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You are allowed to download the program package and install it on as many computers as you like free of charge.

However, distribution or offering of Arena Chess GUI, SOS for Arena, Dragon, AnMon, Nejmet, Ruffian, Betsy, Chispa, Hermann, Frenzee, Spike, Aice and ELOstat on other webpages, newspaper, CDs, print and other media is only allowed in unmodified form and with the written permission of their respective authors Martin Blume, Rudolf Huber, Bruno LUCAS, Christian BARRETEAU, Jean-Christophe GABILLARD, Per-Ola Valfridsson, Landon W. Rabern, Federico Andrés Corigliano, Sune Fischer, Volker Annuss, Volker Böhm & Ralf Schäfer, Anastasios Milikas and Dr. Frank Schubert.

Arena Setup 1 = Arena Chess GUI + UCI SOS 5.1 for Arena engine.
Arena Setup 1a = Arena Chess GUI + UCI SOS 5.1 for Arena engine
(for DGT webpage, included is a dll file for the DGT Clock XP)
Arena Setup 2 = Arena Chess GUI + UCI partners.
Arena Setup 3 = Arena Chess GUI + Chess960 partners.
Arena Setup 4 = Arena Chess GUI + UCI / WB / SMP Patzer.
Arena Setup 5 = Arena Chess GUI + UCI / WB Pharaon.
Arena Setup 6 = Arena Chess GUI + WB Delfi.

Arena Setup 7 = Arena Chess GUI + 5 UCI Engines (SOS 5.1 for Arena, Aice 0.92, Frenzee 2.00, Spike 0.9a, Hermann 1.35)
(special setup for the German computer magazine C/T with permissions of all engine programmers and Martin Blume).

Setup program:
We used Inno Setup 5.0.7 by Jordan Russell for Arena setup files.
Latest version = 5.2.3
Inno Setup

 

Copyright Information regarding for Arena GUI:
Copyright (C) 2002-2010
by Martin Blume, Germany.
http://www.playwitharena.com
Used by permission of Martin Blume.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for SOS for Arena engine:
Arena Setup 1, 2 (UCI engine, main partner engine)
Copyright (C) 2002-2010
by Rudolf Huber, Germany.
http://www.playwitharena.com
Used by permission of Rudolf Huber.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for Dragon engine:
Arena Setup 2 (UCI engine)
Copyright (C) 2002-2005
by Bruno LUCAS, France.
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/

Used by permission of Bruno LUCAS.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for AnMon engine:
Arena Setup 2 (UCI engine)
Copyright (C) 2002-2004
by Christian BARRETEAU, France.
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://wbec-ridderkerk.nl/
Used by permission of Christian BARRETEAU.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for Nejmet engine:
Arena Setup 2 (UCI, WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2002-2005
by Jean-Christophe GABILLARD, France.
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://membres.lycos.fr/nejmet/
Used by permission of Jean-Christophe GABILLARD.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for Ruffian engine:
Arena Setup 2 (UCI, WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2002-2004
by Per-Ola Valfridsson, Sweden.
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://ruffian.hkust.se/

Used by permission of Per-Ola Valfridsson.
All rights reserved.

Ruffian 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.5 is distributed free of charge.
Ruffian may not be distributed as part of any software package, service or website without prior written permission from the author.
Ruffian 2.0.0 / Leiden / 2.0.2 / 2.1.0 is a commercial project!

Copyright Information regarding for Spike engine:
Arena Setup 2 (UCI, WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2005-2010
by Volker Böhm & Ralf Schäfer, Germany.
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://spike.lazypics.de/
Used by permission of Volker Böhm & Ralf Schäfer.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for Betsy engine:
Arena Setup 3 (Chess960 engine)
Copyright (C) 2003-2005
by Landon W. Rabern, USA.
http://www.playwitharena.com
Used by permission of Landon W. Rabern.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for Chispa engine:
Arena Setup 3 (Chess960, WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2003-2005
by Federico Andrés Corigliano, Argentina.
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://www.winboard.info/chispa/
Used by permission of Federico Andrés Corigliano.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for Hermann engine:
Arena Setup 2 (UCI, WB engine)
Arena Setup 3 (Chess960, UCI, WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2004-2005
by Volker Annuss, Germany
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://www.nnuss.de/Hermann/
Used by permission of Volker Annuss.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for Frenzee engine:
Arena Setup 3 (Chess960, WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2004-2010
by Sune Fischer, Denmark
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://www.geocities.com/ruleren/
Used by permission of Sune Fischer.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for Aice engine:
Arena Setup 3 (Chess960, WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2004-2010
by Anastasios Milikas, Greece
http://www.playwitharena.com
http://users.sch.gr/amilikas/chess/aice/index.html
Used by permission of Anastasios Milikas.
All rights reserved.

