I am looking for an open source chess gui library for Android that I can use in an app so that I don't need to take care of the GUI engine, but can focus on the logic behind it.

I have searched for solutions but not found anything. Does something like this exist?

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You can use mine. I have an Android application that takes care of the GUI elements.


The application itself is in the play store at


Please attribute me (Jan Jansz) as a developer where possible. (I need it; thanks.)

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    +1 Thanks for sharing your works. I've forked your project and will take a look at the source code.
    – SmallChess
    Commented Feb 7, 2017 at 15:16

I don't see anything better than the active Droidfish app.

  • The GUI is based on AWT, though, isn't it?
    – barq
    Commented Feb 25, 2016 at 12:57
  • @barq I don't know. But it's definitely working and it's a very common GUI.
    – SmallChess
    Commented Feb 25, 2016 at 23:50

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