This article is from the GNU Chess and XBoard FAQ, by Tim Mann firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
An old VAX VMS version is available at ada.cenaath.cena.dgac.fr in the
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It's only a character cell version for VT100, VT200, etc. terminals.
Thanks to Patrick Moreau for this information.