prMac Tag 'Chess' prMac serves to enhance the visibility of press releases in the Mac world, offering Mac-centric news media distribution services as well as top-notch RSS feeds. © 2017 prMac en-us Publisher LITE Games releases fully refurbished version of Mills Fri, 16 Dec 2016 04:15:00 CST Hamburg based LITE Games GmbH today announces Mills 2.5.1, an update to their popular game title for iOS devices. The aim of the game is to hit as many enemy stones as possible by forming so-called Mills. However, you can also block your opponent by cleverly moving your own stones around, rendering them unable to make a move. Version 2.5.1 receives a complete overhaul including online multiplayer mode, international leaderboards, and stylish HD graphics. David Sumner Releases Tactical Checkers 1.0 for the iPhone and iPad Mon, 09 May 2016 07:00:00 CST Durham based independent developer David Sumner today releases Tactical Checkers 1.0, a new two-player game developed exclusively for iPhone/iPad. Play occurs on a 5 x 4 board with moveable checkers. It is perfect for kids and adults alike. The game is easy to play, but challenging to play well, as it contains significant tactical and strategic aspects. Play the computer at any of four levels, or another human. The app is being offered free for a limited time, and it requires iOS 7 or greater. David Sumner Announces Tactical Checkers for iPhone and iPad Tue, 03 May 2016 07:00:00 CST Durham based independent developer, David Sumner today announces the up-and-coming release of Tactical Checkers, a new game developed exclusively for iOS devices. This two-player game consists of a 4 x 5 board divided into 20 squares. Perfect for kids and adults alike, Tactical Checkers will be an extension of Tic Tac Toe with the addition of significant strategic and tactical elements. Tactical Checkers will be released on Saturday May 7, 2016. Daily Chess Puzzle - the app for everyone who loves tricky chess puzzles Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:30:00 CST Hamburg based mobile games publisher, LITE Games today introduces Daily Chess Puzzle 1.3.2 for iOS and Android, the first two-step chess puzzle app in cooperation with Germany's leading puzzle creator, Stefan Heine. Play daily chess challenges and learn how to play chess. The goal of this chess puzzle game is to checkmate the black king in 2 moves. Featuring two game modes, Daily Chess Puzzle features 200 challenging chess puzzles with carefully-designed graphics and texts. Kono - Abstract Strategy Board Game 2.0 for iOS Now Available Fri, 29 Jan 2016 05:00:00 CST New York-based developer, Huntington Phoenix today announces Kono 2.0, an important update to their abstract strategy board game for iOS devices. Kono offers a strategic challenge by requiring players to move their pieces into position along a grid to capture opposing pieces. The game ends when the opposing player's pieces are captured or immobilized. Version 2.0 brings diagonal moves, 17 new boards, a board editor, and a community for sharing user-created boards. iOS Region releases iCheckMate 1.6 for iOS - Classic Board Game Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CST iOS Region announces iCheckMate 1.6, an update to their popular chess game developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. iCheckMate provides a rich experience of this classic board game. Featuring superb graphics and sound effects, iCheckMate supports both 1 player and 2 player gameplay, so you can play against friends or test your skills against a challenging computer opponent. Featuring an all new iOS7 design, version 1.6 offers general improvements. World Computer Chess Champion Updates Chess Online At Thu, 14 Aug 2014 05:00:00 CST Shredder Chess today announces Chess Online @ 1.2, an update to their award-winning chess game for iOS devices. Chess Online provides casual and competitive online gameplay for players of all levels and abilities. Players can compete in tournaments, play or watch games, and view ELO ratings. Users can also chat with fellow players, receive notifications, and examine in-depth statistics of results. Version 1.2 includes better support, new setting controls, and other minor fixes. High Resolution Interactive 3D Chess with Warrior Chess 1.18 for iOS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00:00 CST After Dark Studios today announces Warrior Chess 1.18 for iOS, an update to their high resolution 3D chess game. Themed in the year 1066, Warrior Chess is an interactive chess game based on the historic Battle of Hastings. With 99 different AI difficulty settings, players have a choice of challenging another player or the computer in timed or untimed games. Warrior Chess also offers a helpful How-to-Play tutorial, the ability to save and load games, and a move hint generation feature. Charming puzzler Knight Saves Queen hits the App Store Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 CST Brisbane based indie developer, Dobsoft Studios today introduces Knight Saves Queen 1.0.1 for iOS, the latest game in its growing portfolio. Knight Saves Queen borrows elements of chess to create a brand