How to install GNOME Chess
on Kubuntu

GNOME Chess snap

GNOME Chess

Ken VanDine (ken-vandine)
  • Ken VanDine (ken-vandine)
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Play the classic two-player board game of chess

GNOME Chess is a simple chess game. You can play against your computer at three different difficulty levels, or against a friend at your computer.

Computer chess enthusiasts will appreciate GNOME Chess’s compatibility with nearly all modern computer chess engines, and its ability to detect several popular engines automatically if installed.

Details for GNOME Chess

License
GPL-3.0+
Last updated
5 November 2018

Install instructions for snaps on Kubuntu

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

If you’re running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) or later, including Kubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and Kubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish), you don’t need to do anything. Snap is already installed and ready to go.

Versions of Kubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) don’t include snap by default, but snap can be installed from the command line as follows:

Install GNOME Chess

To install GNOME Chess, simply use the following command:

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Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

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