This category covers links to pages related to chess software for the Macintosh. This includes both home pages and download links for such software, but review pages as well. There are many types of chess software: chess-playing programs, chess database programs, chess publishing programs, chess interface programs, and more. The category itself is reserved for links to software whose primary purpose is to allow a Macintosh to play chess against a human. Other Macintosh chess-related software should fit in one of the subcategories.

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Chessmaster 9000 Mac
[ $40 commercial] Grandmaster strength, many training features. OS X 10.2+ and DVD drive required. Released Dec. 2004.
ChessPuzzle 2.2.0
[Free] OS X Dashboard ChessPuzzle Widget [OS 10.4 required] with 6,000 puzzles and Sjeng chess engine
Crafty 14.11B
[Freeware] Version of Crafty with code added so that ExaChess can be used as a GUI interface and computer-computer umpire.
Crafty Mac 18.08 text
[Freeware] Master strength chess engine, text interface only. Updated March 2001.
GNUChess
Freeware download, expert-strength Mac chess program.
HIARCS 14.0
[Commercial $50/$100] Strongest Macintosh chess program, in UCI engine form for Mac OS/X. Single and multiprocessor versions. [Out Aug. 2012]
HIARCS 7.0
[Commercial - $48] Macintosh OS9/Classic version of a former world champion chess program.
j2chess 3.2
[Freeware] Simple OS/X chess game / PGN viewer in Java. Updated Dec. 2010
Shredder 12
Commercial [ $30-$100] The Macintosh version of the 2005 World Computer Chess Blitz champion. Downloadable Demo, Universal binary. Updated Jan 2010.
Stockfish - 2.3.1
Powerful and open source UCI chess engine by Tord Romstad, Marco Costalba, and Joona Kiiski.
Vanessa Chess 2.1.1
[Freeware] This is a multi-document, multi-threaded chess application for Mac OS Classic PowerPCs ( Mac OS 8.6-9.2)
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