265491 ratings (4.630 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 ★
Chess Free is the best free Chess game on Android! and is currently the highest rated free chess on Android (at time of writing), from the 30+ free 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
Supported by unobtrusive Ads.
*Note: Requested permissions are a requirement of the in-game ads only. The Paid version has no ads, and therefore no permissions beyond writing to SD card.*
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Last comments from Android Market
Okay app. Difficulty settings are inconsistent. Easy is either SUPER dumb or will have no mercy. Unlimited undos & can start the PC w/o Queen.
Good practice for chess players
Its ok I dont get it as there is no clear instructions :-( confusing and now I am uninstalling it there are better chess apps if u look hard enough:-(
I like it bt sumthing is mising.all over its a nice game 4 me.try it :-]
Best except level 10 process very slow on my galaxy s
Training part & famous known plays - will imrove a bit the game
Quality app, good on samsung galaxy s