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Chess Friends

The most advanced free chess training app. Top #1 rated chess game 4.7/5 🔥

4.4 Ratings 42K+ Reviews 1M+ Downloads

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  • img Community
    I find this tool instrumental in learning chess and playing with friends. It’s got a first-class tutor that makes it easy to develop chess strategy and improve your skills. Its 2-player feature also allows you to compete against your friends.
    img by Aubrey
    5 months ago
  • img Expert
    1. Improve your chess skills without ever touching a board! Practice your chess moves for free anytime on your mobile device
    2. Smart AI automatically adjusts playing difficulty level to your skill and ability
    3. Gameplay available 100% offline, no internet or data connection required

    Reviewed by Kaylin on September 18, 2018

  • A fun way to learn and practice chess Jun 14, 2020

    By Aspie Golfer
    This is one of the best apps available to use to learn and practice chess. With many levels of play and lessons you can improve your chess greatly and it’s fun as well. I enjoy the design of the game as well.
  • Colorful Appeal Feb 8, 2021

    By BRYANT43
    The art style is a nice touch. As a beginner, all the significance on tactics and subtleties of chess can leave me feeling overwhelmed. Times when I’ll immerse myself too much on learning fundamentals an all that.. this is a pretty good app to jus chill an practice on afterwards- since there’s only a certain amount of hearts/tries you get.
  • Very nice app! May 29, 2020

    By kzhang41
    Very nice! This app includes tactics and lesson with all best moves. I learned step by step until I got better than before I played this app. I will give this 5 star.
  • May 30, 2021

    By Arif C542k
    This game is good.i play this game everyday but the life's chances are have to be more in this game. It's taking more time to get back life. Could u please, make less that time to play more in this game, this is my polite request to u
  • 5 star Mar 5, 2019

    By 7thdav
    Cross isn’t present on top of King other than that set up is great and the color contrast is way better than most chess app games not dull at all!
  • Dec 6, 2018

    By Gulab Jamun
    I like the game but it has many flaws I find would make the game fair. For instance, many times the game stalemates when clearly the game would've been won and top of that you loose a heart for it. Many of the opening suggestion algorithms make quite silly moves where even when made the game tells YOU you made a mistake when the suggestions would've been otherwise best moves (quite unfair I would say.) I enjoy the learning and game play but clearly there's a lot of emphasis on in game purchases which make it playing not so palatable. I've played/invested enough to validate that which I said in this review.
  • Learning Fun Aug 15, 2019

    By BigIQdog
    Love the app but it freezes up and a lot of times you lose points unnecessarily or wait too long to move other than that great app
  • Feb 5, 2019

    By A Google user
    Interesting twist on chess but does not train or improve game as per some claims. Sets scenarios and asks you to perform "best move". This is subjective. I suppose if you want to play like an algorithm then it is good. otherwise it tells you that your move is good or bad without explanation of why. not good for beginners or if you want to improve because no explanation of strategy is given so you are left to figure it out by yourself. Better to play a proper game of chess or watch YouTube videos.
  • A fun way to learn and practice chess Jun 14, 2020

    By Aspie Golfer
    This is one of the best apps available to use to learn and practice chess. With many levels of play and lessons you can improve your chess greatly and it’s fun as well. I enjoy the design of the game as well.
  • Colorful Appeal Feb 8, 2021

    By BRYANT43
    The art style is a nice touch. As a beginner, all the significance on tactics and subtleties of chess can leave me feeling overwhelmed. Times when I’ll immerse myself too much on learning fundamentals an all that.. this is a pretty good app to jus chill an practice on afterwards- since there’s only a certain amount of hearts/tries you get.
  • Very nice app! May 29, 2020

    By kzhang41
    Very nice! This app includes tactics and lesson with all best moves. I learned step by step until I got better than before I played this app. I will give this 5 star.
  • May 30, 2021

    By Arif C542k
    This game is good.i play this game everyday but the life's chances are have to be more in this game. It's taking more time to get back life. Could u please, make less that time to play more in this game, this is my polite request to u
  • 5 star Mar 5, 2019

    By 7thdav
    Cross isn’t present on top of King other than that set up is great and the color contrast is way better than most chess app games not dull at all!
  • Dec 6, 2018

    By Gulab Jamun
    I like the game but it has many flaws I find would make the game fair. For instance, many times the game stalemates when clearly the game would've been won and top of that you loose a heart for it. Many of the opening suggestion algorithms make quite silly moves where even when made the game tells YOU you made a mistake when the suggestions would've been otherwise best moves (quite unfair I would say.) I enjoy the learning and game play but clearly there's a lot of emphasis on in game purchases which make it playing not so palatable. I've played/invested enough to validate that which I said in this review.
  • Learning Fun Aug 15, 2019