Copyright Information regarding for ELOstat:
Tool for an ELO calculation!
Copyright (C) 2002-2010
by Dr. Frank Schubert, Germany.
http://www.playwitharena.com
Used by permission of Dr. Frank Schubert.
All rights reserved.

Copyright:
Arena, SOS for Arena, Dragon, AnMon, Nejmet, Ruffian, Betsy, Chispa, Hermann, Frenzee, Spike, Aice and ELOstat
themselves are under copyright (German: "Urheberrecht") for the benefit of their program authors.

Non-commercial:
Arena, SOS for Arena, Dragon, AnMon, Nejmet, Ruffian 1.x, Betsy, Chispa, Hermann, Frenzee, Spike, Aice and ELOstat
may only be distributed free of charge. Commercial advertisement, distribution for profit, and distribution through commercial companies is generally prohibited.

 

 

Written permissions for Arena 1.x, 2.x:
Generally Freeware / Shareware webpages we added Arena Setup 1 aren't in this table.

1.
Alexander Schmidt
UCI Arena partner!

Alexander Schmidt has an exclusive permissions to add Patzer in combination with Arena on his webpage.
Patzer and BitBases for Patzer may not be distributed as part of any software package, service or web site without prior written permission from the author.

Copyright Information regarding for Patzer engine:
Arena Setup 4 (UCI, WB, SMP engine)
Copyright (C) 2004
by Roland Pfister, Germany
http://www.uciengines.de
Used by permission of Roland Pfister.
All rights reserved.


2a. DGT projects
Ben Bursik
/ Hermen Reitsma
http://www.dgtprojects.com/
Commercial Arena Partner!

Ben Bursik / Hermen Reitsma has the permission to add Arena Setup 1a on DGT webpage.
Furthermore, DGT projects is free in the decision to create a free customer CD with Arena Setup 1a.

2b. Schach Niggemann
Günther Niggemann

http://www.schachversand.de/

Commercial Arena Partner!

Günther Niggemann is free in his decision to add Arena Setup 1 on a catalog CD / DVD for his customers.
Günther Niggemann is exclusive distributor for the commercial Ruffian 2.x CD-Rom.

2c. Chess Academy
Witali Braslawski

http://www.chess-academy.com/
Commercial Arena partner!

Witali Braslawski has the permission to add Arena Setup 1 on an additional CD / DVD as part to his commercial project Chess-Academy.


3a.
Reinhard Scharnagl
http://www.chessbox.de/Compu/fullchess1.html
FRC Arena partner!

3b.
Mark Vogelsang
, Hans-Walter Schmidt
http://www.chesstigers.de/

Chess960 Arena partner!

Reinhard Scharnagl, and Mark Vogelsang / Hans-Walter Schmidt has the permission to add Arena Setup 3 on the Smirf and ChessTigers webpage.


4.
Peter Fendrich
http://terra.fendrich.se/

Programmer of UCI / WB Terra

Peter Fendrich is free in his decision to add Arena in combination WITH his own engine Terra on his Terra webpage.


 

5.
Christopher Conkie & Michael Diosi
http://www.fzibi.com/pharaon.htm
Used by permission of Franck ZIBI.
All rights reserved.

Christopher Conkie and Michael Diosi have an exclusive permission to add Pharaon in combination with Arena on their webpage.

Copyright Information regarding for Pharaon engine:
Arena Setup 5 (UCI, WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2005
by Franck ZIBI, France

Christopher Conkie and Michael Diosi have an exclusive permission to add Delfi in combination with Arena on their webpage.

Copyright Information regarding for Delfi engine:
Arena Setup 6 (WB engine)
Copyright (C) 2005
by Dr. Fabio Cavicchio, Italy
http://www.msbsoftware.it/delfi/
Used by permission of Dr. Fabio Cavicchio.
All rights reserved.

Note:
A stronger version of Delfi, Delfi Trainer, can be ordered on the webpage by programmer Dr. Fabio Cavicchio.


6.
Erdi Ata Bleda has the permission to add Arena in combination with his engine Elf on his homepage.
http://www.ebleda.com/


7.
Vasik Rajlich has the permission to add Arena on his homepage.
Rybka


8.
Computerbild has the permission to add Arena on their homepage.
Computerbild

 

By sending us any information by E-mail you agree that this information is published on the Arena page. 

 

Arena team:
Programmer of Arena: Martin Blume
Organisation: Martin Blume, Michael Diosi

 

Written by Frank Quisinsky
with permisson by all authors!

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