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iChess for Android

iChess for Android

iChess is a tool for the Android platform which helps aid in the development of your chess tactics and general gameplay. It holds many positions from 2011 Grandmaster tournaments.

iChess for Android in Action iChess for Android in Action

Features:

  • 3 different levels of difficulty (Normal, Advanced & Master)
  • Over 1100 puzzles (tactical positions) - not all of which may end in a checkmate
  • Option to randomly select puzzle
  • Hint for current puzzle
  • Analyze previous puzzle (no engine support at the moment)
  • Automatically move to the next level if the last puzzle in the previous level is solved or skipped
  • Many puzzles from 2011 Grandmaster tournaments:
    • WCh Candidates (games of Topalov, Kamsky, Kramnik, Radjabov)
    • USA Ch
    • 61st RUS Ch
    • 20th Amber Blindfold/Rapid (games of Karjakin, Kramnik, Aronian, Anand, Grischuk, Topalov, Ivanchuk, Giri, Nakamura, Carlsen, Gelfand)
    • 24th Leon Masters (games of Anand, Shirov)
    • 30th NAO Open
    • 12th EUR Ch
    • 6th Women GP (games of Humpy, Chiburdanidze, Xu, Stefanova)
    • 73rd Tata Steel (games of Anand, Ponomariov, Carlsen, Giri, Wang Hao, Nakamura, Smeets)
    • Africa Men/Women
    • 3rd Chennai Open
    • 39th GM Dortmund, Germany (games of Kramnik, Nakamura, Ponomariov)
    • 98th British Chp
    • 8th World Teams, China (games of Polgar, Ivanchuk, Leko, Harikrishna, Sasikiran, Radjabov, Aronian, Svidler)
    • AAI GM, New Delhi
    • 39th World Open, USA
    • Commonwealth, South Africa (games of Nigel Short)
    • 1st China Rapid Prelim
    • Biel ACCENTUS GM (games of Carlsen, Shirov, Caruana, Lagrave)
  • Scorecard with total score & count of Solved/Failed/Hints
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Verdict:

iChess for Android can make a significant improvement to your chess rating by helping you identify winning positions. There is a wealth of top Grandmaster games here to study and analyze.

7/10

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