jose is a graphical Chess tool.
· 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