System requirements


OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10



Recommended screen resolutions: 1366x768, 1440x900, 1600x900, 1920x1080



Color depth: 32 bit



Recommended browsers: Chrome



Browser's zoom (scaling): default (100%)




Interface

1. This panel shows the current hotkeys. Press configuration button to set up hotkeys manually.


2. Pressing the "Load Engine" button will show up the open file dialog. Specify path to chess engine (exe-file) and press OK to connect it with the bot.


3. Choose the website from the dropdown list depending on which chess website you are going to play.


4. Choose configuration which bot should use to play. This settings affect on how strong and fast bot will play. If you don't know what to choose, use the default config.


5. This is the console, which shows chess engine response on commands.


6. This textbox contains game notation.


7. Press "Register" button to enter a registration key, if you already have one.


8. This button allows you to edit existing configs or to make a new one.


9. This panel shows the currently loaded chess engine.

    interface.jpg




How to play


Launch the program, load a chess engine (if this is the first run; if not - it will be already loaded) and choose the website where you going to play from the dropdown list. Now you can just minimize a window with program.




Then go to website, start the game and press Alt+W if you play white pieces or Alt+B if you play black pieces. Bot will start to playing the game.




Important: this bot can play the game from the start position only! Also screen with the chess board should be fully visible and should not be moved during the game.




When the game is over press Alt+X to stop the bot.




Websites




At this moment program supports following chess websites:




chess.com



lichess.org



chessfriends.com



playchess.com



chessclub.com



flyordie.com



playok.com



chess24.com



mychess.com



velocitychess.com



chesscube.com



1chess.org



simplechess.com



chessking.com



chesshotel.com



buho21.com (windows app only)



chessplanet.ru



FIDE Online Arena




This list will be updated. If you want to offer another chess website or application feel free to contact us. Basically, you should use default settings (this is about color theme and appearance of chess pieces).




Important: program won't work with others settings. So please check screenshots below to see how chessboards and pieces should look like.






Chess.com

Use default settings.


    chesscom.jpg

Lichess.org

Use default settings.


    lichessorg.jpg

Playchess.com

Use default settings.


Use Google Chrome and recommended screen resolutions only!


Note: game against Fritz (engine) on this website is not supported.


    playchesscom.jpg

Chessfriends.com

Use default settings.


    chessfriendscom.jpg

Chessclub.com

Use default settings.


Important: set option "Coordinates" OFF! Coordinates must not be visible on this website.

    chessclubcom.jpg

FlyOrDie.com

Do not use default settings!


Important: set (in options of the game) color theme of the chessboard like shown on screenshot!.

    flyordiecom.jpg

PlayOK.com

Use default settings.


    playok.jpg

Chess24.com

Use default settings.


    chess24com.jpg

MyChess.com

Do not use default settings!


Set color theme: -machupicchu- (as shown on screenshot) in preferences. Also use -Always promote to queen- option.


    mychesscom.jpg

VelocityChess.com

Use default settings.


Make sure to turn on "Automatic promotion" in website settings.


    velocitychess.jpg

ChessCube.com

Use default settings.


Make sure to turn on "Automatic promotion" in website settings.


    chesscube.jpg

1chess.org

Use default settings.


Make sure to turn on "Automatic promotion" in website settings.


    1chess.jpg

ChessKing.com

Use following settings:


Board: "Standard" (not "Green"! see screenshot) + Auto Queen + Disable Arrows


    chessking.jpg

SimpleChess.com

Use default settings.


Make sure to turn on "Automatic promotion" in website settings.


    simplechess.jpg

ChessHotel.com

Use default settings.


Make sure to turn on "Automatic promotion" in website settings.


    chesshotel.jpg

Buho21.com (windows app)

Maximize application window. Disable moves highlight.


Make sure to turn on "Automatic promotion" in website settings.


    buho21.jpg

ChessPlanet (windows app)

Use board theme "blue" only! Disable moves highlight (arrows).


Make sure to turn on "Automatic queen promotion" in website settings.


    chessplanet.jpg

FIDE Online Arena

Use default board and settings. Window with the current game should be maximized.


Make sure to turn on "Automatic queen promotion" in website settings.


    fidearena.jpg




If you experienced some problems with launching this program and bot not works properly, please feel free to contact us: chessbotsup@gmail.com You'll get a quick response!