★ Top Developer (awarded 2013 / 2015) ★
Chess Free is the best free Chess game on Android and is currently the highest ranked (at time of writing) from the 120+ free chess programs listed!
Its first class tutor makes it great for both developing Chess Strategy and improving your chess skills.
Completely free! This is not a demo, and has no locked options.
-- 12 play levels (Novice->Expert) This uses intelligent weakening for lower levels. Good for beginners.
-- Casual and Pro modes. Learn on Casual and progress to Pro.
-- Chess Tutor. This powerful option shows a recommended piece to move, excellent for developing chess strategy and avoiding simple mistakes.
-- Analyse move. Perform deeper analysis on your move.
-- “Show CPU Thinking” option for level 3+. Allows the user to see what the AI is considering.
-- Achievements, Leaderboards and Cloud save for stats! Uses your Google+ account
-- Provides ELO Rating based on your results against CPU in Pro Mode.
-- Review game mode. Step through your game!
-- Load/Save game files & PGN Export
-- Designed for both Tablet and Phone, supporting Landscape mode for Tablets.
-- 2 player hot-seat. Play against your friends!
-- Chess Stats, Timers, Hints and Handicaps
-- 8 Chess Boards and 7 Chess Piece Sets
-- Uses Treebeard Chess engine (as used in Microsoft's MSN Chess). This has a unique "human-like" style.
This free version is supported by 3rd party ads. Ads may use internet connectivity, and therefore subsequent data charges may apply. The photos/media/files permission is required to allow the game to save game data to external storage, and is sometimes used to cache ads.
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V2.313: Fix to ad system and promotion for our new Tic Tac Toe game
V2.312: Mod to tune out some pop-up ads.