gnome-chess - graphical user interface for playing chess
gnome-chess is a graphical GNOME frontend for playing chess against the
computer or via the Internet. It is also a viable PGN file viewer. To
play against the computer, you need an external chess engine, such as
GNU Chess, Crafty, or Phalanx.
Apart from the standard GNOME options gnome-chess accepts the following
Prints the currently installed version of gnome-chess to the
--help Prints a usage summary. --debug=LEVEL Enables some debugging
functions, depending on LEVEL.
This option chooses the preferred chess program that will play
the computer opponent. If this option is not specified, gnome-
chess will choose one.
--ics If this option is specified, gnome-chess will start in ICS mode,
meaning that it will connect to an Internet Chess Server.
Chooses the ICS server to use.
Sets the user name to use on ICS servers.
Sets the password to use on ICS servers.
Chooses the ICS server’s port number to connect to.
Chooses the telnet program to use to connect to an ICS server.
This defaults to the standard telnet program.
gnuchess(6), phalanx(6), telnet(1)
Copyright © 1998-2001 Robert Wilhelm and JP Rosevear
This manual page was written by Sebastian Rittau for Debian GNU/Linux.