Play Magnus - Chess
By Play Magnus
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Want to test your chess skills against the World Champion of Chess? Now you can! Play Magnus offers you the opportunity to play chess against the official Magnus Carlsen "tuned" chess engine and gives you the chance to qualify to play Magnus Carlsen Live at a secret location! Play Magnus on your iPhone and iPod Touch - it's free!
Play Magnus supports single player gameplay, while future versions will offer multiplayer functionality.
In the mean time, test your skills against challenging the Magnus Carlsen computer opponent and share with your friends to earn additional points!
Play Magnus offers exciting features, including:
- Magnus Carlsen tuned chess engine with general functionality
- Sharing functions
- About Magnus Carlsen updates
- Exclusive chess training with Magnus Carlsen approved problems
- Exclusive video content of Magnus Carlsen
- Chance to qualify to Play Magnus Live at a secret location annually
What's New in Version 3.5.7
Or, for those of you who are more fluent in English than Russian: Dear friends! We’ve made several improvements to the Russian version of the app. We figured things should be up to par now that Mr. Karjakin needs to prepare for the World Championship Finals against Magnus. Hope you have an even better experience now!
New achievements keep popping up every week! Go give it a try!
Oh, and we crushed a bug that was putting us down.
The most amazing chess app you'll ever own!!!
This app is not only instructional, it is addictive- I couldn't put it down!!.. There is something for everyone ,at every level, and I found it immediately fascinating and fun!!.....if I could only have one chess app , it would be this one!, hands down!- thank you, thank you, thank you Magnus Carlsen for being so brilliant and having an app as equally brilliant!!!.... Ciao bello!
Beginner to advance its Great
It's interesting how they use Magnus as their poster boy for the game. Overall the game plays well for a mobile app. What's different from this just came from other Mobile apps is it offers teaching instructions and do overs. This app could actually increase your knowledge of the game.
The current version tries to assign a rating but it seems to really weigh losses heavily as compared to wins. Overall a very fun chess engine. If playing the same age over and over Magnus gets really tough without selecting an older age. Or the app crashes / locks up. Apparently Magnus does not like to lose even in app form. :)
- Category: Games
- Updated: May 24, 2016
- Version: 3.5.7
- Size: 97.2 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: Play Magnus AS
- © 2016 Play Magnus AS
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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