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Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster (Windows)

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Description

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.

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Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows Knock on the pawn's houses to learn how they move
Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows Learn how bishops move in this toilet-smashing game
Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows Pick flowers with Queen Kaleidoscope and learn how queens can move
Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows The map screen, allowing access to all the training areas

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 (75624) added Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster (Windows) on Jul 19, 2003