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  • Chessmaster icon


    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...

    Commercial Windows

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    Scid vs. PC

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows

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  • Arena icon


    Arena is a FREE available Graphical User Interface (GUI) for chess programs (engines) by Martin Blume. Arena runs on Win95, NT4 or higher Microsoft OS versions. Arena is...

    Free Windows Linux

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  • DreamChess icon


    DreamChess is an open source chess game featuring "Dreamer", a moderately strong engine. Any XBoard-compatible chess engine (Crafty & GNU Chess) will work...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Lucas Chess icon

    Lucas Chess

    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. Also included are...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    Play chess online, learn new chess strategies, tactics and rules, study chess games and openings - all FREE on - the #1 online chess site!

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Java Mobile HP webOS

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  • PyChess icon


    PyChess is a swift chess client originally developed for Gnome, but running well under any other linux desktops. As far as we know of. PyChess is pure, delicious Python...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • WinBoard icon


    WinBoard is a pretty basic chess game that is mainly intended to play games online, using different chess engines.

    Free Windows Linux

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  • Brutal Chess icon

    Brutal Chess

    Brutal Chess features full 3D graphics, an advanced particle engine, and several different levels of intelligent AI.

    Free Open Source Windows

  • BabasChess icon


    BabasChess is a new revolutionary Internet Chess Client for Windows. It combines ease of use with powerful features for advanced users; integrates a fast and...

    Free Windows

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  • AI Factory Chess Treebeard icon

    AI Factory Chess Treebeard

    Chess incorporates our "Treebeard" Chess engine, an innovative engine using closely guarded state-of-the-art search techniques developed for our...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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    Project Invincible

    Project Invincible is a free, portable, open source and cross-platform chess game. Challenge a friend to a 3D chess battle or test your skills against a computer...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

  • Pure Chess icon

    Pure Chess

    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...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Tarrasch Chess GUI icon

    Tarrasch Chess GUI

    Tarrasch is a flexible, minimalist, and easy to use chess GUI. It is ideal for playing against and training with chess engines. Tarrasch has a built in engine but can...



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