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Publisher Joakim Johansson/SoftEdge
Type Shareware
License Free
Version 2.1.3
Date Added 10/27/2007
Size 3.2 MB
Downloads This Version 929
Downloads of All Time 1,830
Mac Games User Reviews
Chessic 2.1.3

Chessic is an interface to the Internet Chess Club (ICC) that allows you to play chess against other opponents over the internet.

Chessic provides all the basic functionality you need to get started on the ICC:

• Nice anti-aliased scalable/resizable configurable game board leveraging the Quartz display engine
• Support for professional chess fonts like Linares, Zurich and Hastings as well as two free sets
• Graphical "seek" window to find available game opponents
• Graphical annotation of examined games using Bob Hyatt's Crafty chess engine
• Game history list
• Integrated timestamp client support to eliminate the effects of internet latencies
• Flexible seek list for advertising which types of games you want to play
• Examine/observe games other than your own
• Sound alerts when 30,20,10 seconds remain of your alloted time
• Ability to save games in PGN (portable game notation) format
• All the nice Mac OS X UI features like customizable toolbars, drawers and sheets where appropriate





Mac Games System Requirements

Universal Binary (PPC/Intel)
• Mac OS X 10.4 or later



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Mac Games User Reviews

Mac Games Rating sleator (6/6/2006 - version 2.1)
Danny Sleator (founder of the ICC) is my uncle!!!
 
Mac Games Rating oberon (10/8/2002 - version 1.1.4)
This is a high quality client for ICC. That given, Fixation (available at http://www3.sk.sympatico.ca/cknelsen/fixation/download.html ) is far superior. While chessic is the slightly prettier client, Fixation's list of extra features is too long to list. The major ones, however, include: -Support for many wilds including bughouse -Support for many, many chess servers (not just ICC) -Free week account support on ICC So while I can recommend this as a good product, the competition is significantly better (and just as free!) --oberon
 

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