Arasan is a free and lightweight chess game which offers support for all popular operating systems, including Mac OS X, MS Windows, and Linux.
The application includes both a graphical user interface (which is available only in Windows) and a command line based chess engine that is compatible with xboard and Winboard. In addition, you have the possibility to use this chess software with Arena, which is another free interface designed for chess. Arasan offers support for a wide variety of UCI-compatible applications, including Chessbase and Fritz.
Arasan integrates a rich opening "book" which contains over 500 000 moves.
- The game is suitable for both experts and beginners.
- The game is very challenging.
- Various board skins are not available.
- You will have to manually rotate the board if you want to play with the other color.
|Developer||Jon Dart | see all products from this developer|
|Last Week Downloads||6|
|All Time Downloads||2,134|
|OS Support||Linux, Unix|
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