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  • XBoard icon

    XBoard

    XBoard, also known as WinBoard on Microsoft operating systems, is a free graphical user interface client developed by Tim Mann that is compatible with various chess engines that support the Xboard Communication Protocol such as GNU...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Chessmaster

    Chessmaster is a chess playing computer game series which is now owned and developed by Ubisoft. It is the best-selling chess franchise in history, with more than five million units sold as of 2002.

    Commercial Windows

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    DreamChess

    DreamChess is an open source chess game featuring "Dreamer", a moderately strong engine. Any XBoard-compatible chess engine (Crafty & GNU Chess) will work for varying degrees of difficulty. Includes 3D OpenGL graphics...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Chess.com

    Play chess online, learn new chess strategies, tactics and rules, study chess games and openings - all FREE on Chess.com - the #1 online chess site!

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Java Mobile HP webOS

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    BabasChess

    BabasChess is a new revolutionary Internet Chess Client for Windows. It combines ease of use with powerful features for advanced users; integrates a fast and customizable playing environment with a powerful PGN viewer/editor, chess...

    Free Windows

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  • Brutal Chess icon

    Brutal Chess

    Brutal Chess features full 3D graphics, an advanced particle engine, and several different levels of intelligent AI.

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • Pure Chess icon

    Pure Chess

    Experience one of the oldest known boardgames on the advanced technology of today. With ultra-realistic and unparalleled beautiful visuals you can almost reach out and touch the pieces. Created under the watchful eye of a...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • AI Factory Chess Treebeard icon

    AI Factory Chess Treebeard

    Chess incorporates our "Treebeard" Chess engine, an innovative engine using closely guarded state-of-the-art search techniques developed for our competition-level Shogi program, which twice came close to capturing the World...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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  • Jin icon

    Jin

    Jin is an open source, cross platform, graphical client for chess servers, written in Java. Jin can run either as a standalone application (available at this website) or as an applet, directly from your browser (available at the chess...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Knight's Tour

    Knight's Tour is a variation on a classic puzzle that involves moving a knight around a chessboard. It's an exciting game in which you collect coins by moving in an "L" shape. Over 100 levels of various difficulties...

    Free Android

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    Project Invincible

    Project Invincible is a free, portable, open source and cross-platform chess game. Challenge a friend to a 3D chess battle or test your skills against a computer opponent.

    Open Source Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    Shredder Chess

    The Shredder chess programs by Stefan Meyer-Kahlen provide a game playing and analysis tool for everybody and are accepted as one of the best chess programs of the world. Since 1996 Shredder has won thirteen titles as World Computer...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Java Mobile iPad

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    Thief

    Thief is a free chess client written by Zon Jan to play on chess servers like the Free Internet Chess Server (FICS). Thief can be customized and supports regular chess and all variants like bughouse, crazyhouse, Losers, Suicide...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Fritz icon

    Fritz

    Fritz is the world’s most popular chess program, developed by ChessBase, “the world's leading chess software company” (Washington Post). Whether you are a beginner, club player or professional – Fritz has everything that chess...

    Commercial Windows

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  • flChess icon

    flChess

    Chess game with enhanced AI in 3D environment. Main feature - smart artificial intellect, which can give you hard work! For experienced players - chess machine Crafty, which have much rewards! Features: Beauty HD graphics Smart AI...

    Free Windows

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    • Warning The site falcoware.com, where the download is, has a bad reputation on WOT (https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/falcoware.com) and the setup file is detected as malicious from VirusTotal (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/997e9c206a77ebeab45cf89b57b8248872033d65c016a631761e0bb9279c34a6/analysis/1399891097/)
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    iNemesis

    iNemesis is a free chess program that allows you to play on the FICS (free internet chess server). iNemesis Version 5.0 is a major rewrite of previous versions. Its interface is quite simple, yet it gives you twice the power. The...

    Free Windows

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    Chess Walk

    Chess Walk is an Android chess application allowing offline and online (via FICS) play.

    Open Source Android

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  • Royal 3D Chess icon

    Royal 3D Chess

    Royal 3D Chess is a superbly designed strategy puzzle Android game. It makes you feel real time chess playing experience with stunning 3D graphics.

    Free Android

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    SkillGamesBoard

    SkillGamesBoard.com offers a perfect opportunity to play free skill and board games like chess, checkers, reversi, and go against your friends online or other players worldwide. Get free access to these games at any time: start...

    Free Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • GameKnot icon

    GameKnot

    Play chess online! The premier online chess battleground - play a friendly chess game online or compete in chess tournaments, chess teams, solve chess puzzles, FREE!

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Check vs Mate

    Battle vs. Chess is a computer game version of chess developed by Targem Games and Zuxxez Entertainment and published by TopWare Interactive. It was released on May 17, 2011 for PC (Windows and Mac), PlayStation 3, PlayStation...

    Commercial Mac Windows Steam

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  • Chess icon

    Chess

    Play Chess against your phone or against other players all over the world.

    Freemium Android Java Mobile S60 Blackberry

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  • BrainyChess icon

    BrainyChess

    BrainyChess is a chess app that caters to both the amateur and the master! Enjoy online game play, a huge puzzle database, a personal cloud game database, and puzzle and game ratings to gauge your strength.

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone

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  • Magic Chess 3D icon

    Magic Chess 3D

    A magical game of kings and queens of England that will teach you how to play chess.

    Freemium Windows Android Amazon Appstore

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  • Chess Walk Rebirth icon

    Chess Walk Rebirth

    Smart & elegant chess realization; Play chess online with real people or offline with AI.

    Free Android Android Tablet

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