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  • #: 35757
  • Price: $1.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: 2009-11-20
  • Current Version: 1.5
  • 1.5
  • Size: 19.10 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Rick Leinecker
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later
  • © 2009 Infinite Vision Technologies
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Kids look forward to playing chess with this game that was voted best in its class.

Imagine a chess game that plays well, is really fun, and teachesóthatís iChessKids. This chess game was developed to make it fun to learn and play chess. Kids will absolutely LOVE playing chess with this innovative application.

Dozens of animations keep it interesting. No more boredom! The pieces even talk to you if you tap them. They also enjoy gloating after capturing another piece, too.

There are four different board scenarios that you can select from: Candy, Jungle, Space, and Winter. All four are exceptionally done, and make playing a pleasant experience.

You can get help on using the instructions at http://www.ichesskids.com/help.htm.

The 17 tutorials show you how to play. They teach how each piece moves. But past the basics of how pieces move, they teach you strategies such as forks, discovered attacks, and knight corrals.

You can set the game to play human vs. computer, computer vs. computer, or human vs. human. The human vs. human mode is handy when travelling and you don't have a chess board with which to play.

Here is what iChessKids offers:

Multiple themed boards

Three different skill levels

Dozens of animations

Game control

Legal move highlighting


Cool sounds

Great game play

And much more...

What's New in Version 1.5

A thinking icon appears when the computer is thinking. Also, it is easier to pick up the pieces.

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Rated 0/5 based on 3 customer reviews.


0/5 stars

Not good

The pieces aren't standard shapes so it's impossible for young players to learn. Music is annoying. Pieces are difficult to grab and it's hard to drop them in the right spot. Should've seen all the glowing reviews were right after release and look like they were written by the developer. Oh well -- that was a couple of bucks down the drain. Immediate delete

Don't waste your money too!

0/5 stars

Prime for deletion

No instructional content. Difficult for young kids to move players accurately. A real let down. Save yourself the wasted $.

0/5 stars

Don't waste your money

Pieces were all alike, couldn't tell which pieces were which. Horrible prgramming, was only able to play the game once and was never able to open the application after that. Waste of money.


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