Stockfish 2.0

An open-source and easy-to-use chess analysis application that uses the very powerful Stockfish game engine to calculate the winner and moves

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What's new in Stockfish 2.0:

  • UPDATED DESIGN - We've given the app a visual refresh: there's a new color scheme, dramatically improved animations, and a new toolbar.
  • UPDATED ENGINE - The new Stockfish engine is about 45 ELO stronger than Stockfish 5. And there's a 5% speed boost if you're using the latest Haswell processors.
  • MULTIPV - Sometimes you want to know the 2nd or 3rd best move in addition to the best move. Enable more lines of analysis in the Engine menu.
  • UNDO/REDO - Now Stockfish will warn you if you're about to overwrite the game history with a new move, and you can always undo.
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LICENSE TYPE:
GPL 
FILE SIZE:
4.2 MB
OUR RATING:
4.0/5
DEVELOPED BY:
Daylen Yang
USER RATING:
UNRATED
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4 Stockfish Screenshots:
Stockfish - From the main window, you can play chess and watch as the engine calculates the best move.Stockfish - In the Engine menu, you can start or stop the infinite analysis.Stockfish - The Move menu lets you perform the first, last, previous or next moves.Stockfish
Stockfish is a free and open-source Mac OS X application that enables you to play chess by yourself on a virtual board and view an analysis of the game. Stockfish uses one of the most powerful chess engines (with the same name) to provide quick chess analysis.

The application provides on-the-spot suggestions of what the next move should be. As soon as you make a move, Stockfish calculates the best move and displays it on the board with a red arrow. If you do not make a suggested move, the app will calculate the possibilities based on the last move.

Furthermore, the game board and chess pieces are beautifully designed and look great on any display, especially on Retina-supporting devices. What’s more, Stockfish can be played in full-screen mode, but only on OS X Lion or later.

Additionally, there is the possibility to copy the FEN strings to your clipboard and even to save screenshots as PNGs. As far as the navigation goes, the app supports accessing the previous or next moves and browsing through FEN strings via the arrow keys.

If you want to stop the analysis and continue another time, Stockfish has got you covered. You can save the game state as .pgn files and restore them later. Also, in the preferences window, you can configure the analysis speed based on your Mac’s CPU.

Taking everything into consideration, the Stockfish app offers you the possibility to see one of the most powerful chess analysis engines in the world in action. The app looks gorgeous and the indications are simple to observe.

Stockfish was reviewed by , last updated on January 9th, 2015

Runs on: Mac OS X 10.9 or later (Intel only)

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