jose 1.3.6 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Peter Schafer
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jose project is a graphical Chess game tool for Linux.

You can store chess games in a database (backed by MySQL).
You can view games and edit variations and comments.
You can play against a "plugged-in" chess engine and use it for analysis.

Here are some key features of "Jose":
graphical frontend to MySQL database
read and write PGN (Portable Game Notations) files
2D and 3D view
edit games, insert comments, variations
plug-in chess engine for play and analysis; supports both XBoard and UCI protocol.
Play Fischer Random Chess / Chess 960, or Shuffle Chess
ECO opening classification
Position Search
Create HTML and PDF files.
Web Servlet interface

3D package installation:

Unzip the package into your existing jose directory.

Java 1.4.2 or later

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