Aart Bik Apps

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Checkers for Android 2.8
Aart Bik
Checkers for Android consists of an 8x8 checkers engine and a GUI.The application accepts moves through the touch screen ortrackball. An optional "move coach" shows all valid user moves andhighlights each last played move. An undo feature can take back upto eight half-moves to correct mistakes. The engine plays atvarious levels (including random and free-play). By popularrequest, an option was added to select between mandatory captures(the official rule) or optional captures (a common home rule, butwithout "huffing", where the piece that should have performed thecapture is forfeited; instead the game simply continues). The usercan play either side and, independently, view the board from theperspective of white or black.Manualat:http://www.aartbik.com/android_manual.php
Chess for Android 5.7.4
Aart Bik
Chess for Android consists of a chess engine and a GUI. Theapplication accepts moves through the touch screen, trackball, orkeyboard (e2e4 pushes the king pawn, e1g1 castles king side, etc.).An optional "move coach" highlights valid user moves during inputand last played engine move. Full game navigation buttons enableusers to correct mistakes or analyze games. Games import and exportas FEN/PGN to and from the clipboard or via sharing, load andsave as file, or are set up through a position editor. A drawby stalemate, insufficient material, the fifty moverule, or threefold repetition is recognized. The engineplays at various levels (including random, against itself inauto-play, or free-play, where the game can be used as a "magneticchessboard"). The user can play either side and, independently,view the board from the perspective of white or black.Theapplication supports the Universal Chess Interface (UCI) and ChessEngine Communication Protocol (WinBoard and XBoard), which allowsusers to play against more powerful third party engines or evenplay tournaments between engines. Engine setup features timecontrol, pondering, infinite analysis, hash tables, multiplethreads, endgame tablebases, and opening test suites. Supports theAndroid Open Exchange (OEX) and Chessbase Compatible formats.Connects to an external electronic chessboard (DGT andMillennium).Manual at:http://www.aartbik.com/android_manual.php
Reversi for Android 2.8
Aart Bik
Reversi for Android consists of a reversi engine and a GUI. Theapplication accepts moves through the touch screen, the trackball,or through the keyboard. An optional "move coach" shows all validmoves as ghost stones and highlights the new and flipped stonesafter each engine move. An undo feature can take back up to eighthalf-moves to correct mistakes. The engine plays at various levels(including random and free-play). The user can play eitherside.Manual at:http://www.aartbik.com/android_manual.php
Chess Engines Package 1.1
Aart Bik
*NOTE*This package is only useful in combination with a chess GUIthat supports Android Chessbase compatible engines, such as Chessfor Android.Package contains the following chess engines (chessauthors that are interested in including their engine can drop mean email). Both ARM and x86 binaries are provided.BikJump (AartBik):http://www.aartbik.com/Gaviota (Miguel A.Ballicora):https://sites.google.com/site/gaviotachessengine/Cinnamon(GiuseppeCannella):http://cinnamonchess.altervista.org/index.phpDiscoCheck(Lucas Braesch):https://github.com/lucasart/chessAll engines areincluded with explicit permission from the chess engineauthors.More information:http://aartbik.blogspot.com/2013/07/chessbase-compatible-engines.htmlhttp://www.aartbik.com/android_manual.php