new, challenging puzzle game. Players can expect an engaging and formidable adventure. Combined with charming visuals, an orchestral soundtrack and 100 levels to conquer at release, the free-to-download app presents a compelling package for puzzle fans. Time Tracer Ltd Releases Gemtactix - A Free, Fun and Social Game App Wed, 07 Aug 2013 05:00:00 CST Time Tracer Limited announces Gemtactix 1.2, a fun, social and tactical strategy game for iOS. Gemtactix is an electronic version of a popular social mancala board game that has been played around the world, for centuries in some places. The player's objective is to win the game by moving their craft around the board to capture enough of the opponents gems to stop the opponent capturing their gems. The game ends when a player cannot capture anymore gems: The winner is the one with the most gems. Prairie Media Releases Unique Documentary on World-Renowned Chess Sets Thu, 11 Jul 2013 06:55:00 CST Prairie Media has released a new documentary entitled "Chess Masterworks: The Art and History of Twenty-five Chess Sets from the World-Renowned Collection of Dr. George and Vivian Dean." The film, available as a DVD, BluRay and digital download, features 25 of the world's greatest chess sets from the spectacular collection of Dr. George Dean, Founder and President Emeritus of Chess Collectors International, and his wife Vivian. Egyptian Senet for iOS - Board Game of the Afterlife Played in 3500 B.C. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 05:00:00 CST Ezzat Studios today announces Egyptian Senet 1.0.2 for iOS, its board game first played in ancient Egypt more than 5,000 years ago. Players compete against the game's AI, taking turns, as each tries to move their 7 pawns across and off the gameboard, successfully completing their soul's journey through the underworld realm of Osiris. Casting sticks serve as dice, and the game automatically flashes all the player's pieces eligible to move according to the rules of the game, following each throw. Ninjas! - A unique mixture of Stratego, Chess and Rock-Paper-Scissors Thu, 06 Jun 2013 05:30:00 CST Khayal Interactive Entertainment and Spoon studios today introduce Ninjas! 1.0, a new iOS board/strategy game. You Command your army of ninjas in this addictive game through battles to locate and capture the enemy's treasure box. Ninjas! effectively combines elements from Stratego, Chess and Rock-Paper-Scissors to provide a unique gaming experience that can be enjoyed in single player mode or played with your friends via Game Center. inventVALLEY Releases Fun With Chess Game Thu, 06 Jun 2013 05:00:00 CST For the first time, kids and parents can learn, play and have Fun with Chess. inventVALLEY, a specialized firm with a mission to enrich life of people with meaningful mobile applications and games, has recently announced the launch of its latest game, Fun With Chess 1.01. This super addictive and engaging game allows everyone to enjoy the complex game of chess in a more interactive and fun way. Fun with Chess is available for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android and even on Facebook. Tiny War Online - A Brand New Strategy Game to Challenge Yourself Mon, 20 May 2013 09:20:00 CST LuncatStudios introduces Tiny War Online 1.0 for iOS. The game is built to challenge players, not only by using skills and strategies, but also with a bit of luck. The game is inspired from the traditional Animal Chess game where the animals are ranked in the circle way. The strongest one can be killed by the weakest one if being attacked. It is a very addicting game, which keeps players busy for several hours competing to boost rankings. Chess Trainer named Best Training App for Beginners and Professionals Thu, 31 Jan 2013 07:25:00 CST Independent developer Simon Louchart announced that Web App Rater has just named Chess Trainer 2.0 the "Best Training App for Beginners and Professionals". This recognition comes with the release of the new "Learn" section of the app. Chess Trainer helps you to understand the basics of the game and helps you to progress in a fun way. Learn the strategic principles behind the right moves. Improve your tactical play with more than 2500 tactic puzzles, ordered by theme and difficulty. Grandmaster Rogelio Barcenilla Jr.: I'm Using Chess Opening Trainer Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:30:00 CST Filipino-American chess grandmaster Rogelio Barcenilla Jr. has revealed that that he is using the iPad app Chess Opening Trainer to manage his repertoire. In a show of his appreciation of the Chess Opening Trainer, Grandmaster Barcenilla posted on his official Facebook fan page pictures of him showing his iPad with Chess Opening Trainer. Chess Opening Trainer is a tool for building and mastering chess opening repertoire. Version 3.0, adds support for Forsyth-Edwards Notation positions and more. Chess Opening Trainer 3.0 Adds Position Training Wed, 24 Oct 2012 04:00:00 CST Arizona based Cliqueyou today announces Chess Opening Trainer 3.0, an update to its popular games title for iPad. Chess Opening Trainer is a tool for building and mastering