DescriptionChess refers to any game featuring chess or its variations. Combine with puzzle-solving if it refers to or features chess problems/puzzles.
Apple II (1984)
Beast War is for 1-4 players, however you always play against the computer. You direct the movement of six different...
The Bernstein Program is the earliest known chess game that implemented the complete rule set. The game examines two levels...
Black Box Chess is a single player chess-based puzzle game. It is one of a package of games produced by...
Bluebush Chess is one of the first computer chess programs for personal PC computers and has large graphics where the...
Board & Dice Games For Windows is a collection of shareware and freeware games published by Indigicon as part of...
Game Boy Advance (2005)
Board Game Classics includes the games Chess, Checkers, and Backgammon. In each of these games, you can either face the...
Board Games Compendium is a family friendly compilation of 13 different classic board games. These 13 titles include: Checkers Chess...
Board Games For 2 is a shareware collection of traditional games which can be played by two people at the...
Based on the best-selling chess-book of the same name by Bobby Fischer.The educational course, illustrated history of chess and 500...
PC Booter (2015)
Bootchess is a playable chess program only 487 bytes in size. It is designed to run from a floppy disk...
Odyssey 2 (1982)
The C7010 is a Chess Module for the Videopac (European release of Odyssey²). Due to Videopac's hardware limitations, the Chess...
Champion Chess is a chess game for one or two players. It is mouse controlled and has a variety of...
Championship Chess is a single player chess game that allows the player to play against the computer or against other...
Atari ST (1987)
Checkmate is a chess program with basic features: it does not only allow a game against the computer, but also...
This PlayStation adaptation of the classic board game allows two-player play or single player matches against ten different computer opponents....
Chess is one of the oldest PC games ever made: it was written in March, 1980 and converted to IBM...
Play against the computer on twelve different levels. During the game you can take back a move, save and load...
IJK's Chess is a classic chess boardgame adaptation: You play white side against black side (or reverse), capturing pieces when...
Chess is an online adaptation of the original board game, played on a checkered board with eight squares on each...
Mattel Aquarius (1983)
A game of chess for 1 or 2 players, there's also a demonstration mode. Eight difficulty levels, undo/replay/suggest a move....
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
- 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