Read, Write, Manipulate, Explore Chess PGN Files and R API to UCI Chess Engines

Provides functions for reading *.PGN files with more than one game, including large files without copying it into RAM (using 'ff' package or 'RSQLite' package). Handle chess data and chess aggregated data, count figure moves statistics, create player profile, plot winning chances, browse openings. Set of functions of R API to communicate with UCI-protocol based chess engines.

bigchess Read, Manipulate and Explore Chess PGN Files in R

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The [bigchess] package - Read, Manipulate and Explore Chess PGN Files

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1.9.0 by Wojciech Rosa, 2 days ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Wojciech Rosa

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports processx

Suggests ff, ffbase, RSQLite, rjson, magrittr

See at CRAN