Paid Chessmaster Alternatives for Mac

    Chessmaster is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is Small Scid vs. PC iconScid vs. PC, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Chessmaster and 12 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Chessmaster are Small XBoard iconXBoard (Free, Open Source), Small DreamChess iconDreamChess (Free, Open Source), Small ChessX iconChessX (Free, Open Source) and Small Shredder Chess iconShredder Chess (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 3, 2021

    • 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.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Java Mobile
      • iPad
    • World class chess database, analysis and playing software for PC and Mac
      • Mac
      • Windows


    • Battle vs. Chess is a computer game version of chess developed by Targem Games and Zuxxez Entertainment and published by TopWare Interactive.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Steam
    • 3D Super Chess offers a beautiful and customizable chess experience featuring both 2D and 3D environments.
      • Mac
    • Chessmate allows anyone to dive into a game of chess.
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad