fairymax - A XBoard compatible chess and chess-variant engine

Property Value
Distribution Mageia 6.0
Repository Mageia Tainted i586
Package name fairymax
Package version 4.8
Package release 7.mga6.tainted
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Installed size 92.24 KB
Download size 41.53 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).
Gothic Chess is protected by U.S. patent #6,481,716 by Ed Trice.
Falcon Chess is protected by U.S. patent #5,690,334 by George W. Duke


Package Version Architecture Repository
fairymax-4.8-7.mga6.tainted.x86_64.rpm 4.8 x86_64 Mageia Tainted
fairymax-4.8-7.mga6.i586.rpm 4.8 i586 Mageia Core
fairymax-4.8-7.mga6.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 == 4.8-7.mga6.tainted
fairymax(x86-32) == 4.8-7.mga6.tainted


Type URL
Binary Package fairymax-4.8-7.mga6.tainted.i586.rpm
Source Package fairymax-4.8-7.mga6.tainted.src.rpm

Install Howto

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




2016-01-28 - umeabot <umeabot> 4.8-7.mga6
+ Revision: 928490
- Mageia 6 Mass Rebuild
2014-09-16 - umeabot <umeabot> 4.8-6.mga5.tainted
+ Revision: 679082
- Mageia 5 Mass Rebuild
2013-10-18 - umeabot <umeabot> 4.8-5.mga4.tainted
+ Revision: 504248
- Mageia 4 Mass Rebuild

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