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Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster (Windows)

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Children and adults alike can learn chess in the midst of an adventure-like atmosphere in this game. When Fritz's parents, the king and queen, go on vacation, Fritz becomes King for a Day and is in charge of the castle. He is having a grand ole time until King Black decides to challenge him to a duel. Fritz must defeat him but not in the way you might think. The duel will be played out on the chessboard.

You play as Fritz in 3rd person perspective as he explores the Kingdom with his cousin, Bianca. Find 7 arcade-style games that explain the basics of the game of chess. Tips and tricks are explained in easy to understand language along the way. Then in the "Intelligym", test what you have learned and train for the grand finale.

The whole family will enjoy the crisp, colorful graphics, cartoon characters, humorous dialog and upbeat music in this mouse-driven game.


Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows Evil King Black waits at the Arena
Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows These horses can only use a knight's moves to jump the fences in order: two ahead and one to the side
Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows The map screen, allowing access to all the training areas
Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows King Black's toilet factory mars the countryside

Alternate Titles

  • "LPC" -- Common Abbreviation
  • "Fritz & Fertig: Schach lernen und trainieren" -- German tag-lined title
  • "Fritz & Fertig" -- German Title

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Game industry News (GiN) Jun 18, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Review Corner Jun, 2003 9.2 out of 10 92
All Game Guide 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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Jeanne (75619) added Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster (Windows) on Jul 19, 2003