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  • Scid vs. PC icon

    Scid vs. PC

    Shane's Chess Information Database is a powerful Chess Toolkit, with which one can create huge chess databases, run engine analysis, or play casual games against the computer or online with the Free Internet Chess Server. It was...

    Open Source Mac Windows

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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 icon

    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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  • Arena icon

    Arena

    Arena is a FREE available Graphical User Interface (GUI) for chess programs (engines) by Martin Blume. Arena runs on Win95, NT4 or higher Microsoft OS versions. Arena is compatible to Winboard protocol I, II and UCI protocol I, II....

    Free Windows

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  • Lucas Chess icon

    Lucas Chess

    The aim is to play chess against the computer with increasing levels of difficulty and with a limited number of hints that are given by a chess tutor. Also included are thousands of training positions such as different types of...

    Open Source Windows

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    PyChess

    PyChess is a swift chess client originally developed for Gnome, but running well under any other linux desktops. As far as we know of. PyChess is pure, delicious Python code, from the top of the UI to the bottom of the chess engine...

    Open Source Linux

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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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    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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  • 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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    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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    Tarrasch Chess GUI

    Tarrasch is a flexible, minimalist, and easy to use chess GUI. It is ideal for playing against and training with chess engines. Tarrasch has a built in engine but can just as easily be used with other UCI engines such as Rybka or...

    Free Windows

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    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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  • Shredder Chess icon

    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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  • 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

    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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    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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    eboard

    eboard is a chess interface for Unix-like systems (GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, etc.) based on the GTK+ GUI toolkit. It provides a chess board interface to ICS (Internet Chess Servers) like FICS and to chess engines like GNU Chess...

    Free Linux BSD

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  • Chess Titans icon

    Chess Titans

    Chess Titans brings the classic strategy game of chess to life with three-dimensional graphics and animation. Highlighted squares show where you can move your pieces. Chess Titans is a complex strategy game, and success depends on...

    Free Windows

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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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  • Chess Walk icon

    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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  • Raptor Chess Interface icon

    Raptor Chess Interface

    Raptor is a cross platform chess interface and pgn viewer for the free internet chess server: FICS. It has the following features: Games tab with a settings and table view, Seek Tab with a settings, table, and graph view, Bugwho...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Thief icon

    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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  • SkillGamesBoard icon

    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

  • LightFICS icon

    LightFICS

    LightFICS is a FICS/freechess,org Mac OS X application to play chess online. The app has automatic login and automatic game search (aka quickplay). It's very easy to setup and play for beginners using a single-click to play. The...

    Commercial Mac

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  • 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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