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Chess Free

By Optime Software LLC

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Are you tired of playing chess games that look like they were designed for a Commodore 64 instead of an iPhone? We've got the antidote for you. Chess Free is the best chess game for the iPhone and iPod Touch, and it's free!

Chess Free supports both 1 player and 2 player gameplay, so you can play against friends or test your skills against a challenging computer opponent.

Chess Free offers a host of exciting features, including:

* Great graphics and exciting sound effects
* Configurable player names and score tracking
* Outstanding AI engine with configurable difficulty level
* Board rotation for two player games
* Undo function
* Automatic save when you get a phone call or exit the application

Chess Free is supported by unobtrusive banner advertising. Chess Premium is the same great app without the ads.

What's New in Version 1.65

• Updated for iOS 9
• Minor bug fixes

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Customer Reviews


I was using the undo button a lot to see how the black would move and I noticed after a few presses of the undo my piece vanished off the board and the black didn't move at all. I also have photographic evidence of three black Knights!! I was pressing the undo again to study the blacks movements and I couldn't move my bishop to check black, I undid a few more times with a move in between and the third black knight was revealed. I want to sent a photo to someone as proof.

Irritating, Annoying, do not buy this game!

This game was fun to play but i was disappointed after i discovered if i move my piece to many times it becomes stale mate. I thought this was just a one timer thing but this repeatedly happened. As you can imagine this was annoying when you have 1 queens, 1 bishops, king and 2 knights against there king already in position for check mate!
This game became extremely annoying!
I advice people not to buy this game but i believe it is good enough for people wanting to learn chess.

From the SAS MASTER!

It's OK

A great game for the iPhone. It works well enough, though as a single player against the AI, it cheats! It refuses to allow en-passant moves by pawns even though it will do such to the player; and sometimes just before the player can inevitably win a game, it will claim a draw instead, refusing a legitimate score to the single player. The interface is clear and the options are extensive and helpful (e.g. turning on or off music etc). A good free app for someone looking for a classic game.

Chess Free
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  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.65
  • Size: 41.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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