Scid on the go

Scid on the go

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* Browse Scid (Shane's Chess Information Database) files, optimized for databases with millions of games
* Header search using player names, sites, events, dates, results, ECO, ELO ratings,…
* Search games by material and position
* Favorites
* Copy/paste games and positions to/from clipboard
* Edit board
* Support for variations
* Replay the game with a configurable delay between moves (autoplay)
* PGN import (also includes import from Internet)
* Analysis with included chess engine: Critter 1.2 (ARM) or Stockfish 2.1.1 (x86); you can add additional UCI engines for analysis
* Study mode
* Experimental write support and marking of games for deletion (needs Scid for PC to compact database after marking games for deletion)
* Retrieve positions from external programs, such as (ChessOcr, non-free)

* GNU GPL v2
* Source:

* Most of the GUI code was taken from Peter Österlunds DroidFish and re-released under GPL v2 by the authors permission.
* Scid integration by Gerhard Kalab.
* Various enhancements by Alexander Klimov.
* Manage UCI engines by Larry Isaacs.

* Storage for accessing databases stored on the SD card
* Internet access for downloading PGN files from The Week in Chess ( and
ChessOK (

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Recently changed in this version


* hotfix for chess engine support (e.g. Komodo)

Comments and ratings for Scid on the go
  • (72 stars)

    by Katarina Ostojic on 06/06/2014

    Really great app, but how we can put the databases all in one? It will be good pls tell me!!

  • (72 stars)

    by john pierre on 28/05/2014

    A core classic must have app for chess nuts, if you could pick only two android chess apps this would be one, maybe DROIDFISH would be the other or Chess for Android, or maybe the "CVNCS" Chess app with it's twenty thousand (or 34,000 or whatever it is) puzzles for free, but if you had to pick just ONE, it must be this one, you could put a huge db file of puzzles, mate in 1 or 2 or 3, or tactics a

  • (72 stars)

    by Nii Nortey on 15/05/2014

    helps me read pgn files on my phone easy, and for free

  • (72 stars)

    by Daniel Stewart on 03/05/2014

    Excellent way to analyze games

  • (72 stars)

    by Chris Robertson on 25/04/2014


  • (72 stars)

    by Alan OBrien on 07/04/2014

    I'm sure it's possible; how does one slide pieces?

  • (72 stars)

    by David Williams on 31/03/2014

    I have a dozen chess APS and this is the best for game analysis and loading/editing PGN files. Definitely recommend.