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    1 .\" DO NOT MODIFY THIS FILE!  It was generated by help2man 1.47.3.
    2 .TH CHESS "1" "July 2021" "Chess 6.2.9" "User Commands"
    3 .SH NAME
    4 Chess \- GNU Chess
    5 .SH SYNOPSIS
    6 .B gnuchess
    7 [\fI\,OPTION\/\fR]...
    8 .SH DESCRIPTION
    9 GNU Chess 6.2.9
   10 Copyright \(co 2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
   11 License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
   12 This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
   13 There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
   14 .PP
   15 Play the game of chess.
   16 .SH OPTIONS
   17 .TP
   18 \fB\-h\fR, \fB\-\-help\fR
   19 display this help and exit
   20 .TP
   21 \fB\-v\fR, \fB\-\-version\fR
   22 display version information and exit
   23 .TP
   24 \fB\-q\fR, \fB\-\-quiet\fR
   25 make the program silent on startup
   26 .TP
   27 \fB\-\-silent\fR
   28 same as \fB\-q\fR
   29 .TP
   30 \fB\-x\fR, \fB\-\-xboard\fR
   31 start in engine mode
   32 .TP
   33 \fB\-p\fR, \fB\-\-post\fR
   34 start up showing thinking
   35 .TP
   36 \fB\-e\fR, \fB\-\-easy\fR
   37 disable thinking in opponents time
   38 .TP
   39 \fB\-m\fR, \fB\-\-manual\fR
   40 enable manual mode
   41 .TP
   42 \fB\-u\fR, \fB\-\-uci\fR
   43 enable UCI protocol (externally behave as UCI engine)
   44 .TP
   45 \fB\-M\fR size, \fB\-\-memory\fR=\fI\,size\/\fR
   46 specify memory usage in MB for hashtable
   47 .TP
   48 \fB\-a\fR filename, \fB\-\-addbook\fR=\fI\,filename\/\fR
   49 compile book.bin from pgn book 'filename'
   50 .TP
   51 \fB\-g\fR, \fB\-\-graphic\fR
   52 enable graphic mode
   53 .IP
   54 Options xboard and post are accepted without leading dashes
   55 for backward compatibility.
   56 .IP
   57 Moves are accepted either in standard algebraic notation (SAN) or
   58 in coordinate algebraic notation.
   59 .IP
   60 The file 'gnuchess.ini' allows setting config options if \fB\-\-uci\fR is not
   61 used. See 'info gnuchess' for details. The file is looked for in three
   62 locations according to this precedence: current directory, the
   63 directory pointed to by environment variable GNUCHESS_PKGDATADIR,
   64 or the package data directory stated at configure time.
   65 .SH "REPORTING BUGS"
   66 Report bugs to <bug\-gnu\-chess@gnu.org>.
   67 .SH "SEE ALSO"
   68 The full documentation for
   69 .B Chess
   70 is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the
   71 .B info
   72 and
   73 .B Chess
   74 programs are properly installed at your site, the command
   75 .IP
   76 .B info gnuchess
   77 .PP
   78 should give you access to the complete manual.