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XBoard/Winboard 4.8.0 released

Item posted by Arun Persaud <apersaud> on Mon 03 Nov 2014 03:35:57 AM UTC.

Short description of XBoard/Winboard:

XBoard is a graphical user interface for chess in all its major forms, including international chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess), shogi Japanese chess) and Makruk. Many variations of chess are also supported.

See for a list of new features and changes.

You can get the source code for XBoard/Winboard at:

Windows binaries are available at:

We also have a new OS X (gtk-based) app that can be found at:

Thanks for all the bug-reports we got, if you find some new bugs, please report them in the bug tracker at or by email to bug-xboard(AT)

Arun Persaud (

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