gnuchess - The GNU chess program

Distribution: PCLinuxOS
Repository: PCLinuxOS x86_64
Package name: gnuchess
Package version: 6.2.2
Package release: 1pclos2016
Package architecture: x86_64
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 82.36 MB
Download size: 82.36 MB
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The gnuchess package contains the GNU chess program. By default, GNUchess uses a text-based interface. Alternatively, GNUchess can be used in conjunction with other GUI interface, thus serving as a chess engine. You should install the gnuchess package if you would like to play chess on your computer. If you'd like to use a graphical interface with GNUchess, you'll also need to install other GUI interface, such as xboard or eboard. This package also includes opening book for gnuchess, containing many historic games played between masters and grandmasters.



  • chessengine
  • gnuchess = 6.2.2-1pclos2016
  • gnuchess(x86-64) = 6.2.2-1pclos2016
  • gnuchess-book


  • gnuchess-book

    Install Howto

    1. Enable PCLinuxOS x86_64 repository in /etc/apt/sources.list:
      rpm pclinuxos/64bit x86_64
    2. Update the package index:
      # apt-get update
    3. Install gnuchess rpm package:
      # apt-get install gnuchess