SCID Chess Database Application

SCID is a free and open source chess database application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. Using SCID you can store, organize, and search through large collections of chess games. It comes with chess engines for playing against the computer. You can also import and export games in PGN, EPD, and FEN file formats. It helps you analyze and solve the chess games and puzzles. It comes with printable reports, FICS, Stockfish and Leela Chess Zero, UCI and Winboard engines.


Download SCID (Shane’s Chess Information Database) [Windows,Linux,MacOS]

How to Install SCID on Ubuntu Linux

You can install SCID via flatpak package file from the remote flathub repository. If you don’t have then install flatpak and flathub on your system first.

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Install flatpak and flathub on Linux

In the terminal software (ctrl+alt+t) run below Shane’s Chess Information Database flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of SCID on your system

flatpak install flathub io.github.benini.scid

You can open SCID using this command.

flatpak run io.github.benini.scid

And uninstall SCID using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.benini.scid

That’s all.

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