DroidFish - Strong chess program for the Android platform

About the program

DroidFish is a port of the very strong stockfish chess engine to the Android platform, combined with a feature-rich GUI.

DroidFish should work on all Android 3.0 and newer devices.


Android APK and source code can be downloaded from Google Drive. ChangeLog

Source code (git): github.com. Build instructions

Older versions

Opening books

The program supports the polyglot opening book format. I have found good opening books at RWBC web site, but you can of course use any polyglot books you want.

The program also supports the CTG opening book format.

For information about how to install opening books, read the about/help text inside the program.

Software components

This program contains the following parts:


When run on a Samsung Galaxy S II phone, DroidFish can often search 200000-300000 nodes per second.

Screen shots

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