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Shredder Chess is described as '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' and is a Chess app in the games category. There are more than 25 games similar to Shredder Chess 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 Shredder Chess like games are Chess.com, Scid vs. PC, Lucas Chess and Chessmaster.

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  1. Lichess icon

    Lichess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • F-Droid

    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.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeLichess doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerLichess offers a game mode for more than one player.
    ⚫︎ Single playerLichess has one or more single player game modes.
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    Home page, light background
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    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!

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  3. Scid vs. PC icon

    Scid vs. PC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableLucas Chess can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

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    Discontinued

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

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  6. DroidFish Chess icon

    DroidFish Chess

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    A port of the Stockfish chess engine to Android.

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  7. Chess Titans icon

    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.

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    Default interface from starting position.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableXBoard can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. Arena icon

    Arena

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Arena Chess GUI
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    Fritz

    • Windows

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

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