Scid on the go

Scid on the go

10,000 - 50,000 downloads

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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

* bug fix for engines not working on some devices (e.g. Galaxy Tab S)
* fix crashes with internal engine (Stockfish 5)

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

    by surbhi deogade on 03/12/2014


  • (51 stars)

    by Pierre Chang on 03/11/2014

    Very good for a smartfone

  • (51 stars)

    by Sher Shah on 02/11/2014

    I dont like it i cant play with stockfish 5.

  • (51 stars)

    by Chris Pasi on 25/09/2014

    Cool works well with chess tactics database

  • (51 stars)

    by Mark Lefler on 22/09/2014

    Real, full database features that fit in the palm of your hand. Great interface for lots of UCI engines for analysis.

  • (51 stars)

    by T K on 19/09/2014

    Great app

  • (51 stars)

    by Jeffery Wheat on 18/09/2014

    This app is the absolute gold standard for viewing databases on an android device.

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