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MKGI Chess Club

MKGI Chess Club is a chess playing server with a pure Web interface. It features complete player profile management, full html email notification with embedded board display. It also features an interface to match against chess engines such as gnuchess, phalanx, and crafty.

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Recent releases

  •  22 Sep 2008 13:54

    Release Notes: The board now refreshes automatically when the opponent moves, using AJAX technology. This allows player versus player realtime games in a seamless environment. The system also features slots, allowing ads to be inserted in a rather discrete way.

    •  21 Jan 2008 15:39

      Release Notes: This release contains a new chess board mouse management. The user can still use the pre-2.1 input method by clicking source and target squares, but now the user can also visually drag a piece on its destination square. The move will be taken into account instantly. When playing against chess engines, this allows a seamless experience.

      •  24 Oct 2007 23:49

        Release Notes: This release features a new graphic design. There are improvements like better CSS handling, allowing pretty board paper prints. Board pieces drag'n'drop is also present, as well as an improved login screen. There are many bugfixes.

        •  29 Jul 2007 23:37

          Release Notes: The notification feature, which was broken since 1.6.0, has been fixed. Undo availability immediately after a move has been fixed. Partial drag'n'drop of pieces on the chess board has been implemented.

          •  26 Jul 2007 22:31

            Release Notes: This release features an improved history browser that will display much more information about moves. A ranking system allows rating of every move and suggests better ones if required. A graph is displayed along the moves list to display the relative strength of both sides. On the development side, this release has major code cleanup in the move management, an improved directory structure to identify server pages from configuration files, and a bundled script to fill the database with tips and robot players.


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