fruit - Fruit is a UCI-only chess engine.
This manual page documents briefly the fruit program.
Fruit is an UCI-only chess engine. This distribution comes up with an
Fruit and other UCI engines can be used with XBoard or WinBoard (or
other xboard-compatible interfaces) with the help of PolyGlot
(UCI-to-xboard adapter). An other well known frontend is KDE knights,
which has a UCI capable interface.
These program does NOT follow the usual GNU command line syntax, but
can be fed with options with a personal config file which can be read
by the polyglot helper software. The author himself says "You are
advised to skip this section unless you are completely crazy about
computer chess." For a complete description of these UCI commands, see
the readme files.
Further documentation in /usr/share/doc/fruit/readme.txt
fruit was written by Fabien Letouzey <email@example.com>. The
Sourcecode including binaries for several architectures can be found
This manual page was written by Oliver Korff <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the
Debian project (but may be used by others).
June 30, 2005