Arena Chess GUI

Arena is a free Graphical User Interface (GUI) for chess. Arena helps you in analyzing and playing games as well as in testing chess engines. It runs on Linux or Windows. Arena is compatible to UCI and Winboard protocols. Furthermore, Arena supports Chess960, DGT electronic chess boards & DGT clocks and much more.


The Arena project is kindly supported by:

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Features

Download

Arena 3.5.1 for Windows

Arena 3.5.1 is available since 2015-12-20

Arena 3.5.1 ZIP (17 MB): Arena 3.5.1 with engines SOS 5.1, AnMon 5.75, Hermann 2.8, Ruffian 1.05, Rybka 2.3.2a free, Spike 1.4, book Perfect_2010 by Sedat Canbas, mini book Titus 2.4 (by Kevin Frayer), mini book Olympiad, PGN database from Olivier DEVILLE, EloStat 1.3, Gaviota 3-men tablebases, Speedtest 1.0.2, flags, fonts, graphics, help files, without setup program.

Arena 3.5.1 setup (16 MB): Arena 3.5.1 setup includes everything from the ZIP plus engines Nejmet 3.07 and Dragon 4.6 plus move announcements.

This is mainly a bugfix release. Most important changes compared to last public version 3.5.1:

GUI Translations for Arena 3.5+3.5.1

German and English is included in the Arena setups and zip downloads.

Arena 1.1 for Linux

Arena 1.1 for Linux is available since 2017-01-29

arenalinux_64bit_1.1.tar.gz (27 MB): Arena 64 bit Linux, recommended for almost all modern computers

arenalinux_32bit_1.1.tar.gz (22 MB): Arena 32 bit Linux, for old computers

arenalinux_arm_1.1.tar.gz (16 MB): Arena for 32 bit ARM Linux, for Raspberry Pi or other computers with an ARM CPU (architecture: armhf)

Just unpack the archive to a folder of you choice and run the executable file.

New in this version are mostly bugfixes and improvements in detail:

Bundled engines:

Note: The ARM version has only K2 bundled.

Other included files:

Book Perfect_2010 by Sedat Canbas, mini book Titus 2.4 (by Kevin Frayer), mini book Olympiad, PGN database from Olivier DEVILLE, Ordo, EloStat 1.3 (Wine required), Gaviota 3-men tablebases, flags, fonts, graphics, help files


Older versions

Arena 1.0 for Linux is available since 2016-11-12

arenalinux_64bit_1.0.tar.gz (27 MB): Arena 64 Bit Linux, recommended for almost all modern computers

arenalinux_32bit_1.0.tar.gz (22 MB): Arena 32 Bit Linux, for old computers

arenalinux_arm_1.0.tar.gz (16 MB): Arena for ARM Linux, for Raspberry Pi or other computers with an ARM CPU. 

Just unpack the archive to a folder of you choice.

Bundled engines:

Note: The ARM version has only K2 bundled.

Other included files:

Book Perfect_2010 by Sedat Canbas, mini book Titus 2.4 (by Kevin Frayer), mini book Olympiad, PGN database from Olivier DEVILLE, Ordo, EloStat 1.3 (Wine required), Gaviota 3-men tablebases, flags, fonts, graphics, help files

Arena 3.5 for Windows is available since 2014-01-01

Arena 3.5 ZIP (17 MB): Arena 3.5 with engines SOS 5.1, AnMon 5.75, Hermann 2.8, Ruffian 1.05, Rybka 2.3.2a free, Spike 1.4, book Perfect_2010 by Sedat Canbas, mini book Titus 2.4 (by Kevin Frayer), mini book Olympiad, PGN database from Olivier DEVILLE, EloStat 1.3, Gaviota 3-men tablebases, Speedtest 1.0.2, flags, fonts, graphics, help files, without setup program.

Arena 3.5 setup (16 MB): Arena 3.5 setup includes everything from the ZIP plus engines Nejmet 3.07 and Dragon 4.6 plus move announcements.  

Most important changes compared to last public version 3.0: 

PGN:

Engines:

Settings:

Tournaments:

Misc:

Links

Legal Notes

You are allowed to download the program package and install it on as many computers as you like free of charge.

Copyright Information regarding for Arena GUI:
Copyright (C) 2002-2019
by Martin Blume, Germany.
http://www.playwitharena.de
Used by permission of Martin Blume.
Contact: Mail to my given name+at+thisdomain
All rights reserved.