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Arasan Chess 18.3

A lightweight and free chess software

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Arasan Chess screenshotArasan is a lightweight chess game that supports the majority of popular operating systems, including MS Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

The program provides both a graphical user interface (that works only in Windows) and a CLI-based chess engine that can be used with xboard and Winboard. Furthermore, you can use this chess program with Arena, which is another free interface for chess. Arasan Chess supports other UCI-compatible applications, such as Chessbase and Fritz.

Arasan comes with an opening "book" that contains more than 500 000 moves.

Arasan chess engine is completely free and is distributed under the MIT License.


  • It's challenging and hard to be defeated.
  • Provides various level play modes, from beginner to expert.


  • Doesn't provide different board skins.
  • The board must be manually rotated if you want to play with the other color.
Name Arasan Chess
Version 18.3
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Product Homepage Arasan Chess
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 1
All Time Downloads 2,419
Filename arasan18.3.exe
Filesize 7.4MB
MD5 Checksum 8808BE9A132434EF69971D793AD7E732
OS Support Windows All
Category Games

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BadgeArasan Chess has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Arasan Chess 20.0 April 12, 2017 - Latest Version
Arasan Chess 18.3 February 16, 2016
Arasan Chess 18.0 August 01, 2015

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