★ Top Developer (awarded 2013) ★
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!
★★★★-- 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)
-- 12 play levels (Novice->Expert)
This uses intelligent weakening for lower levels. Good for beginners.
-- Casual and Pro modes (NEW!)
Two different play modes allow you to choose how much help the game gives you, and stats are kept separate for both.
-- Uses Treebeard Chess engine
(as used in Microsoft's MSN Chess). This has a unique ""human-like"" style.
-- Chess Tutor
This option shows a recommended piece to move. This will help you think about how you should play without telling you exactly what move to make. This is good for developing chess skill while also helping you avoid simple mistakes.
-- ""Show CPU Thinking"" option for level 3+
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
-- Achievements, Leaderboards and Cloud save for stats! (NEW!)
Available when logging in with your Google+ account
-- Provides ELO Rating based on your results against CPU in Pro Mode (NEW!)
-- 2 player hot-seat
Play against your friends!
-- 8 Chess Boards and 7 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
Landscape mode available for tablets. (NEW!)
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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- New practice level added for an easy learning game
- "Confirm Pro Moves" mode added to the options
- Stability improvements related to ads.
- Improved endgame play for levels 10, 11 and 12.
- Fix for KRKR endgame.
- Added Swap Sides option. "Analyse" improved, and its button moved to Action Bar.
- PGN issue fix.
- CPU will now offer draw and resign (can be switched off in options), and accept or reject player offer of draw.