iconLantern Chess a Java Chessclub.com Interface

Software for playing on the Internet Chess Club - on Mac Linux and Windows

Download Version: Lantern 5.61
In App Stores - Lantern iOS and Lantern on Android

Author Mike Adams @PulsarMike on Twitter
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Questions, suggestions: email LanternBugs at gmail. For help Lantern Manual

Click the Lantern Chess Screenshot For Full Size
Wallpaper - Lookup User View
Customizable board colors, fonts, and board window.
seek a chess game dialog and customizable board
Many Boards and Pieces to Choose
chess board in interface
Crazyhouse and Bughouse support
crazyhouse and bughouse support
Activities Window with seeks, notify and events list
event list, seeks graph, top games to watch
Chess Engine Analysis in Interface
chess engine analysis in lantern interface

Client or Interface for ICC that works on Mac, Linux and Windows

Lantern is a free open source interface to ICC. Chessclub.com requires a user download a client or interface to connect to the server.

Features Include

Here is a collection of .b2a ASCII files that can be used with Lantern's Scripter

Lantern is a Java Interface to ICC

Install Java if not installed to use Lantern. Java can be off in web browsers. Java is no longer installed by default on Mac.

Additional Information

Lantern Chess can be used for a free trial on chessclub.com. See validating a PayPal trial if you do not allready have an account. There is a temporary hold by ICC of $0.01 in order to validate. Lantern Software is free.

Of interest, project contributor Andrey, my BlitzIn plugins

Change Log

Lantern is a GPL program. Unzip the same jar file you downloaded to get at Source Code and License.