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System Name: novagdrv
Name: Novag chess computer driver
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This project is not part of the GNU Project.

This is a user space driver to connect Novag chess computers (tested on Novag Citrine, it could work on others) to desktop PC programs. It includes patches for ChessDB and EBoard.

On ChessDB, the driver let's you enter your moves to ChessDB in real time, or transfer the whole game when you finish. You may take back, introduce variations, etc.

On EBoard, it allows you to play games on FICS (Free Internet Chess Server), using the chess computer. You may also play against chess engines like gnuchess or crafty.

Registration Date: Tue 22 May 2007 07:42:19 PM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable

 

Latest News 
Novag driver 0.3: Update for eboard 1.1.1!
     posted by beatk, Wed 01 Apr 2009 06:37:33 PM UTC - 0 replies

Patch update for eboard 1.1.1, and a small compilation issue fixed.

Novag driver 0.2: Star Diamond supported!
     posted by beatk, Wed 08 Aug 2007 07:05:38 PM UTC - 0 replies

Now novagdrv supports Novag Star Diamond, in addition to Novag Citrine. Thanks to Michael Windham for making this possible.

Novag driver 0.1 released!
     posted by beatk, Fri 20 Jul 2007 12:27:00 PM UTC - 0 replies

The first novagdrv release is out. It works OK. You may play Internet games with EBoard or introduce games to ChessDB without any important problems.

Download the source code from the download area and follow the instructions in the README file. I wait for your comments.

Enjoy!


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