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Deep Green Chess

By Cocoa Stuff

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A beautiful and elegant chess application for the casual player.

John Gruber of Daring Fireball: “Without question the best iPhone chess game”.

Playing chess has never been a more pleasant experience. On any platform! Everything is beautifully rendered; from the board and pieces to the way they animate.

Deep Green for iOS is the successor to the multi-award winning Newton version.

If you like Deep Green, please rate it on the App Store.


- Play against engine or human, or engine vs. engine
- Adjustable engine strength
- Concentration setting allowing the engine to play more like a human
- Manual board setup
- Game playback (first/previous/next/last position, auto-playback, drag slider)
- Replay of last move
- Move suggestion (animated on board)
- Take back (undo, all the way back to start)
- Free choice between tap/tap and drag/drop moving (no need to set preference)
- Display of captured pieces
- Smooth animations everywhere
- Game and state saved between program sessions
- Rich, analog-type sounds (optional)
- Callout notification for check, stalemate, and checkmate, (optional)
- Vibration on check, stalemate and checkmate, (optional)¹
- Board coordinates (optional)
- Board auto-rotation (optional)
- Clean and beautiful user interface
- Two built-in skins
- And more…

¹) Vibration is only available if the iOS device is capable of it.

What's New in Version 1.2.2

This version fixes some of the most common bugs.


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Customer Reviews

Broken and...

I want to like this app so much, but I can't. Good chess apps are, basically, non-existant, and this is one of the only ones that looks good enough that I don't simply hate looking at it.

That said, the latest update broke it completely, and updates are few and far between. This could be so much better and, sadly, it's just not.

Happy to see this update

A great way to play chess on the go.

Loved it -until iOS9

Once great app, probably the best out there. Now, complete junk. PLEASE UPDATE! I've had to go back to's mediocre app :/

Deep Green Chess
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $7.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2.2
  • Size: 95.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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