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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 This could ONLY be King Kaleidoscope's home!
Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster Windows Title screen
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 ...or a more traditional chess set

Alternate Titles

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

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Common Sense Media 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Feibel.de Sep, 2002 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 100
Game industry News (GiN) Jun 18, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Review Corner Jun, 2003 9.2 out of 10 92
PCMag.com 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
All Game Guide 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Jeanne (75584) added Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster (Windows) on Jul 19, 2003