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Compile StockFish optimized for arm64-v8a

I cloned StockFish from GitHub and did a make inside the src folder and found that supported archs are: x86-64-bmi2 > x86 64-bit with pext support (also enables SSE4) x86-64-modern ...
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What are good Android apps to learn chess from scratch?

Knowing nothing but the rules of chess, I'd like to start learning a bit more. Some kind of tutorial app for my Android smartphone would be perfect as I can use it anywhere. The app should give ...
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Pawn structure search in Scid on the Go

In scid on the go on android, latest version, I would like to search for a given pawn structure in the current database. In "search" then "search current board" the closest to "search a pawn ...
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App that identifies moves as Excellent/Good/Mistakes/Blunders

I really like the analysis tool on chess.com that processes your games and identifies the Excellent and Good moves, as well as Mistakes and Blunders. It also proposes which move should have been ...
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DroidFish's rtb folder's file placed somewhere else

DroidFish has an rtb folder that should be used for wdl and dtz syzygy endgame tables. For the six pieces tables it represents roughly 80+60Gb and as I my phone has only 64Gb as internal memory, I ...
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Phone apps for playing chess variants

A group of local friends and I have become fairly engrossed in playing a certain chess variant over the last few years. We play on a regular basis; we've coded a program that allows us to play online, ...
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Android apps to create chess videos [closed]

Are there any free Android apps to create chess videos? They must allow us to draw arrows on the board, highlighting squares or pieces as we discuss the game.
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Chess clock android app

I play chess using my board with friends from time to time. I don't have a clock. Since I don't play chess that much with friends, I'd rather not to buy a clock, I mostly play online. Lucky me I ...
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Why does Stockfish website offer many apps to download?

I want to get a strong engine to practice while I'm not home. Look at: http://stockfishchess.org/download, we see a list of apps to download for the Stockfish engine. Why are there three apps to ...
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Is there a FICS android app?

I tried using this app but when I try to play online it keeps saying game over, draw something like that, the message will be on the screen forever unless I restart my phone. and it doesn't let me ...
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Standalone chess problem solver for Android

Which android app can: Solve chess problems without internet connection as well. Support manually edit board according to the problem. Ideally this app should allow a person to step back on any ...
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Is there an Android chess GUI library

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 ...
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Is there an Android viewer that understands international language comments in PGN?

I have a PGN file, in which I can view non-English (Cyrillic) comments on my PC in Chessbase or in Notepad++, but all Android apps (playchess, masterchess, scid on the go, droidfish) I tried instead ...
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Can wildcard characters be used in search in Chessbase for Android?

When entering names as search criteria, do wildcards exist, like + for one character and * for many? I have made many attempts without any success.
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Implement a chess app for Android with Stockfish [closed]

I want to implement a chess app for Android with Stockfish. I downloaded the Stockfish binary source code, but I don't know how to use engine Please tell me how to use Stockfish engine for ...
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Chess Clock App that does not pause when put in the background?

Hi StackExchange#Chess! I am looking to track how much time I spent "working" and "not working". I would like to use a chess clock for this. When I go away from my desk, I hit the player 1's timer, ...
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E-Ink/Digital Paper for Display

I like to play with my favourite android chess app on a tablet. On the other hand I like the sun in my room. I the sun is too strong, then up to now I go to a dark area in my room. Is there a way ...
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Chess Opening Puzzle App

I like chess puzzle apps. But they all focus on the end or middle game. The reason is clear: In the opening there is no single truth. But there is some common sense what's good and what's not. Is ...
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What is the most popular chess app for android?

What is the most popular chess app for android that is used for playing against other Human opponents?