DroidFish

Chess program

Port of the CuckooChess applet/engine. Features include:

  • Opening books: Internal, polyglot, CTG
  • 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

If you have Scid on the go installed you can read Scid database files directly from the app by long-pressing the board and choosing Load game from Scid file.

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.76 (86) - Added on 2019-07-22

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 6.1 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.74 (84) - Added on 2019-04-20

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 6.0 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.73 (82) - Added on 2019-04-16

    This version requires Android 4.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 7.4 MiB PGP Signature