    By BigIQdog
    Love the app but it freezes up and a lot of times you lose points unnecessarily or wait too long to move other than that great app
  • Feb 5, 2019

    By A Google user
    Interesting twist on chess but does not train or improve game as per some claims. Sets scenarios and asks you to perform "best move". This is subjective. I suppose if you want to play like an algorithm then it is good. otherwise it tells you that your move is good or bad without explanation of why. not good for beginners or if you want to improve because no explanation of strategy is given so you are left to figure it out by yourself. Better to play a proper game of chess or watch YouTube videos.
  • Good but not great Dec 1, 2017

    By kiuball
    Love the concept, but can be improved on a lot. Worst bug is when you put a lot of pressure on opponent's king. It'll think and think until YOU eventually quit. Also need better explanation on Tactics, seems like it actually boils down to "get the Queen."
  • Fun! Mar 21, 2020

    By Devon503
    Great app. But will glitch if you do a great move. Opponent will freeze. Only way to fix is to shut down app and lose your great game. Need to fix.
  • Dec 19, 2020

    By Wil Fry
    I enjoyed this for about a week, but then ran out of "gems" (little blue things that are necessary for some explanations). As far as I can tell, the only way to get more is to pay - which was unexpected (the description says "completely free").
  • May 19, 2021

    By Gavakshi Jain
    This game is Terrible . The computer will never let you lose. Also it put officials out which u can easily beat. It do not make u master in it. J think I just lose my grip on it
  • Mar 3, 2021

    By MD Mehedi Hasan
    Good game. But you can't win with more move. If there's not much pieces left it will draw the game. Moreover, no Google play games achievements.
  • Jan 12, 2021

    By Nutelladroid
    Graphics constantly break, such as pieces disappearing, having multiple kings of the same colour, half the board turning black. Very buggy on my device making it unplayable.
  • Jan 6, 2019

    By Andrew Gutierrez
    This app is one of the worst chess apps. The AI is horrible! Mate in 25, couldn't even go into an end game, had half ass opening, and the fact that it even considered that the best moves possible were "strong" or "good" is sad! This app might be a five star experience to someone who has zero knowledge about chess and wants to brag "I'm so amazing at chess I made X far" but I don't see this app ever becoming anything more then that. Lastly the color pallets is hard on the eyes. Had to play at all.
  • Nov 15, 2020

    By John Kulla
    Was very good in the beginning. Made a move and the computer has not responded at all. It seems to be stuck in "thought mode"! Used a take back move helper to try the same move again yet same result! Would give a higher rating if this didn't keep happening! Count down timer for lives is way off! Takes hours for a single life to regenerate while it is supposed to one every 30 mins!!! So busted, plz fix....
  • Feb 11, 2021

    By Arihant Sharma
    Once I reinstall this app again, It does not start from the first level, It is asking to continue. This is a bug.
  • Potential Feb 12, 2019

    By jtmanic
    The concept seems nice but there is a serious bug that causes the AI king to not make a move. The only way to escape it is to exit out and take the lose yourself, which is made worse by the fact you have time hated lives.
  • Mar 28, 2019

    By A Google user
    i hate it so much when you're just about to be the winner suddenly the cpu opponent declares STALEMATE !!!! and also it takes weeks before you can win a level , and that is if you spend a lot of too much time playing it. i love the CRAZY levels , though , they are so fun .
  • Requires Facebook? Oct 31, 2020

    By mikehan68
    This used to work. I bought credits. Now it won’t let me play without logging into Facebook. I don’t want to login to Facebook. I am uninstalling.
  • img Community
    I find this tool instrumental in learning chess and playing with friends. It’s got a first-class tutor that makes it easy to develop chess strategy and improve your skills. Its 2-player feature also allows you to compete against your friends.
    img by Aubrey
    5 months ago
  • img Expert
    1. Improve your chess skills without ever touching a board! Practice your chess moves for free anytime on your mobile device
    2. Smart AI automatically adjusts playing difficulty level to your skill and ability
    3. Gameplay available 100% offline, no internet or data connection required

    Reviewed by Kaylin on September 18, 2018

  • A fun way to learn and practice chess Jun 14, 2020

    By Aspie Golfer
    This is one of the best apps available to use to learn and practice chess. With many levels of play and lessons you can improve your chess greatly and it’s fun as well. I enjoy the design of the game as well.
  • Very nice app! May 29, 2020

