DescriptionChess refers to any game featuring chess or its variations. Combine with Puzzle Elements if it refers to or features chess problems/puzzles.
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Microsoft Classic Board Games is a collection of 12 board game conversions for Windows: Chess Checkers Backgammon Reversi Chinese Checkers...
Milton Bradley Classic Board Games is a collection of board games licensed by Hasbro. The game is very similar to...
Mortal Kombat: Unchained is the portable equivalent of the console game Mortal Kombat: Deception. It contains all the characters from...
Mr. Turk is a chess program for the CDC 6600 developed at the University of Minesota in FORTRAN. Development started...
MYCHESS is one of the oldest chess games ever made. It was developed by David Kittinger (the man behind the...
Humorous animated chess game; pieces capture with rude/funny digitized live-action cutscenes. Computer player tries to break your concentration with taunts...
NetChess is a shareware chess game. It has no chess playing capability of its own, it allows the player to...
The NSS Chess Program is an early chess game and the first system known to have won against a human...
Online Chess Kingdoms allows players to go for a game of classic chess on the PSP, or to go online...
Patrol Cobry is a timed puzzle-solving game. The player takes control of a chopper and moves blocks in the devastated...
Commodore PET/CBM (1981)
Petchess 8000 is a chess game for the 80 column mode. The chessboard is presented in 2D. You have to...
PowerChess is a single player shareware chess program that runs in DOS. It is entirely keyboard operated; the arrow keys...
Power Chess is your basic chess game. It includes internet play and a large array of boards and options. It...
Power Chess 2.0 is a chess game and sequel to Power Chess. It allows you to play chess against your...
Power Chess 98 is an updated version of Power Chess. It uses the WChess engine to allow you to play...
ZX Spectrum (1986)
Psi Chess is a chess game with both a 2D top-down and an heightened 3D view; the latter featuring two...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 91 Fritz 8
- 91 Chessmaster 9000
- 90 Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster
- 88 Colossus Chess X
- 88 The Chessmaster 4000 Turbo
- 85 Chessmaster 10th Edition
- 84 Chessmaster 9000
- 83 The Chessmaster 3000
- 83 The Chessmaster 3000
- 82 Mortal Kombat: Deception
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Chess is part of Gameplay. This group of genres contain:
- Action RPG
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board Game
- Cards / Tiles
- City Building / Construction Simulation
- Dating Simulation
- Falling Block Puzzle
- Game Show / Trivia / Quiz
- Graphic Adventure
- Hack and Slash
- Hidden object
- Interactive Book
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Puzzle elements
- Quick Time Events (QTEs)
- Rail Shooter
- RPG elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Timed Input
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction