By Mastersoft Ltd
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Mastersoft Chess Professional has one of the World's best Desktop PC chess engines crammed inside! This engine finished 4th in the World Microcomputer Chess Championships and is not available in any other iPhone chess game. Designed by chess champions to play like a human opponent, Mastersoft Chess will take you from Novice to Grandmaster level! Features stunning high resolution sets by renowned Chess designers.
NB This is the full enhanced version of our Chess Free App with over 100Mb of additional high resolution artwork for iPhone and iPad.
What's New in Version 2.47
New Coach, online play, 100 graded levels, new sets, new boards, improved engine, universal app, retina artwork for iPhone and more! Voted No1 best Chess app!
My Very Last Review for this App
Great App. I enjoy the constant updates and the effort by developers to continually make it better. Thank you.
However, I believe this is my third favorable review for this same app. There is a message from the app which states that the app's review requests are reset after every update. I am giving one last review simply to get rid of the message.
This "reset" is a flawed practice. Get rid of it - rely on new customers' reviews - because pushing the patience of the app's veteran users will work against you in this forum.
Still the best chess app out there, but even that has limits.
[Edit - July 20, 2015] Another post-game request. Another star.
[Edit - Aug 24, 2015] Another request for review. Another star.
[Edit - Aug 27, 2015] No update, but another request, so here I am. Another star. (Tell me, what is the original point of paying for this one over the Free version if I have constant pop-up requests?)
[Edit - Oct 27, 2015] Another post-game reset. I'm done. So long.
Very Nice Chess App
I just tested out the app after the most recent update on October 1st. It is really strange how some things haven't been changed at all and a new graphics errors are visible. For example the update says new chess sets were added. I look through all of the available ones and I didn't see any new ones.
But that wouldn't be a problem. Old available ones are ok.
There are still no traditional common Chess fonts in the game. Ones like "Alpha" or "Vintage" aren't available.
As far as new bugs. I use the app on iPhone 6, and there is always a bright green horizontal line glowing on the bottom of the board. It looks like graphics weren't tested thoroughly. The bright green line overlaps the bottom frame of the board. Very distracting.
Please fix these small things, Mastersoft.
Overall good but wish it didn't cheat
This is a pretty good app for getting your games in anywhere, anytime and keeping your skills fresh. No glitches or resets which happened all the time on my last app. My biggest beef is when I have it beat and it knows I have it beat it will cheat and "force" a three repetition draw (when there are plenty of other moves it could make) just to avoid losing. That seems like poor sportsmanship.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Oct 01, 2015
- Version: 2.47
- Size: 74.2 MB
- Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian Bokmål, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Seller: Mastersoft Ltd
- © Mastersoft Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.