Amazon Kindle 3;
Amazon Kindle DX.

Friendly navigation, nice user interface;
Supported chess engines: gnuchess 5.08, fruit 2.1, togaII-1.3.1, glaurung-2.2, gfruit-4bx, hoichess-0.10.3, stockfish-2.1.1. All the engines are included into this distribution an work "out of the box";
All the engines (but hoichess) support opening books. The opening books are included into this distribution and work "out of the box";
Moves history support, easy navigation through history. You can review the game from the beginning, return to any move and replay the game from any move for any side;
Full-screen large chess board;
Stylus support (for PocketBook 302, PocketBook 603, PocketBook 903);
Automatically load the last game at startup and save the current game at exit (including the power down for PocketBook);
An user can select one on the 7 different chess sets from the chess fonts installed with this program;
15 difficulty levels (search depth from 1 to 15 ply);
Computer last move highlighting;
Ability to solve chess puzzles (human solves a puzzle and then he can check whether it is solved correctly) You can find about 1000 chess puzzles (from easy to hard level) in this program distribution; You can also use your own puzzles in PGN format with this program;
"Human vs Human" mode;
User interface multiple languages support. The main user interface language is English.* The program is fully translated into Russian and partially translated into German and Italian. You can easily add your own language or correct and existing translation.
The following chess rules support was completely implemented: draw by treefold repetition, by fifty-move rule and by insufficient material;
Support of chess bases in PGN-format (many games and puzzles in one file), easy* navigation inside base. From now on all your games will be stored in the chess base; Support full PGN-format specification (read games with comments, variations, etc., but comments and variations are not shown yet);
Main features (PocketBook version)

Updating the screen is optimized for the PocketBook;
The program has low system requirements and works well even on older models of PocketBook: 301+, 360, 302;
Bookshelf integration. Base with games and puzzles can be opened like a book directly from the bookshelf. Bases can be labeled as "opened" and "read" on the bookshelf. Base is marked as "read" when all the problems are solved in this file and "opened" if it was opened at least onse;
Save the current base/game on "power off";

http://pbchess.vlasovsoft.net/en/

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=112125

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