"It just isn't conceivable that you can design a program strong enough to beat players like me."

March 7, 2017

Android UCI engine update: Ethereal 8.12

Expect 2500+ ELO on a mobile device with this new update...

GET Ethereal 8.12 for arm7 32-bit pie

In case of trouble downloading from your PC, use your mobile device or refer to THIS POST.

Stockfish dev't 2017.02.27 OEX installer by Javiolo

WHAT'S NEW (1-Mar-2017):
new release Stockfish 8 20170227 Open Exchange protocol
old release Stockfish 8 20170121
this engine release work fine with analysis, please update
this chess engine app need a chess board, see app description
Now, this app has a layout
Other Stockfish derivatives

You can download Stockfish OEX installer from GOOGLE PLAY.

CEPA 0.5.6 by Javiolo

WHAT'S NEW (28-Feb-2017)
- fixed bug on Edit board
- new Engines https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=app.packs.activechessenginespack&hl=es
- other fixes

You can get the latest CEPA from GOOGLE PLAY.

Active Chess Engines pack by Javiolo

Javiolo's new app is able to install latest versions of five "above average" engines. The bad news is that this pack is not yet OEX compatible.

Here are the comments of the author:
"Several Active development of Chess Engines
We do not developer/create this Engines,We just compiled/adapted them for android
For the moment this Chess Engines only works in our GUIs. they are Not oex engines.

UnInstall app to remove all engines. Updating the app updates all engines.
Being a library this app does not need has a view/layout, need a Chess Board App.
The engines will appear in the engine list of the GUI

See our GUIs:

In this gui still do not work

architectures: (pie) ; armv7
Engines included: (v20170228)
Arasan 20170209 Jon Dart
Gnu Chess 20161029 sorry bug in date
Greko 20161231 Vladimir Medvedev
Laser 20170215 Jeffrey An and Michael An
RodentIIrisky 20170205 Pawel Koziol

Api min 16 (4.1 Jelly Bean)
for old devices install Stockfish nopie app
There may be problems with chessbase
these engines are on github"

You can install the latest version of the package from GOOGLE PLAY.

Stockfish derivatives by Javiolo: Other Fish 20170221 (64-bit only)

Javier's OEX engine pack comes with six strong Stockfish derivatives:

Brainfish 2017.01.28 for arm8
Cfish 2017.01.05 for arm8
Corchess 2017.01.27 for arm8
McBrain 2017.01.27 for arm8
Nayeem 2017.01.15 for arm8
SugaR 2017.02.14 for arm8

WHAT'S NEW (21-Feb-2017):
Six 64 bits engines derived of SF that support the Open Exchange protocol. Now Less size
these chess engines app need a chess board, see app description.

Download and install Other Fish app from GOOGLE PLAY.

Mobialia Chess Free 5.3.5

WHAT'S NEW (15-Feb-2017):

- In the new online sidebar, the "Offers" option was showing the user's finger
- Fixed a bug exporting to PGN in progress games (it was not adding a * at the end of the move list)
- Added the promotion to king option for the suicide/giveaway chess variant
- Fixed some disconnection problems in the web app at http://chess.mobialia.com
- UCI engines are out of beta

Download latest version from GOOGLE PLAY.

Lichess 4.11.1

GET latest Lichess for Android at GOOGLE PLAY.

WHAT'S NEW (19-Feb-2017):
- fix analysis from training