KNights Chess Game

KNights is a free and open source chess game for Linux. You can play with computer or local player and it comes with Free Internet Chess Server support, UCI protocol support, legal move checking, different chess themes, board borders, site notations, animated moves, text console, chat widget, speak opponent’s moves and more. It comes with four computer engines GNU Chess, Crafty, Staockfish, Sjeng and you can also add your own chess engines.

KNights Chess

How to Install KNights on Ubuntu Linux

KNights is available as a snap, flatpak and from Ubuntu repositories. Open the terminal software (ctrl+alt+t) and run below command. It will install the latest KNights chess game on your Ubuntu Linux system.

sudo apt install knights -y


You can also uninstall knights using below command.

sudo apt remove knights

Install knights via Snap

You can also install KNights via snap command. In the terminal run below snap knights install command.

sudo snap install knights

And uninstall it using below command.

sudo snap remove knights

Install KNights via Flatpak

First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation .

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Install flatpak and flathub

Now open the terminal app and run below knights flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub org.kde.knights

After the successful installation of KNights chess game run below command to open it.

flatpak run org.kde.knights

You can also uninstall knights flatpak using below commands.

flatpak uninstall org.kde.knights


sudo flatpak uninstall org.kde.knights

That’s it.

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