    By kzhang41
    Very nice! This app includes tactics and lesson with all best moves. I learned step by step until I got better than before I played this app. I will give this 5 star.
  • 5 star Mar 5, 2019

    By 7thdav
    Cross isn’t present on top of King other than that set up is great and the color contrast is way better than most chess app games not dull at all!
  • Fun! Mar 21, 2020

    By Devon503
    Great app. But will glitch if you do a great move. Opponent will freeze. Only way to fix is to shut down app and lose your great game. Need to fix.
  • Apr 26, 2019

    By A Google user
    I have downloaded dozens of chess training apps and this app is by far the best app I have ever used. I love how you start with very weak puzzles and as you progress it will get harder and harder. I only have one negative thing to say about this game. The fake leaderboard. If I could give any feedback it would be to have your regular fake leaderboard as the default app leaderboard, but also have a global leaderboard so we can compete against other players in each level.
  • Making Chess great again Oct 2, 2020

    By HitcIIIty Rando
    I appreciate how they’re simplifying things for the beginner n intermediate level players. Overall this might be the best Chess Game by far!!! obd
  • Oct 14, 2018

    By A Google user
    Good chess app, great teaching tool. I'm not a fan of how the solutions to some puzzles can't be shared without gems and there isn't any way to earn gems other than micro-transactions, but I understand they gotta make a buck. Wish I could just buy the app and dispense with all the nickle and dimeing though.
  • GOOD! Aug 20, 2020

    By CranatiousK
    Good game all around because it doesn’t crash and has no bugs and it’s fun
  • Jan 7, 2021

    By somesh vashisht
    Waiting for more levels from too long ... I love this game ... But new levels are not coming ... And I completed all the levels ... Please tell me new levels are about to come or not ... And if coming soon then do it quickly
  • A-1 Apr 20, 2019

    By CoolBreezMeemz
    Nice app for practice or getting back into chess after a long while!
  • Colorful Appeal Feb 8, 2021

    By BRYANT43
    The art style is a nice touch. As a beginner, all the significance on tactics and subtleties of chess can leave me feeling overwhelmed. Times when I’ll immerse myself too much on learning fundamentals an all that.. this is a pretty good app to jus chill an practice on afterwards- since there’s only a certain amount of hearts/tries you get.
  • May 30, 2021

    By Arif C542k
    This game is good.i play this game everyday but the life's chances are have to be more in this game. It's taking more time to get back life. Could u please, make less that time to play more in this game, this is my polite request to u
  • Learning Fun Aug 15, 2019

    By BigIQdog
    Love the app but it freezes up and a lot of times you lose points unnecessarily or wait too long to move other than that great app
  • Fun way to learn Aug 27, 2020

    By KJA_94
    I’m just getting started with my chess education and this is a fun game to help my learning
  • Jan 18, 2021

    By Jorge LP
    Smooth graphics and challenging AI. I like the levels theme to the game, but it would have been even better if the in game board background also changed as the user progresses through different parts.
  • Super fun and helpful Aug 9, 2019

    By cobylongdong
    Fun
  • chess Sep 21, 2019

    By shine tw
    joyful game app
  • Nice job Jul 12, 2017

    By SON OF GOHAN
    Pretty good at teaching
  • Dec 6, 2018

    By Gulab Jamun
    I like the game but it has many flaws I find would make the game fair. For instance, many times the game stalemates when clearly the game would've been won and top of that you loose a heart for it. Many of the opening suggestion algorithms make quite silly moves where even when made the game tells YOU you made a mistake when the suggestions would've been otherwise best moves (quite unfair I would say.) I enjoy the learning and game play but clearly there's a lot of emphasis on in game purchases which make it playing not so palatable. I've played/invested enough to validate that which I said in this review.
  • Feb 5, 2019

    By A Google user
    Interesting twist on chess but does not train or improve game as per some claims. Sets scenarios and asks you to perform "best move". This is subjective. I suppose if you want to play like an algorithm then it is good. otherwise it tells you that your move is good or bad without explanation of why. not good for beginners or if you want to improve because no explanation of strategy is given so you are left to figure it out by yourself. Better to play a proper game of chess or watch YouTube videos.
  • Good but not great Dec 1, 2017

    By kiuball
    Love the concept, but can be improved on a lot. Worst bug is when you put a lot of pressure on opponent's king. It'll think and think until YOU eventually quit. Also need better explanation on Tactics, seems like it actually boils down to "get the Queen."
  • Thinking too long Feb 23, 2020

    By Quasaur
    This has happened to me a couple of times: in the middle of a full game I’ll make a move and the game will start thinking...and thinking...and never stop thinking. I’m running the game on an iPhone 10s with 256GB of storage.
  • Killer way to play chess Nov 9, 2019

