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Review: Chess Genius for iPhone

Review: Chess Genius—$9.99 Released: December 6th, 2008 Developer/Distributor: Lang Software Limited Genre: Games Version 2.0 tested on a 16GB iPhone 3GS Chess Genius is the first chess application for the iPhone that I purchased. I bought it, because I enjoy … Continue reading

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Review: Chess with Friends Premium

Review: Chess with Friends Premium—$2.99 Chess with Friends Premium Released: October 22, 2009 Developer/Distributor: Newtoy, Inc. Genre: Games Chess with Friends Premium version 1.0 tested on a 16GB iPhone 3GS I reviewed Chess with Friends alongside Words with Friends a … Continue reading

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Comparative Review: Chess Puzzle Apps for the iPhone and iPod touch

There is a sub-genre of chess apps available for the iPhone and iPod touch that don’t let you play any actual games of chess, but rather give you a starting move and 2 to 3 moves in which you must … Continue reading

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Comparative review: Online Chess Games for the iPhone & iPod touch

In preparation for my round table reviews of some of the best chess platforms and chess engines for the iPhone and iPod touch (apologies for the delays on these), I thought I’d do an overview review of some of the … Continue reading

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Review: Chess Quest

Review: Chess Quest—$2.99 Genre: Games Released: January 24, 2009 Developer/Distributor: Crazy Zebra, LLC Version 1.2 tested on a 16GB iPhone 3GS running OS 3.1 Chess Quest is not a regular chess game or chess engine, but rather a chess puzzler … Continue reading

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iPhone Chess Apps: tChess Pro vs Shredder Chess, Round 1

This afternoon I pitted tChess Pro ($7.99; direct iTunes link) playing White versus Shredder ($9.99; direct iTunes link) playing Black with both apps set at their highest settings. tChess Pro actually resigned at move 116, but I had the apps … Continue reading

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iPhone Chess Apps: Caissa Pro vs Chess Genius, Round 1

I just finished pitting Caissa Chess Pro and Caissa Puzzles version 3.0.1 ($7.99; direct iTunes link) playing as White against Chess Genius ($9.99; direct iTunes link; pictured above) playing as black, with both apps set at their highest settings and … Continue reading

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