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CoreChess is a graphical interface for various chess engines. A free and open source game


  • It is possible to save/download games;
  • You can pause the game;
  • It is possible to undo moves;
  • It is possible to customize how to play the game: the choice of which chess to play, the choice of the type of player (human-human, human-AI, AI-AI), if you play against AI – the choice of the game engine, the time for the return move and others;
  • There is a history of previous games (a database of games): you can view the moves of the game;
  • Available game modes: human vs engine, human vs human, engine vs engine;
  • Available chess engines: Gnuchess, Leela Chess Zero, Stockfish. It is possible to add other chess engines;
  • Supported chess engines: UCI (Universal Chess Interface) such as Stockfish, Komodo/Dragon and Leela Chess Zero, CECP (Chess Engine Communication Protocol) such as Crafty;
  • Game Settings: selecting the player’s name, turning on/off the sound, saving the gameplay when exiting the game, choosing a light and dark theme, support always on top, you can customize the color scheme and others.

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The software CoreChess is available for installation on Linux and Windows.

Installation methodOS
FlatpakUbuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, CentOS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, elementary OS, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via Flatpak package

flatpak install flathub com.github.sakya.corechess

Install Software via EXE package on Windows

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Italian
Description version:
Developer:Paolo Iommarini
Programming language:C#
License:GPL v3

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