Accesses, tests and launches chess engines
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3.6 on 91 votes

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License: Freeware
Total downloads:10,713 (106 last week)
Operating system:Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Latest version:16.00.3
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Play chess in a variety of digital environments by accessing different engines. It provides flexible settings for adjusting the difficulty level of the AI, rules and time of sessions. Another option is testing the selected engine for integrity and machine logic.

Arena 16.00.3 is available as a free download on our software library. The software is categorized as Games. This free PC program deals with ".tpl" and ".doe" files.

Arena was developed to work on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 and is compatible with 32 or 64-bit systems. This free software is a product of Martin Blume. The most popular versions among the program users are 16.0, 14.0 and 12.0. The Arena installer is commonly called Arena.exe, Arena Web Browser.exe, Mu.exe, output.exe or Pan.exe etc.

From the developer:

Arena is a free Graphical User Interface (GUI) for chess. Arena assists you in analyzing and playing games as well as in testing chess engines. It runs on Windows XP or higher or on Linux with Wine 1.0 or higher. Arena is compatible to Winboard protocol I, II and UCI protocol I, II. Furthermore, compatible to Chess960, DGT electronic chess board & DGT clock XP, Novag Citrine, Autoplayer, ICS (chess servers) and much more.

You may want to check out more software, such as Mahjong Memoirs, which might be related to Arena.


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