chess opening repertoire. This release enhances the opening training feature by adding the ability to bookmark key positions or 'tabiya', an important concept in mastering chess openings. Also, it is now possible for users to use Chess Opening Trainer as a position trainer for tactics, end games and other essential positions. Become a chess expert with Chess Master Mon, 03 Sep 2012 08:00:00 CST mobivention today introduces Chess Master 1.0, its new gaming title for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices. Featuring a computer opponent, 3D game pieces, several designs and two game modes, Chess Master breathes new life into one of the oldest games of the world. The goal of the game is still to checkmate the opponent with a clever strategy and brains. Users can play against the computer or online with friends. For the final touch there are also sound effects and animations. Chess Deluxe Now Available on the Mac App Store Wed, 15 Aug 2012 07:25:00 CST Sydney-based independent developer, Nicholas Cooke today introduces Chess Deluxe 1.0, his new game title for Mac OS X. Available on the Mac App Store, Chess Deluxe takes the experience of chess to the next level with a simple yet elegant UI, great graphics and fantastic gameplay. The game offers unlimited undo, an optional timer, as well as supports both 1 player, 2 player and online gameplay using Game Center, so you can play against your friends, or test at your skills against the AI. Roman Backgammon Summer Sale - July 24 and July 25 Tue, 24 Jul 2012 05:30:00 CST eoz games today announced that Roman Backgammon, their critically acclaimed gaming title will be on sale for two days, July 24th and 25th. An App Craver Hall of Fame Editor's Pick, Roman Backgammon is a simpler, ancient version of backgammon that unearths the roots of the classic game to deliver a unique experience with a custom mosaic game board and dice design. The game can be played in one or two player modes, or a player can select an opponent from anywhere in the world using Game Center. eoz games Announces Free App Day Tuesday Tue, 24 Apr 2012 03:00:00 CST To celebrate the launch of their gaming app trio - eoz games is pleased to announce that Word Cracker, Ticker Quiz and newly released Roman Backgammon, will be available for free on Tuesday, April 24th. Word Cracker presents consonants only and the user must figure out where the vowels go. Ticker Quiz tests knowledge of stock ticker symbols. Roman Backgammon is a simpler, ancient version of backgammon that is fun for adults. Roman Backgammon - Go Back In Time - New App by eoz games Mon, 16 Apr 2012 07:00:00 CST eoz games today introduces Roman Backgammon 1.0, its new gaming title for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Now on sale, Roman Backgammon is a simpler, ancient version of backgammon that is fun for adults and an excellent way to introduce children to the game. Roman Backgammon unearths the roots of the classic Backgammon game to deliver a unique experience with slightly different rules and a custom mosaic game board and dice design to take you back in time. New Chess Opening Trainer for iPad Lists More Free Training Books Thu, 29 Mar 2012 05:00:00 CST Arizona based Cliqueyou today announces Chess Opening Trainer 1.1, an update to its popular educational title for iPad. Chess Opening Trainer builds on the time-tested educational technique of learning by doing. Chess Opening Trainer smartly plays the variations based on which move the user has the most difficulty learning or remembering. Version 1.1 supports landscape only mode, Minor user interface improvements and bug fixes with seven free sample training books available for download. New iPad Retina Graphics for Knight Defense HD Tue, 20 Mar 2012 09:40:00 CST Knight Defense HD for Apple iPad has been updated to version 1.5.0, featuring retina graphics optimised for the new iPad. This strategy/action hybrid game features elements of tower defense and chess, dressed in bright, glowing neon graphics. The random level generator, previously an in-app purchase, is now integrated into the base game. To mark the release of the new iPad the app is on sale at half price for a limited time. Learn and Master Chess Openings with this New App for iPad Mon, 05 Mar 2012 05:00:00 CST Arizona based Cliqueyou today introduces Chess Opening Trainer 1.0, its new educational title for iPad. Chess Opening Trainer builds on the time-tested educational technique of learning by doing. The user trains by playing the exact opening lines he/she wants to learn. The app records the move as the user plays the move. Chess Opening Trainer smartly plays the variations based on which move the user has the most difficulty learning or remembering. First chess in a three-dimensional field is available for iPad Thu, 12 Jan 2012 09:00:00 CST Ukrainian company InCube Games presents iOS, iPad compatible, version of InCube Chess, the new and revolution version of the well-known chess game, that transfer battle between whites and blacks to real 3D cube instead of usual board, in addition to the basic version of the program accessible to all versions of