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DecodeChess Alternatives

DecodeChess is described as 'AI chess tutor and analysis' and is a Chess app in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DecodeChess for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Lichess, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DecodeChess are Chess.com, Lucas Chess, Chessmaster and DroidFish Chess.

DecodeChess alternatives are mainly Chess Apps but may also be Puzzle Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DecodeChess.
This page was last updated Apr 8, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Online
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

AI chess tutor and analysis.

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  1. Lichess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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.

  2. Chess.com

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear

    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!



  3. Lucas Chess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

  4. Chessmaster

    • Windows

    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.

    Discontinued

    No new releases since 2008. But the old games get some solid praise for teaching features—might be worth a try.

  5. DroidFish Chess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    A port of the Stockfish chess engine to Android.



  6. Chess Titans

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  7. XBoard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    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.

  8. ChessX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Open source chess database.

  9. Fritz

    • Windows

    Fritz is the world’s most popular chess program, developed by ChessBase, “the world's leading chess software company” (Washington Post).

  10. ChessRoots

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    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.

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