fairymax - A XBoard compatible chess and chess-variant engine

Property Value
Distribution Mageia 5.1
Repository Mageia Core i586
Package name fairymax
Package version 4.8
Package release 6.mga5
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Installed size 91.88 KB
Download size 41.76 KB
Official Mirror distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr
Fairy-Max is a program that plays chess and chess variants. It uses the
xboard/winboard chess-engine protocol to communicate.  Apart from 'regular'
chess (also known as the Mad-Queen variant), it can play Capablanca chess,
gothic chess, knightmate, cylinder chess, berolina chess, superchess,
makruk (Thai chess) and courier chess. Fairy-Max can be easily configured by
the user to play other variants as well, by modifying the ini file. This ini
file describes the rules of movement of the participating pieces and the
initial board setup.
ShaMax is a version of Fairy-Max adopted to play shatranj. It implements the
baring rule.
Fairy-Max can also play shatranj, but in this case is not aware of the shatranj
rule that a bare king loses. So it might play sub-optimally in the late
ShaMax is a version of Fairy-Max adopted to play XianQi (Chinese Chess).


Package Version Architecture Repository
fairymax-4.8-6.mga5.tainted.i586.rpm 4.8 i586 Mageia Tainted
fairymax-4.8-6.mga5.tainted.x86_64.rpm 4.8 x86_64 Mageia Tainted
fairymax-4.8-6.mga5.x86_64.rpm 4.8 x86_64 Mageia Core
fairymax - - -


Name Value
libc.so.6 -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3.4) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.7) -


Name Value
fairymax == 4.8-6.mga5
fairymax(x86-32) == 4.8-6.mga5


Type URL
Binary Package fairymax-4.8-6.mga5.i586.rpm
Source Package fairymax-4.8-6.mga5.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable Mageia Core repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install fairymax rpm package:
    # urpmi fairymax




2014-09-16 - umeabot <umeabot> 4.8-6.mga5
+ Revision: 679082
- Mageia 5 Mass Rebuild
2013-10-18 - umeabot <umeabot> 4.8-5.mga4.tainted
+ Revision: 504248
- Mageia 4 Mass Rebuild
2013-01-11 - umeabot <umeabot> 4.8-4.mga3.tainted
+ Revision: 350041
- Mass Rebuild - https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Feature:Mageia3MassRebuild
2011-12-14 - kamil <kamil> 4.8-3.mga2.tainted
+ Revision: 181522
- include patch to use Mageia build-flags
- rename again the patch to remove patented chess-variants, to be more accurate with our policies
2011-12-13 - kamil <kamil> 4.8-2.mga2.tainted
+ Revision: 181348
- rebuild against gcc 4.6.2
- rename the patch to remove patented chess variants for core
- polishing the .spec
2011-09-21 - obgr_seneca <obgr_seneca> 4.8-1.mga2.tainted
+ Revision: 146296
- imported package fairymax
2011-09-20 - Kamil Rytarowski <n54@gmx.com> 4.8-1
- initial package for Mageia

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