EG Chess

Developer: Kris Arndt

Current Version: 1.0.28

Last Updated: 2 years ago

Download Size: 18.5 MB - Download

Description:

A complete 3D chess experience in HD. Rotate to adjust the board to any viewing angle. Watch as your Queen moves in real time to its destination and obliterates the opposing piece. Play online or locally against your friends, family and other chess enthusiasts.

Features include:
- 3D board and pieces with the ability to rotate to any view
- Play against a computer opponent
- 2 player local mode
- Play online versus your friends
- Official FIDE (Elo) rating system
- 4 different 3D environments
- 2D piece set option for 2D mode
- 3D lock view button
- Undo
- Online leaderboard
- Multiplayer chat
- Online games can be played at any pace and your opponent does not need to be online to play
- Lobby notifications to notify you when your game is joined or a move is made
- Save and load previous games
- PGN export and load
- Varying computer opponent difficulty.
- FICS (freechess.org) integration.

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Release Notes:

- Fixed FICS game issues.

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.0.28
Review by JReese82

It's Good - Don't listen to the negative reviews. The game looks good, plays smooth, and it's only $.99. One thing I really like is the difficulty can be finely adjusted. There aren't just three or five difficulty settings. It's a slidng scale so you can increase or decrease as little or as much as you want. It was exactly what I was looking for. Way better than the stock Chess that came with my Mac.

Found helpful by 2 out of 2 people
1/5
Version 1.0.10
Review by Hal Itosis

"Save and load previous games" ... really? - The "Save and load previous games" feature (as worded in Mr. Arndt's description above) is woefully misleading. EG Chess offers 4 'slots' in which to save (only) 4 games... with no names. That's it: slot 1, slot 2, slot 3, and slot 4. No named documents?! Four 'slots'?!?! Ridiculous. I wasn't expecting to be amazed, but what a let-down. The concept of saving named documents is so fundamental, i can't believe its intended definition (or purpose) could be monkeyed with in this manner. How sad to see the sorry state of chess programs for the Mac OS platform, in 2011 no less. Alas it seems the spirit of application development has been unduly imbued by entrepreneurship. R.I.P. Sigma Chess. -HI-

Found helpful by 2 out of 4 people

More Reviews for Current Version

5/5
Version 1.0.28
Review by JReese82

It's Good - Don't listen to the negative reviews. The game looks good, plays smooth, and it's only $.99. One thing I really like is the difficulty can be finely adjusted. There aren't just three or five difficulty settings. It's a slidng scale so you can increase or decrease as little or as much as you want. It was exactly what I was looking for. Way better than the stock Chess that came with my Mac.

Found helpful by 2 out of 2 people
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