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Play Magnus - Chess

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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 3.5.12

Once again you’ll be able to snap selfies or fetch awesome photos from your camera roll and use them for your profile photo.

You look great, by the way!


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Customer Reviews


Magnus is incredible. Lucky enough to play him in person myself. Long may he reign on top of the game.



Play Magnus - Chess
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.5.12
  • Size: 133 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Magnometer upgrade£2.29
  2. Ad-Free Upgrade£1.49
  3. Set of 77 extra levels£1.49
  4. "The Initiative" Training Video£1.49
  5. "Check & Checkmate" Training Video£1.49
  6. "The King Hunt" Training VIdeo£1.49
  7. "The Evergreen Game" Training Video£1.49
  8. "Magic by Mikhail Tal" Training Video£1.49
  9. "Zugzwang Part I" Training Video£1.49
  10. "Zugzwang Part II" Training Video£1.49