Ratings and reviews

Average customer rating

3.6
31 ratings

Rating snapshot

  1. 5
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    10
  2. 4
    29%
    9
  3. 3
    19%
    6
  4. 2
    3%
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  5. 1
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    5
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Nooree · 3/29/2013
Beautiful but poor interface

This game looks great and plays well but the interface needs work. The forfeit button is large and prominent on the screen, and accidently brushing it will cause the game to end with no option for retrieving the game. There should be, at a minimum, a confirmation screen prior to actually closing the game. Also, tracking past games, such as moves lists, seems like fairly basic functionality this game should have.

Chris · 1/15/2013
Best Windows 8 Chess App

Not sure why this app is only at 3 stars because it has the major element that all the others in the Store do not have. Intelligence. It's really nice you can adjust the AI as well. I will tell you that level 1 is way too easy unless you are just beginning. Level 5 is just about where all the other Windows 8 Chess apps play at. Adjust this app all the way up though, and you are playing a very skilled opponent on the level of tournaments. Highly recommend you save your time and money, this is it.

Sharjeel · 12/3/2012
Chess Pro

awesome...after win7 its the 1st time i've found a super 3D chess game with timers, themes and 'change difficulty' options.

Reviewer 3901 · 11/24/2012
Solid chess game - best I've tried for Windows 8

Behind the simple, easy to use interface is a serious Chess engine. Level 1 is easy enough for my kids who are learning, and level 10... well, I don't know, I play on level 4.

B · 12/30/2012
won't work

I am getting a message that the program won't load and I should go to the store for more info. What info ???

Ray · 3/6/2013
Finally A Chess Game That Really Works

It works and looks decent too! All the rest really either don't work, crash or are very poorly designed. Still not near as cool looking as Chess Titans. I can't believe that all those games from Windows 7 were dropped in Windows 8

Duane · 3/2/2013
Simple, easy-to-play chess game

This is a really good chess game for Windows RT.

Sean · 2/21/2013
Pretty Good

Game has good graphic, nice features. Would like the ability to shut off the move hints.

Safzan · 12/22/2012
Great App!

Liked this app a lot. Still missing something.

Daniel · 12/5/2012
fun fun fun

I is fun still yet to move to level 2

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Features

  • 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.
  • Chess Stats, Timers, and Handicaps - Track your career history against each level and improve your rating
  • 2 player hot-seat - Play against your friends!
  • 6 Chess Boards and 5 Chess Piece Sets to choose from.
  • Resume Game - Let's you pick up where you left off.
  • Designed for both Tablet and Desktop

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