Lichess is the most complete chess experience, with a simple interface that focuses on the game, a massive array of game related tools and a huge, worldwide community.
- - Lichess is the most popular Web-based, Android, iPhone & iPad alternative to Check vs Mate.
- - Lichess is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Check vs Mate.
Play chess online with millions of players around the world! Enjoy free unlimited games and improve your chess rating with 50,000+ tactics puzzles, interactive lessons and videos, and a powerful computer opponent. Unlock your inner chess master today!
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.
- - Lucas Chess is the most popular Windows & Linux alternative to Check vs Mate.
Lucas Chess Features
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.
- - Scid vs. PC is the most popular Mac alternative to Check vs Mate.
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.
- - Chessmaster is the most popular commercial alternative to Check vs Mate.
No new releases since 2008. But the old games get some solid praise for teaching features—might be worth a try.
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 Chess.
Arena is a free Graphical User Interface (GUI) for chess. Arena helps you in analyzing and playing games as well as in testing chess engines. It runs on Linux or Windows. Arena is compatible to UCI and Winboard protocols.
Chess Titans is a chess game with 3D graphics developed by Oberon Games and included in Windows 7. It is a fully animated, photorealistic interactive game with ten difficulty levels. It can be played by two participants, or one player against the computer.
Chess Titans Features
I am a pretty mediocre chess player, but at the start of 2019 I was playing a lot of online Blitz. My opening repertoire was pretty slim and I felt myself repeating the same mistakes. I wanted to try out some new openings, but looking at existing opening databases, I found a few...
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 players could want: automatically adjusting...