Free Chess 2.0.4

Flash freeware that plays chess with you

  • Vote:
    6.8 (1311)
  • Category:

    Checkers & Chess

  • Version:

    2.0.4

  • Works under:

    Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows 2003 / Windows XP

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free

Free Chess is a simple, light-weight and enjoyable game that can work on any Windows operating system. It does not involve a lot of setting up or configuration, and you can start playing as soon as the installation is complete. It comes with a few game and customization options, and you can choose to play against the computer or with a real person.

Playing against the computer is a challenge, but you can figure out what the computer will do after a while. Some games incorporate intelligent design features that enable the computer to come up with different moves to respond to the patterns of individual users. This game is much more basic, but it still provides enough fresh entertainment to keep things interesting for quite some time.

I consider myself an intermediate player, and this program will allow you to choose from three different levels of difficulty. Playing the computer is frustrating, but I must admit that my skills have improved as a result of being beaten by the program time and time again. I haven't tried the game with another player simply because it's easier to use a real chess board instead of software for that purpose.

You can choose from a couple of different board and piece designs, and the sound quality is pretty good. This is not a large program, and it works just fine on my laptop, as well as my desktop, at home. I haven't uninstalled it yet, so I don't know how that process unfolds. However, the game doesn't seem to be interfering with my system, and it always works when I open the program.

This is nice little freeware game that is basic but enjoyable. Expert players may be disappointed with its simplicity, but this is an ideal choice for beginners. There are some tutorials, but I think the emphasis is on game play and not instruction.

Pros

It is stable and works on slower systems.

The graphics and sounds are nice.

It is easy to use.

You can play with someone else or against the computer.

Cons

It only includes a few different styles.

You can not connect with other players online.

The algorithm seems pretty basic.

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