ChessX Changelog

New in version 1.2.0

July 30th, 2014
  • The new version has been polished at several places: Undo/Redo, Polyglot book handling, danish and italian translation, asynchronous searching, entering moves via keyboard (thus the name).

New in version 0.9.6 (March 18th, 2013)

  • training mode

New in version 0.9.4 (December 10th, 2012)

  • There has been some internal reworking which allows us now to serialize index data of large databases. This accelerates reloading of indexed PGN files by factor 5.

New in version 0.9.2 (November 7th, 2012)

  • Bugfix: Support engines which send multiple spaces
  • Bugfix: Close Database while updateing opening tree
  • Bugfix: Filtering for number of moves fails if an empty game is in the database
  • Bugfix: Not well behaving Xboard engines crash ChessX
  • Bugfix: Search of Board crashes when started together with OpeninTree Update
  • Bugfix: Press CTRL+drag to irritate the guessMove implementation
  • New Feature: Move Indicator adjusts itself in size (James Coons)
  • New Feature: Common Font Size for all widgets except game view
  • New Feature: Separate handling of UTF8 files
  • New feature: List views can be customized (right click title line)
  • New feature: UCI Option Parser
  • New Feature: CTRL+drag, CTRL-Shift-Drag replaces or inserts a move
  • New Feature: F1 starts Help View and some help contents are already there
  • New Feature: Games with errors insided are marked red in game list
  • New feature: Added Stockfish as internal Engine in case no engine is configured
  • New board themes Brazilwood and Maple
  • New Icons
  • Usability: Filterflag only influences gamelist

New in version 0.6 (July 1st, 2009)

  • feature: warn when quitting with unsaved databases
  • feature: improve Engine tab of Preferences dialog, add reordering
  • feature: remember current engine
  • bugfix: show correct score for Crafty
  • bugfix: correctly display variations leading to mate in UCI engines
  • bugfix: update ECO database for opening detection and move guesser
  • bugfix: improve focus handling in game list and game text
  • feature: timer-delayed game loading when pressing Ctrl+Down/Up
  • bugfix: remove bold column names in TableView
  • bugfix: support NAGs not preceeded with space in PGN parser
  • bugfix: make PGN parser more robust
  • bugfix: optimize PGN output
  • bugfix: enable leading comment in mainline and variations
  • bugfix: slightly improve PGN export formatting
  • feature: allow creating new PGN databases
  • change: drop CXD databases support
  • bugfix: guess move only with mouse over the board
  • feature: truncate from the beginning
  • bugfix: correct tag order for QuickSearch
  • feature: search games by number or number range
  • bugfix: do not read a game beyong the end of file
  • feature: allow editing pre-move comments
  • bugfix: PGN standard compliant ep square in FEN
  • bugfix: reparent some dialogs
  • bugfix: remove flickering at startup
  • feature: make comments editable
  • feature: correctly read PGNs with FEN
  • feature: new Leipzig theme
  • feature: allow removing variations * feature: enable HTML export
  • feature: allow setting small fonts in chess text widgets (useful for laptops).
  • bugfix: save all PGN tags
  • bugfix: display correct move number in starting position
  • feature: allow copying games between databases
  • feature: allow copying pieces in BoardSetup by using Ctrl
  • change: add Advanced setting to BoardSetup
  • feature: PlayerInfo dialog with player statistics
  • feature: display FEN in BoardSetup
  • feature: copy/paste position in BoardSetup
  • bugfix: correctly recognize promotions in UCI engines
  • bugfix: correctly handle promotion in tablebases
  • bugfix: support 1/2 as a draw symbol