Chess puzzles aka tactics are an ideal way to practice and improve your chess without having to find an opponent or spend time playing an actual game. iChess presents 1000 offline puzzles from real FIDE tournament games. Just launch and start solving!
iChess is now available on iPhone and iPad! http://goo.gl/1GIu67
Three difficulty levels makes it suitable for kids/beginners, advanced and even serious masters. All puzzles are offline. No internet connection required
Load your own PGN puzzle file. Chessbase CBH format not supported
Hint and engine analysis with Stockfish! Analyzing the puzzle with the engine is a good way to improve your game
Bird View feature to view Solved/Failed and unseen puzzles. Or solve the difficult puzzles again!
Master Chess openings by solving tactics from popular chess openings like Sicilian, Kings Indian etc (extra $)
Improve your chess endgame knowledge with thematic puzzles like 'Tactics in the Endgame' (extra $)
Get awed by games of Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen and other players with special puzzle packs or receive puzzle of the day from recent Chess events
Solve puzzles from recent 2016 tournament chess games (extra $)
New Material design! (thanks to Ilya Kostin)
Some puzzles simply win a pawn or a piece. Not all chess games end in checkmate!
Puzzles/Tactics are arranged in increasing order of difficulty
Thanks to theweekinchess.com and pgnmentor.com for the PGN files.
Free vs iChess Pro
$ Free version has Ads
$ Free and Pro version both have access to the same features
$ Upgrading this Free version via the In-App purchase to remove Ads (Settings), has the same effect as the Pro version which is available as a separate App
Popular Tactics packs:
Very Hard Tactics 1 & 2 by IM Slizhevsky
Best Tactics of 2014 and 2015