    By DRnova og
    But AI needs improving as I have been forced to close app after 10 mins or more of the AI thinking......for like forever Giving you guys 4 for now will change to 5 if AI improves
  • Dr Doom Oct 22, 2019

    By FireDraggon
    Great
  • لعبة جميلة Apr 14, 2019

    By rot blome
    لكن لا يمكن حفظ التقدم ويوجد فيها اخطاء عند الشراء
  • Dec 19, 2020

    By Wil Fry
    I enjoyed this for about a week, but then ran out of "gems" (little blue things that are necessary for some explanations). As far as I can tell, the only way to get more is to pay - which was unexpected (the description says "completely free").
  • Jan 12, 2021

    By Nutelladroid
    Graphics constantly break, such as pieces disappearing, having multiple kings of the same colour, half the board turning black. Very buggy on my device making it unplayable.
  • Mar 28, 2019

    By A Google user
    i hate it so much when you're just about to be the winner suddenly the cpu opponent declares STALEMATE !!!! and also it takes weeks before you can win a level , and that is if you spend a lot of too much time playing it. i love the CRAZY levels , though , they are so fun .
  • Please fix glitches and bugs Jan 23, 2018

    By StevinUNIQUE
    This game is wonderful! However, there are a few issues that need to be fixed as they are quite aggravating. 1) In tactics please make it more clear, do you want us to checkmate or capture the Queen? Please make clear directions, I’m here trying to figure out how to checkmate when all I had to do was capture the Queen. 2) Level 4 (Opening Learning) I lost a life on that level because halfway through the game the AI made a move for me; it moved my king. After the AI moved my king the level wouldn’t allow me to continue playing, I couldn’t make any moves, neither for my pieces nor the AI’s enemy pieces. I was forced to quit the level and lose a life. 3) On level 5 (Opening Learning) I also lost a life because the King was thinking for way too long, I made a move that I guess the AI just couldn’t handle for some reason and it froze on the King having the thinking icon above it (someone else in the reviews here made the same complaint so I know I’m not alone in this). 4) the AI is very ignorant at times, I have played many times when it was clear as day that the king could’ve taken some of my material but didn’t, the chess pieces act very stupid at times. I don’t want the AI to be extremely difficult but I would at least like to see some common sense moves. 5) I have plenty of jewels right now but I can tell that pretty soon I’ll be running out. I haven’t played this game for more than a few hours so I don’t know if there is a way to get more jewels other than paying real money but if there isn’t, I’d say at least make it so we can earn one jewel daily.
  • May 19, 2021

    By Gavakshi Jain
    This game is Terrible . The computer will never let you lose. Also it put officials out which u can easily beat. It do not make u master in it. J think I just lose my grip on it
  • Mar 3, 2021

    By MD Mehedi Hasan
    Good game. But you can't win with more move. If there's not much pieces left it will draw the game. Moreover, no Google play games achievements.
  • Jan 6, 2019

    By Andrew Gutierrez
    This app is one of the worst chess apps. The AI is horrible! Mate in 25, couldn't even go into an end game, had half ass opening, and the fact that it even considered that the best moves possible were "strong" or "good" is sad! This app might be a five star experience to someone who has zero knowledge about chess and wants to brag "I'm so amazing at chess I made X far" but I don't see this app ever becoming anything more then that. Lastly the color pallets is hard on the eyes. Had to play at all.
  • Nov 15, 2020

    By John Kulla
    Was very good in the beginning. Made a move and the computer has not responded at all. It seems to be stuck in "thought mode"! Used a take back move helper to try the same move again yet same result! Would give a higher rating if this didn't keep happening! Count down timer for lives is way off! Takes hours for a single life to regenerate while it is supposed to one every 30 mins!!! So busted, plz fix....
  • Feb 11, 2021

    By Arihant Sharma
    Once I reinstall this app again, It does not start from the first level, It is asking to continue. This is a bug.
  • Potential Feb 12, 2019

    By jtmanic
    The concept seems nice but there is a serious bug that causes the AI king to not make a move. The only way to escape it is to exit out and take the lose yourself, which is made worse by the fact you have time hated lives.
  • Requires Facebook? Oct 31, 2020

    By mikehan68
    This used to work. I bought credits. Now it won’t let me play without logging into Facebook. I don’t want to login to Facebook. I am uninstalling.
  • The worst chess game in the world Aug 27, 2020

    By electrolunala
    This is the worst chess game because it is so annoying when your hearts ate at zero

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