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Chess is #1 popular game in the world. According to FIDE, about 600 million people play chess and it is the most widespread game on the planet.

"The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions..."
(Benjamin Franklin, scientist)

Game features:
- HD graphics for iPhone 5 and the new iPad retina display
- 5 levels of difficulty
- hint option to find out the best next move
- play either white or black
- play against the computer or a friend
- 2D and 3D themes for chess pieces
- unlimited ability to undo moves
- AI quick response time
- time control (5, 15, 30 or 60 minutes)
- animated moves
- highlight legal moves
- easy to use interface design
- ability to go back to any previous position in the game
- auto-save when exit or phone ring
- view captured pieces
- full game history with chess notation
- change the appearance of the board
- ability to listen music in background

Play one of the oldest and most enjoyable games in the world!

What's New in Version 3.2

Reduced power usage.
Fixed clock rendering bug.


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Customer Reviews

Perfect chess app!

Very clean design, difficulty is just right for me, and I like that you can track your wins/loses. App works even better now that you fixed the battery-hog issue. I wonder if you could include a toggle setting to enable/disable the undo button? It's a great feature for learning but sometimes I over-use it and make careless moves knowing I can undo them. Also, some of the board designs are really hard to look at. I'm glad there are a few that are perfectly fine, but it might be fun if there were more use-able designs to mix it up with. Just a thought, and obviously these have little to do with the flawless functionality of this app. You definitely could charge more for it! Thanks for such a great chess app!!

Lovin this game

I used to play chess with my Father, who is passed away now, and it was never an easy game to start or to end. I always looked forward to that on Sunday afternoons with him. But since he's passed I haven't been as interested. So back at it feels so good! I'm very glad to have stumbled onto it. Thank you for letting us all play!

Best Chess App

It doesn’t twitch, glitch or exits randomly like many other chess apps and the levels of difficulty are well developed to go from amateur to professional.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.2
  • Size: 47.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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