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Chess Nx

By Syncsoft Free to try Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Feb 27, 2009
Although you can easily find free chess sims if you look hard enough, this program has a few nice things going for it. One thing we like is that Chess Nx's AI seems to be quite strong--we found it tough to hold our own even against a medium-level opponent. Less-skilled or more seasoned players can choose from five difficulty levels. The game isn't graphically intense, but you can at least change the color of the board with a few skins. The sound effects are about what you'd expect and can be disabled if they meddle with your concentration. The 15-credit trial should be enough to decide whether Chess Nx is worth buying, particularly since you can play multiple games and not expend a use until you close the program. This game breaks no new ground, but midlevel chess players will find it delivers the goods.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 6

General

Release November 8, 2008
Date Added December 2, 2004
Version 6

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Popularity

Total Downloads 479,072
Downloads Last Week 3
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Developer's Description

Play chess against the computer or with a friend in five levels: novice easy, medium, hard, and master. This game has sound effects. Chess Nx is a game for professionals and for those who want to become professionals. Version 6.0 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, and bug fixes.

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