Mac OS. Besides, despite the quite affordable price, for all supported hardware platforms became accessible freeware versions of the game. Friendle for iOS Features 7 Classic Games to Play with Friends Mon, 12 Dec 2011 06:00:00 CST Candywriter today introduces Friendle 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Friendle includes seven classic turn-based games to play with friends, including Words, Chess, Checkers, Four, Reversi, Backgammon, and Chinese Checkers. Built-in Twitter and Facebook support makes it easy to find and challenge friends to games. Friendle can also pair two users together via its "Random Opponent" feature. Alternatively, "Pass & Play" games may be created between friends in physical proximity. InCube Chess (chess in 8x8x8 space): update, free version is available Wed, 07 Dec 2011 10:00:00 CST InCube Games presented free version of revolutionary chess in real 3D field (8x8x8), and has updated the basic version of the program. And, on the eve of Christmas holidays, the price for the basic version of this "Game for the Real Intellectuals" is lowered. Many fans of "StarWars" or "StarTrack" films remember short episodes where dzedajs or pilots play in something like three-dimensional chess. However serials computer chess was understood only as three-dimensional on a flat board. InCube-Chess - When the flat chessboard is transformed to a cube Wed, 23 Nov 2011 05:20:00 CST InCube Games today introduces InCube-Chess, their new gaming title available on the Mac App Store. Invented chess game in 3D battlefield. InCube-Chess allows you to play chess game in real three dimensional space. It follows standard rules for all pieces with the only exception that they are expanded to third dimension. Setting new queen if a pawn reaches opponent's base, castle and other principles not directly related to move rules are completely the same as normal chess game uses. Go head-to-head in a battle where strategy reigns supreme in Flag Wars Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:40:00 CST Indianapolis based GrubbsieDev today announced the recent release of Flag Wars for iOS. A Stratego inspired experience created with a focus on multi-player gaming, Flag Wars is a turn based strategy game where players destroy each other's game pieces in a bid to capture the other's flag. The first player that can navigate through the enemy's army and bombs and capture the flag wins the game. The app utilizes Apple's Game Center so players can find live opponents to battle via Wi-Fi or 3G. Releases Battle vs. Chess For Mac Wed, 18 May 2011 04:05:00 CST today announces that Zuxxez Entertainment's "Battle vs. Chess" is now available as a digital download through its web site. Battle vs. Chess takes up the mission of adapting the time honoured classic for the 21st century. The game is based on the simple yet ingenious concept of creating a fusion between professional chess software and upbeat, combat-oriented game mechanics, complete with richly animated game pieces. Rows 3D is a whole dimension ahead of Connect 4 in a Row games on iOS Fri, 06 May 2011 06:05:00 CST Pixeltin today announces Rows 3D 1.9, an update to their 3D game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Rows 3D can best be described as a dynamic mix between tic-tac-toe and connect four. Players can either battle one another or take on a challenging CPU opponent by themselves, taking turns stacking game "stones" on a 4 X 4 board, and attempting to connect four "stones" in either straight or diagonal lines. Knight Defense 1.2.0 for iPhone - Major Update Adds Even More Gaming Fun Fri, 17 Dec 2010 10:25:00 CST Zebrica today released Knight Defense 1.2.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The application is a dynamic, addictive, challenging game, which combines the attributes of tower defense and chess with explosions and amazing glow graphics. To add even more gaming fun, Zebrica has included professionally redone audio, the option to turn on health bars for enemies, added Game Center, brought the number of game levels up to twenty-five, and introduced a Novice mode for beginners, in this update. Sillysoft releases free-to-play strategy game Castle Vox Fri, 03 Dec 2010 07:00:00 CST Vancouver based Sillysoft today announces Castle Vox 1.12, their new turn-based-strategy game for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. Castle Vox is inspired by the board games Risk, Diplomacy, and Axis & Allies. Conquer all the enemy Castles to win. Play online multi-player games with once-a-day moves, or fast online skirmishes. Team-chat lets you collaborate in team scenarios. Achievements track your progress through the different wars. Impressive rank titles accompany your advances. Beam Wars - the Game Board comes Alive! Free for all iOS devices Mon, 01 Nov 2010 06:00:00 CST Virginia based glimmerWave software today announces Beam Wars 1.0, a free game for the Phone and iPod touch that changes the rules of board games forever. Red and blue beams sizzle across the board, bouncing from mirrors and exploding from star prisms. Control the Beams, both your Beam and that of your