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fishnet: distributed Stockfish analysis for


  1. Request your personal fishnet key:

  2. Install the fishnet client.

    Via pip

    To install or upgrade to the latest version do:

    pip install --upgrade --user fishnet

    Example usage:

    python -m fishnet --auto-update

    Optional: Generate a systemd service file:

    python -m fishnet systemd

    Via Docker

    There is a Docker container courtesy of @mklemenz. For example you can simply do:

    docker run mklemenz/fishnet --key MY_APIKEY --auto-update custom Stockfish

fishnet is using custom Stockfish by @ddugovic.

You can build Stockfish yourself (for example with ./ and provide the path using python -m fishnet --stockfish-command. Otherwise a precompiled binary will be downloaded for you.


See for details.


fishnet is licensed under the GPLv3+ license. See LICENSE.txt for the full license text.

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