Scid vs. PC
is a usability and bug-fix fork of Shane's Chess Information Database. With
it you can play chess online or against the computer, browse tournaments
downloaded in pgn format, create huge chess databases, and generate opening and player reports.
See Tip of the Day for some helpful hints.
Overhauled and customizable interface
Engine versus engine computer tournaments
Extra search features, including move, end-of-game, and stalemate/checkmate searches
Drag+Drop file opens for Windows and Linux
Rewritten Gamelist widget with convenient context menus and buttons, and integrated Database Switcher
Improved Computer Game and FICS features, including premove, and simultaneous observed games
Many chess engine improvements, including max-ply option, an unlimited number of engines running, and the function hot-keys can be explicitly set.
Tri-coloured Tree bar-graphs, and options for more or less statistics
Ratings Graph can show multiple players, and Score graph is an attractive bar graph
Improved Book windows, including book compare, and remove move features
Redone Button and Tool bars
The Chessboard/Pieces config widget has been overhauled, and includes support for custom tiles and pieces
Clickable Tablebase moves
Recent Game and Player-info histories
Bug tested Undo and Redo features
The Help index is meaningful to new users, with links to the game's main features
Clickable Variation Arrows, and Paste Variation feature
A user friendly Annotation feature, with search-to-depth feature
Better support for UTF and Latin character sets in PGN export/imports
Improved and more powerful Tree Mask feature
Most chess variants (such as Chess960 / Fischer Chess) are wholly unsupported.