Chessmaster Alternatives for iPad

    Chessmaster is not available for iPad but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPad alternative is Lichess, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Chessmaster and eight of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to Chessmaster are Chess.com (Freemium), Shredder Chess (Paid), Chess Meister (Paid) and SparkChess (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 12, 2021

    1. 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. The Lichess covenant: lichess.org will always be free.
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      lichess is web based "app" mainly to play online and solve some puzzles. Chessmaster series was a chess program series which included lectures learning chess playing with computer of various strenghts, had nice enviroment for kids etc. its like comparing say google maps and say sim city game
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      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!


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      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.
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    2. Chess Meister provides a simple and beautiful interface for playing chess. Share the board with another player, and the pieces turn to face the player whose turn it is for lively two-player action.
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      Play, learn and have fun with a free online chess game designed for everyone, regardless of their level. Improve your skills with various AI opponents or challenge your friends in multiplayer!.
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      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.
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      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.
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      Chessmate allows anyone to dive into a game of chess. Whether you’re a beginner (yes, I’m talking about you) or a pro (hmm, debatable), the variety of game modes will challenge you with its witty AI.
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