663 ratings (4.725 average)
What's new in this version (1.65):
V1.65: Reduced install size, and added a new board!
V1.64: AI Update: Top levels up to 100 ELO points stronger and up to twice as fast!
V1.63: Added Alternating play option. Improved layouts for medium sized tablets. HD graphics for larger and high-res devices.
V1.62: Added resign and coordinates options
V1.61: Hide Undo button option
V1.6: Load/save game, PGN Export, added 2-
★ Google Play “Top Developer” AI Factory ★
Same as our "Chess Free", but no Ads.
"Chess" is currently the highest rated paid chess on Android (at time of writing), from the paid chess programs listed.
★★★★-- rating!: "Chess Free provides a rich and challenging experience of this classic board game, all within the confines of your Android smart-phone. " James Woodcock : Review Journalist (http://www.jameswoodcock.co.uk/?p=5427)
-- 10 play levels (Novice->Expert)
This uses intelligent weakening for lower levels. Good for beginners.
-- Uses Treebeard Chess engine
(as used in Microsoft's MSN Chess). This has a unique "human-like" style.
-- "Show CPU Thinking" option
A unique feature, great for learning chess. This shows which moves the AI is considering.
-- Chess Stats, Timers, Hints and Handicaps
Track your career history against each level and improve your rating
-- 2 player hot-seat
Play against your friends!
-- 4 Chess Boards and 4 Chess Piece Sets
-- Review game mode
Step back through your game and see how you won!
-- Load/Save game files & PGN Export
-- Designed for both Tablet and Phone
-- Full Touch screen and trackball support
-- Support for latest Android 3.X and 4.X action bar for options and menu access
Download the best Chess for Android now!
Last comments from Android Market
Easily the best Android Chess app, with a wide skill-range for the computer opponent. Well worth the money.
Love this game
Great presentation & quality of performance.
Best chess application in the market!
the difference of dificulty between level 4 and 5 is extremely big
Great game and worth the $! GALAXY S
Perfect chess game.
Pipe Smokers (*****)
By far the best chess app out there. Worth the upgrade to support the developers.
The best Chess game on the market! EVO
I have been very happy with this app.