Last Updated on: 19th February 2024, 10:52 am
Fairy-Stockfish – a chess variant engine derived from Stockfish designed for the support of fairy chess variants and easy extensibility with more games. It can play various regional, historical, and modern chess variants as well as games with user-defined rules. For compatibility with graphical user interfaces it supports the UCI, UCCI, USI, and CECP/XBoard protocols.
The goal of the project is to create an engine supporting a large variety of chess-like games, equipped with the powerful search of Stockfish. Despite its generality the playing strength is on a very high level in almost all supported variants. Due to its multi-protocol support Fairy-Stockfish works with almost any chess variant GUI.
It can play various regional, historical, and modern chess variants such as:
– and many more, including games with user-defined rules