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DroidFish Chess on Windows Pc

Developed By: Peter Österlund

License: Free

Rating: 4,6/5 - 16.583 votes

Last Updated: October 15, 2020

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Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

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Game Details

Version1.84
Size18.3 MB
Release DateOctober 03, 20
CategoryBoard Games

Game Permissions:
Allows an application to write to external storage. [see more (4)]

What's New:
Version 1.84- Update Stockfish to development version 280920.- Improve move probability calculations for CTG books.- Update translations.Version 1.83- Update... [see more]

Changelog:
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Description from Developer:
DroidFish is an Android port of the very strong Stockfish chess engine, combined with a feature-rich graphical user interface.Features:- Opening books:... [read more]

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About this game

On this page you can download DroidFish Chess and play on Windows PC. DroidFish Chess is free Board game, developed by Peter Österlund. Latest version of DroidFish Chess is 1.84, was released on 2020-10-03 (updated on 2020-10-15). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 1000000. Overall rating of DroidFish Chess is 4,6. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This game had been rated by 16.583 users, 857 users had rated it 5*, 13174 users had rated it 1*. Older versions of DroidFish Chess are also available with us 1.84 1.83 1.82 1.81 1.80 1.79 1.78 1.77 1.76 1.74 1.74 1.73 1.73 1.72 1.71 1.70 1.69 1.68 1.67 1.66 1.65 1.64 1.63 1.62 1.61

How to play DroidFish Chess on Windows?

Instruction on how to play DroidFish Chess on Windows XP/7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install DroidFish Chess on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Before you start, you will need to download the apk installer file, you can find download button on top of this page. Save it to easy-to-find location.

[Note]: You can also download older versions of this game on bottom of this page.

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're actually playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Play DroidFish Chess using BlueStacks

  1. Download & Install BlueStacks at: http://bluestacks.com
  2. Open the apk file: Double-click the apk file to launch BlueStacks and install the application. If your apk file doesn't automatically open BlueStacks, right-click on it and select Open with... Browse to the BlueStacks. You can also drag-and-drop the apk file onto the BlueStacks home screen
  3. After install, just click Run to open, it works like a charm :D.

How to play DroidFish Chess on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: http://bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. Drag the apk file to Nox and drop it. The File Manager will show up. Click the Open XXX Folder button under the file sign that turns blue.
  3. Then you will be able to install the apk you just download from your computer to Nox or move/copy the file to other locations in Nox.

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Version 1.84
- Update Stockfish to development version 280920.
- Improve move probability calculations for CTG books.
- Update translations.

Version 1.83
- Update to Stockfish development version 200920, featuring NNUE evaluation.
- Add link to DroidFish manual from About/Help dialog.

October 03, 2020

Version 1.82
- Set engine strength in terms of Elo. Available in left drawer menu for supported engines.
- Support for ABK (Arena) opening books.

Version 1.81
- Fix layout problems in color picker for some screen sizes.
- New configurable button action: Load game from PGN file.

May 20, 2020

Version 1.76
- Change settings view to work better for Android 4.x.
Version 1.75
- Move "new game" menu item to left drawer menu
- Small user interface improvements
- Android 8 and 9 fixes

July 20, 2019

Version 1.74
- Fix incorrect rendering of chess pieces.
- Support for alternate chess piece sets.
- New button action to toggle tablebase hints.
- Translation updates.
Version 1.73
- Update to Stockfish 10.
- Allow changing the user interface language.
- Simplified Chinese translation.
- Translation updates.

April 17, 2019

Version 1.73
- Update to Stockfish 10.
- Allow changing the user interface language.
- Simplified Chinese translation.
- Translation updates.
Version 1.72
- Update to Stockfish 9.
- Show selective search depth in the status area when the engine is thinking.

December 12, 2018

Version 1.72
- Update to stockfish 9.
- Show selective search depth in the status area when the engine is thinking.
Version 1.71
- Updated stockfish engine to development version from 2017-09-06.
- Korean and Turkish translations.

February 05, 2018

Version 1.71
- Updated stockfish engine to development version from 2017-09-06.
- Korean and Turkish translations.
Version 1.70
- Ukrainian and Belarusian translations.

September 28, 2017

Version 1.71
- Updated stockfish engine to development version from 2017-09-06.
- Korean and Turkish translations.
Version 1.70
- Ukrainian and Belarusian translations.

Allows an application to write to external storage.
Allows applications to open network sockets.
Allows access to the vibrator.
Allows an application to read from external storage.
DroidFish is an Android port of the very strong Stockfish chess engine, combined with a feature-rich graphical user interface.

Features:
- Opening books: Internal, polyglot, CTG, ABK
- Clocks
- Analyze mode
- Two player mode
- Edit board
- PGN import/export/edit
- FEN/EPD import
- Adjustable playing strength
- One Touch Moves
- Blindfold mode
- Color themes
- Animated moves
- Scid DB support using "Scid on the go"
- Highly configurable
- Third party UCI engines
- Configurable UCI engine options
- Support for "open exchange" engine apps, such as texel and komodo 8.
- Gaviota endgame tablebases
- Syzygy endgame tablebases
- Free, GPLv3

Source code is available from my web page.

The following permissions are used:

Modify/delete SD card contents
To save games to SD card

Full internet access
To optionally communicate with network chess engines

Control vibrator
To optionally vibrate after computer makes a move