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Strong free chess program.Features:* Free, but much stronger than most commercial iPhone chess apps!* Plays aggressive and dynamic chess, and is not afraid of sacrificing material for initiative or attacking chances.* Adjustable playing strength.* Choose between several styles of play: "Passive", "Solid", "Active", "Aggressive" or "Suicidal".* Big, deep and varied opening book. Choose between three levels of book variety.* Displays book moves and engine analysis, including search depth, evaluations and main lines.* Allows you to easily set up board positions.* Able to think during the opponent's time, for maximum playing strength (disabled by default, in order to save battery life).* Supports saving and loading games to PGN files, sending games by e-mail, and transferring PGN files between your device and your computer. * Play against the machine, or play both sides, with or without book moves and engine analysis displayed on the screen.* Choose from nine piece sets and eight color schemes.* Complete source code available under the GNU General Public License.
What's new in this version:
NOTE: Unfortunately, there's an annoying bug in this version. Every game you look at in the nifty new game preview widget will cause the performance to degrade somewhat, until you exit and restart the program. A new version that corrects this bug will be available soon.In the days of automatic app udates, does anyone still read release notes? Probably not, but in case someone out there still does, this is what's new in Stockfish for iOS 2.7.0:* Support for importing games (in standard algebraic ... See all new features »