Download Chess Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Free Chess

    2.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Chess

    7
    3688 votes
    • PROS:2D and 3D views, Online matches, Individual play or versus an opponent, Good background music
    • CONS:Does not include tutorials or help
  • Chess Titans

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Finally: Chess Titans for Windows 8

    7
    696 votes
    • PROS:The classic is back!, Ideal for beginners, Difficulty levels for everyone
    • CONS:Why isn't there an official version?
  • 3D Chess Game for Windows 10

    1.3.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Check mate the king on your Windows 10

    7
    281 votes
    • PROS:Excellent graphic fluidity, 25 difficulty levels for the AI, Performance statistics
    • CONS:Unconvincing sound effects, No tournaments or online multiplayer mode
  • Chess

    1.0.119.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free game for android

    -
    No votes yet
    • Chessmaster 10th Edition

      1.02

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Very well rounded chess mentor and opponent

      7
      784 votes
      • PROS:Large variety of difficulty levels, Very detailed academy section, Fun animated games, Superb interface
      • CONS:Similar to CM 9000 with makeover, Some lessons take hours to complete
    • 3D Chess

      Unlimited

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Lifelike chess against friends

      6
      167 votes
      • PROS:Works online or off, Play the computer or against friends
      • CONS:Free trial is limited, Not compatible with Mac
    • War Chess

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Cool Game for Strategy Fans

      7
      841 votes
      • PROS:Cool and colourful graphics, Lots of impressive animations,
      • CONS:Graphics can be a little distracting at times, A few bugs in the system
    • Arasan

      18.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Intelligent free chess game

      7
      95 votes
      • PROS:High level of AI, Simple to use , Allows you to play against internet opponents
      • CONS:Computer can repeat moves too much, Not very attractive design, No different board skins,
    • Chess

      1.2.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free game for android

      -
      No votes yet
      • The Chess Lv.100 for Windows 10

        1.0.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Become a master in The Chess Lv.100 for Windows 10

        6
        60 votes
        • PROS:Simple elegant graphics, Adjustable difficulty level, Useful edit mode,
        • CONS:Plenty of other alternatives,
      • Chess

        1.0.119.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        A free game for android

        -
        No votes yet
        • Chess 2012 Free Edition

          2012.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Your classic chess game with a modern user interface, rich features, multiple difficulty levels and intuitive controls.

          7
          352 votes
          • Cinderella Free Fall

            1.0.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            Windows
            iPhone

            A Free PC games app for Android

            -
            No votes yet
            • Free Chess

              1.9.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              BlackBerry

              Checkmate your BlackBerry

              7
              15 votes
              • Knight's Gambit

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                A single or multiplayer chess game

                7
                49 votes
                • WinBoard

                  4.4.0

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  A classic 2D chess game with support for online games

                  6
                  70 votes
                  • PROS:Different playing modes, including online and email games, Customizable board,
                  • CONS:Simple graphics
                • NetChess

                  0.91

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Play chess with your friends on LAN or over the Internet

                  5
                  25 votes
                  • PROS:Works both on LAN and Internet, Can save and replay games, Embedded chat utility
                  • CONS:No possibility to play against the PC
                • Fritz Chess 14

                  2016

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  The comprehensive chess game

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  • PROS:Six European languages supported, Single and multi-player modes
                  • CONS:Some script faults in training mode, AI has some trouble ending games
                • Chess for Android

                  5.0.5

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Android

                  Realistic Android chess app

                  7
                  30 votes
                  • PROS:Challenging AI, Game coach, 11 game modes, Export game data
                  • CONS:Doesn't explain illegal moves, Not very attractive
                • Chess Master 3D PRO

                  1.5.1

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Android

                  Classic turn-based strategy

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  • PROS:Reliable gameplay, Helpful hints
                  • CONS:Limited depth, Some free chess sims are just as good
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