The strongest chess engine in the world.


Stockfish is the strongest chess engine in the world. Period. You're getting the best-of-the-best in chess analysis.

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Open Source

Unlike most chess engines, Stockfish is open source (GPL license). That means you can read the code, modify it, contribute back, and even use it in your own projects.

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Run Anywhere

You can use Stockfish on your computer running Windows, OS X, or Linux, or on your iOS or Android device. So you can get world-class chess analysis, wherever you are.

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Stockfish is licensed under the GPL license. Website © 2010-2014 Daylen Yang. Stockfish icon by Klein Maetschke.