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by abik
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Are there any major Android Apps that support Winboard Protocol Engines?
Replies: 4
Views: 466

Re: Are there any major Android Apps that support Winboard Protocol Engines?

Chess for Android (Aart Bik) Supports winboard engines....I run Crafty in Chess for android all the time along with Scorpio and others... :lol: :wink: http://www.aartbik.com/android.php Thanks supersharp! CfA indeed supports the Chess Engine Communication Protocol (a.k.a. WinBoard and XBoard) but, ...
by abik
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: LCO for mobile phone android advise
Replies: 7
Views: 874

Re: LCO for mobile phone android advise

Thanks for your answer! Worked great - immediately. :D I prefer Chess for Android - you can use it with „Chessgenius Excusive“ - a beautiful wooden board :mrgreen: (chesscomputer). Peter, Thanks for your loyalty to CfA, much appreciated! Also, I am really glad it is working for you now, but didn't ...
by abik
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Can YOU compile this engine?
Replies: 8
Views: 905

Re: Can YOU compile this engine?

Now I can spend this weekend ( alone at home :lol: ) playing on my wooden chesscomputer (Chessgenius Exclusive) - with the GREAT app „Chess for Android“ (from Aart Bik) - an play against the new HONEY engine - many thanks to Michael/Peter. I log in and all problems are solved already! :D Thanks pet...
by abik
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Can YOU compile this engine?
Replies: 8
Views: 905

Re: Can YOU compile this engine?

Nobody? :( Is it much work to compile an engine for Android? :?: Allow me to give some historical background here too. I (and others, such as Jim Ablett) have compiled many third party engines for Android in the past since I was highly motivated to get the chess eco-system going on Android. But the...
by abik
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fast Queen Promotion on Electronic Chessboard
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: Fast Queen Promotion on Electronic Chessboard

There is no reason why something similar could not be done with an electronic chessboard. After lifting a 7th-rank Pawn putting it down immediately on the promotion square can be interpreted as promotion to Queen (as you have now), but tapping 6th rank with the Pawn before putting it (or a Knight) ...
by abik
Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Fast Queen Promotion on Electronic Chessboard
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Fast Queen Promotion on Electronic Chessboard

Many users of Chess for Android use the combination of an electronic chessboard (Certabo, DGT, or Millennium) and online play, where making moves quickly can make the difference between winning or losing. In the past, I have made improvements that enabled quicker castling and taking en-passant. Howe...
by abik
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Certabo Limited Edition Model (Chess for Android Anniversary)
Replies: 0
Views: 348

Certabo Limited Edition Model (Chess for Android Anniversary)

Certabo launched a limited edition tournament model electronic chess board that celebrates the 10th anniversary of Chess for Android . The graphics were beautifully designed by Bryan Whitby. You can read more about the background in this interview with Pietro Mandurino , the CEO of Certabo (in Itali...
by abik
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Crafty 25.3 Release
Replies: 34
Views: 3743

Re: Crafty 25.3 Release

Hello.has anyone any crafty version for android than really works ?.I have tested almost 10 versions and it never works.I have android 6 in tablet and android 9 in smartphone. Thank you very much👍 Can you give an example of a Crafty version you tried? What GUI did you use for Android? Crafty played...
by abik
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Looking for Chess for Android on Amazon - dgt support on kindle fires
Replies: 1
Views: 406

Re: Looking for Chess for Android on Amazon - dgt support on kindle fires

now i could not find searching "chess for android amazon" or "chess for android amazon aart" the program i know that supports DGT boards. Sorry, not on Amazon. My app is only available through Google Play . You can, of course, sideload the APK on any device. For example, here on a Nook eInk-display...
by abik
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Chess for Android: Quick Castling/En-passant
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

Re: Chess for Android: Quick Castling/En-passant

This change is now available on Google Play (this time around, rolling out took a very long time, not sure why).