LightFICS is a chess app to play on FreeChess.org (aka FICS) free internet chess server.
It offers a minimalistic look in order to maximize concentration on a chess game.
The FreeChess.org server has one of the longest histories in online chess.
The LightFICS software makes it extremely easy to come and play there for a newcomer.
With just a single click you can start a new game, because after some initial setup
the app remembers your password and your game search parameters.
While alternatives like Babas chess offer a plethora of advanced features
they can go over the top for a beginner or a casual player.
This online chess application is made specifically for such people who want to try FICS,
or are used playing FICS on another platform and want to start simple.
+ remembers your password and connects automatically to the free internet chess server
+ one-click button starts an online chess game based on your preferred parameters
+ can export game moves for analysis using copy-paste
+ supports fullscreen chess board
Ratings and Reviews
Awful FICS interface
No sound, can’t see challenges that are out there, can’t see moves, no configurations available. I want my money back. Very bad app
The developer, Daniel Lazarenko, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.
No Details Provided
The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.
- Daniel Lazarenko
- 305.8 KB
- Requires macOS 10.8 or later.
- Age Rating
- © 2016 Daniel Lazarenko
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.