Chess Openings Explorer

Chess Openings Explorer


IMPORTANT! For all user who get a File Not Found error on first run. In any file manager do this:
1. Look for a folder called Android/obb/name.duzenko.
chessopeningexplorer on sdcard or external storage
2. There should be a 200+ MB file - it's a zip archive, so you can open with any app that supports zip.
3. Create a folder on a storage that has the most free space named "Chess Opening Explorer". (Note CapitaL letters - androis might be case-sensitive)
4. Extract files from zip (2) to the folder (3).
If it still does not work, try (3) and (4) on another storage.

Database of all 2.3M standard games played in 2012 on The Free Internet Chess Server (http://www.freechess.org/)
Sorted by opening moves, white/black win/draw statistics included
Requires 700MB available space on SD card for the uncompressed games database, additionally to the app itself.
If your phone has more than one SD card, the app will automatically select the one with most available space.

Please send your feedback, it will be appreciated

Recent changes:
1.8
Added opening names

1.7.4
Fixed wrong queen-side castle.
Improved graphics in alternative mode.

1.7.3
Fixed the missing pieces after check moves.
Moves should not reset after putting the device to sleep.

1.7.2
Added option to choose alternative chessboard style
Chessboard flips on tap

1.7.1
Fixed crash when resuming to the app after it has been closed by system

1.7
Fixed duplicated & missing pieces (thanks to Oscar Gonzalez)
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4.0
User ratings
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Installs
10,000+
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File size
242812 kb
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About Chess Openings Explorer
IMPORTANT! For all user who get a File Not Found error on first run. In any file manager do this:
1. Look for a folder called Android/obb/name.duzenko.
chessopeningexplorer on sdcard or external storage
2. There should be a 200+ MB file - it's a zip archive, so you can open with any app that supports zip.
3. Create a folder on a storage that has the most free space named "Chess Opening Explorer". (Note CapitaL letters - androis might be case-sensitive)
4. Extract files from zip (2) to the folder (3).
If it still does not work, try (3) and (4) on another storage.

Database of all 2.3M standard games played in 2012 on The Free Internet Chess Server (http://www.freechess.org/)
Sorted by opening moves, white/black win/draw statistics included
Requires 700MB available space on SD card for the uncompressed games database, additionally to the app itself.
If your phone has more than one SD card, the app will automatically select the one with most available space.

Please send your feedback, it will be appreciated

Recent changes:
1.8
Added opening names

1.7.4
Fixed wrong queen-side castle.
Improved graphics in alternative mode.

1.7.3
Fixed the missing pieces after check moves.
Moves should not reset after putting the device to sleep.

1.7.2
Added option to choose alternative chessboard style
Chessboard flips on tap

1.7.1
Fixed crash when resuming to the app after it has been closed by system

1.7
Fixed duplicated & missing pieces (thanks to Oscar Gonzalez)

User reviews of Chess Openings Explorer
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A Google User
Dec 11, 2014
File Not Found With the SD out, it works. With SD card in, it doesnt.
A Google User
Dec 7, 2014
Nicely done Been looking for something like this! Well done!
A Google User
Nov 21, 2014
File not found Didn't work...
A Google User
Nov 19, 2014
IOException! What does it mean? Refuses to open on Droid razr.
A Google User
Nov 8, 2014
Interesting chess opening app A) missing 'home' button.. After long var, clicking back button to go back a bit tedious. B) more options in the setting like training mode.