ONLINE GAMING CERTABO PC VERSION Release 2.0
This release 2.0 allows now to interface and play with any Certabo boards on lichess.org too!! Have a look at instructions before launching actual game for preliminary simple setup. Download the latest 2.0 release of software.
Download 32 bit Certabo Chess Online Gaming 1.1 for PC
This first release allows to interface and play with any Certabo boards on chess.com!! Have a look at instructions before launching actual game for preliminary simple setup.
PC VERSION Release 3.30 23-Oct. 2019
New features include:
1) It allows to play against your vintage chess roms on the solid wood Certabo chessboard using Messchess emulator! Now the Certabo board will automatically be aligned with the the Mess emultator graphical interface of each rom. What you need is just to copy the roms inside the engine directory and it will be seen like a standard engines.
2) It has been added the clock so you can play on time + increment as you wish
3) Also general improvements have been made as resynchronising of the chessboard which allow you to freerly disconnect the usb cable and cut the power to the chessboard at anytime, the chessboard will be automatically resynchronised with the software and the game will just continue from where left as soon as the usb will be reconnected.
Remember always to drop the .bin opening book files in the books directory like the famous Cerbellum from here https://zipproth.com/Brainfish/download/
And also remember if you want to enable the syzygy tablebase you need to activate them creating in users\youruser\AppData\Local\Certabo\GUI\ an additional directory called syzygy and putting there your tablebase to have them properly loaded.
Previous releases can be found here
MAC OSx Release 2.9 09-Sept. 2019
Download the latest 2.9 release for Mac-Os drivers and follow instruction reported below
Instruction for Mac user
1) First download and install drivers. Download drivers here double click on Chessboard_drivers.dmg follow the instructions.
2) Once driver are installed, Download Certabo Chess 2.9 for MAC
3) Unzip the directory anywhere you prefer
4) Connect the Chessboard to an usb port,
5) Go in the directory, open a terminal, type ./run and press enter.
Raspberry Pi3 version 2.90
The Raspberry Pi3 Certabo software is now aligned to version 2.90! 1Gb syzygy endgame tablebase has been included, and opening books are also embedded for easy selection from menu.
Download the .img file and burn it onto an micro SD following instruction here. Please be aware the file is about 4 Gb and will take a while to download.
Please note that not all engines included support the Random Fischer mode. The 2.90 version not supported by Pi zero
Previous releases of Raspberry Pi versions can be found here
Instruction manual Certabo software
Download the instruction manual in the desired language
The IOS app for Iphone and Ipad which allows to transform and use the screen of your Iphone and Ipad like remote display for Certabo chessboard when connected to Pi download it from Apple store.... Link to Apple store
Android app which allows to transform and use screen of your phone or tablet into a remote display for Certabo chessboard when connected to a Pi, download from Android store..... Link to Play store