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Brutal Chess Alpha 0.5.2 Released

A binary installer is available for Windows and a source distribution for all other platforms. This release addressed a bug during the validation of moves. Several other minor improvements have been included.

Posted by neilpa 2007-01-23

Brutal Chess Alpha 0.5.1 Released

Version 0.5.1 of Brutal Chess Alpha has been released. A binary build is available for Windows. A source release is available for all platforms. This release addresses several bugs in the chess engine.

Posted by neilpa 2007-01-05

Brutal Chess Alpha 0.5 Released

Version 0.5 of Brutal Chess Alpha has been released. A binary build is available for Windows, builds for other platforms will follow soon. A source release is also available for all platforms.
Download here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=139550&package_id=159434&release_id=473800

Brutal Chess is a cross platform chess game with advanced 3D graphics powered by OpenGL and SDL. It features an alpha-beta AI based on the GNUChess algorithm.... read more

Posted by Michael Cook 2006-12-25

Brutal Chess Alpha 0.3 Released

Version 0.3 of Brutal Chess Alpha has been released. Binary builds are available for Windows and OSX (PPC only). A source release is available for all other platforms.
Download here: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=139550&package_id=159434&release_id=393118

Brutal Chess is a cross platform chess game with advanced 3D graphics powered by OpenGL and SDL. It features an alpha-beta AI based on the GNUChess algorithm.... read more

Posted by Joe Flint 2006-02-13

Public Release

Today marks the first public test release for Brutal Chess. This release is meant to allow those interested in Brutal Chess to see what weve come up with so far, and possibly even lend a hand in development. For the most part, we are still debugging the chess engine, and we appreciate the help of our users to locate bugs that the development team may have overlooked.

Alpha v0.1 is a fully playable chess game that runs on OpenGL, SDL, and FreeType. All of the dlls are included in the release package, so all that you need to do is unzip the archive and run the executable. Preliminary artificial intelligence has been included so that you can play against the computer, currently we have support for human vs. human games but the lack of a menu system at this point has forced us to make the decision to hard code in the AI player for now.... read more

Posted by Michael Cook 2005-07-31

Updates

Ok everyone,
With any luck, tomorrow the core game will be working, as I have a day off of work.

In related news, this comment directed at Mike...
"Dude, I totally just killed a spider THE SIZE OF MY FSCKING HEAD aboe my desk. As I was about to work on the project. I consider this an omen."
Blood sacrifices to the spider god Arachnes will now be required before checking anything out of CVS.... read more

Posted by TheRascalKing13 2005-06-02

New Sourceforge Page

Cheers, we got a sourceforge page. This oughta clean up CVS ;-) The team is currently working on producing a 3D playable chess game using the preliminary pieces that xaksei put together.

Posted by Michael Cook 2005-05-24