Simple Engine Manager for Winboard
Tom's Simple Engine Manager is a utility
used for adding, deleting and editing chess engines for Winboard.
utility you no longer need to manually edit the
winboard.ini file which will save you time and hassle. The
the most commonly used options for Winboard
engines like setting the protocol version, set the reuse option,
startup string and initialisation string.
run the Setup.exe program after you have extracted it from the
zip file. When the setup wizard asks you which directory to
install Engman v1.41 to, choose the folder where Winboard is
installed ( must be the same directory as your Winboard.ini
file). The setup wizard will place the engman.exe file into the
Winboard folder and various ActiveX controls into the windows
Please Note: A
backup of your winboard.ini file will be created the first time
you run this program.
When this program starts, it
will read the winboard.ini to extract information about the
engines you have installed.
The program in some cases may
have difficulty interpreting the information in the winboard.ini
file if lines contain
inconsistent or wrong information, like
having a start quote with no end quote etc.
the management of chess engines, this program is not designed to
keep a separate first and second engine list.
will make the second engine list the same as the first engine
list when it edits the winboard.ini file. If your first and
second engine lists are different then care should be taken
when using this utility because it will modify both lists to be
Tom's Engine Manager for Winboard v1.41
- 768KB (5th March 2006) (Uploaded 3rd January 2009)
Any questions, bugs to report or suggestions?
contact me on the following email address - Thomas