Questions tagged [winboard]

Winboard is graphical user interface for chess and other chess-like games. It displays a chessboard on the screen, accepts moves made with the mouse, and loads and saves games in Portable Game Notation (PGN). Winboard is a port of XBoard that runs natively on Windows.

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Scid vs. PC: a hint needed

I have now installed Scid vs. PC and I have made my first move with White with 1. e4. Now the engine computes the position tree. How can I stop it and make it move with Black after some fixed time ? ...
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StockFish under WIndows 8 doesn't work

I'm trying to run StockFish under WIndows 8.1, but I'm just getting the prompt as copied below. Also, Winboard Load First/Second Engine doesn't work: nothing is happening. How can I run StockFish ?
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Syzygy tablebases in xboard

I'm trying to set up the five-men syzygy tablebases for use in xboard 4.8. Stockfish 6 and Komodo 9 are both supposed to support Syzygy, but in Xboard, their SyzygyPath option is missing from the UCI ...
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Good UCI to WinBoard adapter

I found one before on the internet but it keeps the CPU at 100%, hangs a lot, and doesn't exit when the program (ChessMaster in this case) closes.
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How to make Stockfish always give the score from white's perspective in Winboard?

I use Stockfish 4 to analyze chess games in both Babaschess and Winboard. From time to time, Stockfish outputs a line with info like time, score, principal variation, etc. In Babaschess, the 'score' ...
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