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Description

A beautiful and elegant chess application for the casual player.

John Gruber of Daring Fireball: “Without question the best iPhone chess game”.

Playing chess has never been a more pleasant experience. On any platform! Everything is beautifully rendered; from the board and pieces to the way they animate.

Deep Green for iOS is the successor to the multi-award winning Newton version.

If you like Deep Green, please rate it on the App Store.

FEATURES:

- Play against engine or human, or engine vs. engine
- Adjustable engine strength
- Concentration setting allowing the engine to play more like a human
- Manual board setup
- Game playback (first/previous/next/last position, auto-playback, drag slider)
- Replay of last move
- Move suggestion (animated on board)
- Take back (undo, all the way back to start)
- Free choice between tap/tap and drag/drop moving (no need to set preference)
- Display of captured pieces
- Smooth animations everywhere
- Game and state saved between program sessions
- Rich, analog-type sounds (optional)
- Callout notification for check, stalemate, and checkmate, (optional)
- Vibration on check, stalemate and checkmate, (optional)¹
- Board coordinates (optional)
- Board auto-rotation (optional)
- Clean and beautiful user interface
- Two built-in skins
- And more…

¹) Vibration is only available if the iOS device is capable of it.

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Games

Secondary: Strategy

App Store

Total Ratings

480
5
260
4
77
3
70
2
32
1
48

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Dec 09, 2008 (about 11 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 9 months, on average.

Jan 28
2016
(Current)
Version 1.2.3

Fixed a bug that would prevent moving the pieces when using tap/tap moves.

Nov 13
2015
Version 1.2.2

This version fixes some of the most common bugs.

Jan 07
2015
Version 1.2.1

- Support for all current iPhone screen sizes
- Several bug fixes

- This update requires iOS 7. Continue to use version 1.2 on older iOS versions.

If you like Deep Green, please rate it on the App Store.

Apr 19
2011
Version 1.2

- Optimized for iPhone 4 and iPad displays
- New default look of board and pieces (skin)
- Universal binary (i.e. iPad version at no extra cost)

Jul 09
2010
Version 1.1.4

iOS 4 compability:
- Support for Multitasking and Fast App Switching
- Fixed bug causing animation delays

Jul 24
2009
Version 1.1.3

Fixed two bugs in Game Info:

- Affecting only 2.2.x, only the Game Info title would be displayed.
- Affecting only 3.0, the app would crash when navigating down, then back up to Game Info.

Jul 09
2009
Version 1.1.2

May 10
2009
Version 1.1

Jan 10
2009
Version 1.0.2

Dec 30
2008
Version 1.0.1

Dec 09
2008
Version 1.0

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