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Play over the local network

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BanksiaGUI has just completed the first few games played over a local network. Two Banksia GUI programs run concurrently on two computers, connected together without using any extra tools, software nor any special settings. They could play normal and tournament games.

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Lichess bot

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Banksia GUI has just completed the first game as a Lichess bot. The road has opened. It will officially support Lichess bots from the next release.

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Alpha versions

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We have released Banksia GUI – alpha versions. They are not official releases but for testers and someone is interested. If you are interested and patient (since they are alpha versions, they may have many errors and problems) and willing to help, just drop me a line. Hardware limit: recently there are binaries for macOs […]

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Support new trench: Lc0

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We set an important task for ourselves to support new trenches, techniques… of chess engines. Bellow is the screen when Banksia GUI working with Leela chess zero (Lc0). It shows Lc0’s stats in multi visual ways: tables, strings, bubbles.

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Tournament window

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Banksia GUI is built on top of Banksia – A chess tournament manager. Thus it is good for making and managing tournaments. With graphic abilities, now it can do almost everything visually and much easier. The attached image is the tournament window after a tournament created. With that, users can: View visually all tournament events: […]

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Design freeze

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We have just supported a new function: “UCI_ShowWDL” – it is used for UCI engines to print out win-draw-lose information. Perhaps that is the last new function before the first release (version alpha). We still have a very long list of new functions and/or improvements. Implement them is quite tempting. However, we are focusing on […]