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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 such a 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.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)- Board coordinates (optional)- Board auto-rotation (optional)- Clean and beautiful user interface- Two built-in skins- And more) Vibration is only available if the iOS device is capable of it.
What's new in this version:
- 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)