BICS = bughouse ICS
The idea : to have free open source bughouse chess internet server with bronstein time control and various of improvements in alternative chess direction.
New free bughouse ICS started - open source
Thanks to Aramen
Thanks to Developers of http://chess.samba.org and http://chessd.sourceforge.net
- For more join Aramen's BICS (http://chess.sipay.ru) where this free bughouse chess internet server now,
You can connect using Thief interface ...
BICS now in USA hosted use 126.96.36.199 in Thief server configuration (no chess.sipay.ru)
- One stable version of BICS is here :
BICS public 0.5 release.tar.gz (191 KB)
Working features of this open source internet chess server :
- Bronstein time control
- Thief + BICS + Timeseal : playing, observing, following, logging games
- Fischer random bughouse, crazyhouse
- Improved rating system for bughouse
- And more ...
This is working BICS - all sources, only timeseal decoder source file is not included,
and You can ask developers for timeseal if you seriously wish run BICS.