opponent, to strengthen your army and weaken your foe. Beam Wars can be configured for Human vs Human, Human vs Robot and Robot vs Robot game play modes. Words With Friends HD Is Available on the App Store Fri, 02 Apr 2010 10:35:00 CST Texas based Newtoy today announces Words With Friends HD 3.10, a brand new iPad version of their wildly popular turn-based crosswords game for the iPhone and iPod touch. Words With Friends features turn-based gaming where friends engage in "crossword combat" and play at their own pace. In addition to a new high-resolution game board, all the action now takes place on one screen for a streamlined experience. Touch Carrom becomes the new #1 selling game in India Fri, 26 Feb 2010 02:55:00 CST ZENTITY today is pleased to announce that Touch Carrom becomes the new #1 selling game in India. Touch Carrom 1.1.4 is the most realistic Carrom board game on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Touch Carrom brings the power of touch controls to the game with the passion and skills just like the real game. The game leads in both the categories it is listed under, board and sports games. The game is also an over all top 10 selling app overall. Touch Carrom: Striker Edition 1.1.4 released - iPhone goes Bollywood Mon, 01 Feb 2010 17:00:00 CST ZENTITY today is pleased to announce a special Striker Edition of Touch Carrom, which is a special free update to Touch Carrom, available world-wide through Apple's App Store in iTunes, iPhone or iPod Touch. Touch Carrom integrates with Striker to becomes the first ever official iPhone game of a Bollywood movie. Touch Carrom brings the favorite Indian carrom board game to the iPhone and iPod Touch. Touch-based game controls give the players very realistic game play. iPhone game Touch Carrom 1.1.2 launches - be a striker Sun, 17 Jan 2010 17:09:00 CST ZENTITY today is proud to announce immediate availability of Touch Carrom 1.1.2, the most realistic Carrom board game on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Touch Carrom brings the power of touch controls to the game with the passion and skills just like the real game. Carrom is played on a smooth wooden square board with pockets at each corner. The goal is to collect your color of the carrom-men by pocketing them with a Striker hit. ZENTITY releases Touch Carrom 1.1.1 for iPhone - Special Pricing Thu, 10 Dec 2009 04:15:00 CST ZENTITY today announce Touch Carrom 1.1.1, the most realistic Carrom board game on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Touch Carrom is a popular, fun and exciting implementation of the Carrom board game played all over the world. Touch Carrom brings the power of touch controls to the game with the passion and skills just like the real game. Touch Carrom features beautiful graphics and natural equipment simulation, with engaging game play, intuitive touch controls and more. TAS Games releases 3D Good vs Evil 1.0 for iPhone and iPod Touch Tue, 11 Aug 2009 06:00:00 CST California based TAS Games today announces the release of 3D Good vs Evil 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The game pits Good against Evil in a unique battle filled with strategy and action. Good vs Evil is a mix of chess and real time battles. Attacking an enemy transports you to a death match in the dungeon where each character has specific attack attributes and weapons. The game features a full 3D universe with a user controlled camera. Newtoy releases Words With Friends 1.0 for iPhone and iPod Touch Wed, 05 Aug 2009 04:00:00 CST Newtoy today announced Words With Friends 1.0, their new game for iPhone and iPod Touch. Words With Friends brings the same addicting turn-based gaming style of Chess With Friends to crossword gameplay. Players engage in "crossword combat" in several different ways. With Friends lets players have dozens of games going simultaneously, adding new opponents while waiting for friends to make their moves, even passing notes with the in-game chat function. TAS Games releases Good vs Evil 1.1 for iPhone and iPod Touch Thu, 28 May 2009 03:30:00 CST TAS Games today announces Good vs Evil 1.1, their strategy and action game for iPhone and iPod Touch. The game pits Good against Evil in a unique battle filled with strategy and action. Good vs Evil is a mix of chess and real time battles. Attacking an enemy transports you to a death match in the dungeon where each character has specific attack attributes and weapons. Good vs Evil features an extensive single player game with two different modes and three different difficulty settings. Cocoa Stuff releases Deep Green 1.1 for iPhone and iPod touch Tue, 26 May 2009 05:00:00 CST UK based Cocoa Stuff today is proud to release Deep Green 1.1, an update to their wildly popular chess game for iPhone and iPod touch. Developed from the ground up to leverage the iPhone's unique capabilities and interface, Deep Green continues to combine great complexity and functionality into a simple, yet compelling and intuitive user interface. Version 1.1 sports new notifications at check, checkmate and stalemate, as well as new callouts, sound, vibration, and animations and more.