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Chess Online

Chess Friends

Play free chess online game with real players. Top #1 online chess game 🔥

4.3 Ratings 112K+ Reviews 5M+ Downloads

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  • The best chess app I’ve seen! But some things I think would make the game better. May 6, 2019

    By SamCatAndTheCrew
    I have seen lots of chess apps before, but non as good as this one! I love that you can play chess with a random person on the go, you can change the looks of the board and pieces. It’s very fun to challenge people around the world, and the times when my cousin and I want to play chess, but can’t meet in person, we can challenge each other here! Some things I wish would change, though. The whole casino and betting coins in the game makes the game less fun. If you don’t have anymore coins, you must either watch a lot of ads, which rarely appear, make a new account, and, of course, like all games, you must buy coins. You can’t even get visual upgrades with the coins. I know the company spent a lot of time making a great game like this, so they need to make some money. If anything, I suggest, if you are reading this, to make coins be useful to make visual aspects, such as maybe spending coins on packs or something to get different looks to the board and pieces than the base pieces. Maybe even have a chess story mode or something to improve players skills inside the game itself! All in all, this game is VERY well made, and I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys playing chess. Developers, if you are reading this, please consider my ideas on improvement in your game, thank you!
  • May 7, 2021

    By Stoned Ninja
    Awesome chess game , thanks.....only thing that makes me laugh is that mistake move thing.....twice it's told me I'm making a wrong move and twice I've won the game a few moves later......is this weird or just me?...it might look like I've made a poor choice because a piece is now open to be taken........yes ..... it's a trap.... I'm thinking 3 moves on.......no hate , great game , definitely install it !😀👍
  • Great Chess Platform Sep 10, 2018

    By Alex4820
    I haven’t had any problems yet, it’s been a fun experience so far and I’ve started considering becoming a VIP member as well. I just have one question which I can’t seem to google find on my own... can someone (developer) please tell me; if I buy the VIP membership with coins (I’m trying to collect enough for a full year :)), will it auto renew on my iTunes card when the membership runs out? This game is great! I highly recommend it!
  • Good Chess Server! May 28, 2020

    By iDrakey
    I had been using ChessWise app for years because it allows me to connect with players on FCIS, but the lag and connection issues to their server has made it unplayable — and at one point I paid $3.99 for their Pro version and still only got a “Guest” account. Thank goodness for this chess app! Compared to all others I’ve tried so far — this app allows me to play with others and I haven’t had any connection issues. The only bad thing, are the annoying pop up ads — though, I might purchase their premium app version if the ads aren’t there.
  • First timer Feb 22, 2021

    By GlennPBre
    So far, this is very enjoyable. Graphics are good. This along with Chess+ might be very good for new players who want to learn legal moves and basic play. The only suggestion so far is regarding aborted games. If opponent does not respond and I win on time and opponent obviously has aborted, he should be penalized some how by a reporter or quality ping on their profile.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By Gudani TOVHAKALE
    it's a very awesome game that has so many intelligent people in the whole world...it has nice view of the board and it rates a player according to how good it is...it is also easy to play against your loved ones...etc
  • Jun 20, 2021

    By Anvi Vishwakarma
    very good platform for players to learn chess. key features which are unique: 1) All games are recorded 2) very professional way of arranging the online games 3) Can see games of any players
  • Jul 1, 2021

    By Joshua Serem
    Let come online. The game is on. Long live the strategy that divides the ultimate goal from just a choice but a decision.
  • For On The Go Dec 29, 2019

    By Wizard's Chess
    I recently discovered this app and after using it frequently I found myself more able to enjoy my time away from the board than any other chess app I’ve previously used. I also recommend this app to any one who just wants to play a quick game while on the go. Cheers
  • Great chess app, but.... Dec 6, 2018

    By StephenRoden
    This app is great for chess as you can always find an online opponent quickly, but I am giving 3 stars because when I launch this app my music/podcast is stopped. I’ve contacted apple to see if there is a way around this but unfortunately they say it’s an app problem. I’m able to listen to my music/podcasts when using other apps or games so this one disappoints me. If this was updated, I would no doubt give 5 stars.
  • The best chess app I’ve seen! But some things I think would make the game better. May 6, 2019

    By SamCatAndTheCrew
    I have seen lots of chess apps before, but non as good as this one! I love that you can play chess with a random person on the go, you can change the looks of the board and pieces. It’s very fun to challenge people around the world, and the times when my cousin and I want to play chess, but can’t meet in person, we can challenge each other here! Some things I wish would change, though. The whole casino and betting coins in the game makes the game less fun. If you don’t have anymore coins, you must either watch a lot of ads, which rarely appear, make a new account, and, of course, like all games, you must buy coins. You can’t even get visual upgrades with the coins. I know the company spent a lot of time making a great game like this, so they need to make some money. If anything, I suggest, if you are reading this, to make coins be useful to make visual aspects, such as maybe spending coins on packs or something to get different looks to the board and pieces than the base pieces. Maybe even have a chess story mode or something to improve players skills inside the game itself! All in all, this game is VERY well made, and I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys playing chess. Developers, if you are reading this, please consider my ideas on improvement in your game, thank you!
  • May 7, 2021

    By Stoned Ninja
    Awesome chess game , thanks.....only thing that makes me laugh is that mistake move thing.....twice it's told me I'm making a wrong move and twice I've won the game a few moves later......is this weird or just me?...it might look like I've made a poor choice because a piece is now open to be taken........yes ..... it's a trap.... I'm thinking 3 moves on.......no hate , great game , definitely install it !😀👍
  • Great Chess Platform Sep 10, 2018

    By Alex4820
    I haven’t had any problems yet, it’s been a fun experience so far and I’ve started considering becoming a VIP member as well. I just have one question which I can’t seem to google find on my own... can someone (developer) please tell me; if I buy the VIP membership with coins (I’m trying to collect enough for a full year :)), will it auto renew on my iTunes card when the membership runs out? This game is great! I highly recommend it!
  • Good Chess Server! May 28, 2020

    By iDrakey
    I had been using ChessWise app for years because it allows me to connect with players on FCIS, but the lag and connection issues to their server has made it unplayable — and at one point I paid $3.99 for their Pro version and still only got a “Guest” account. Thank goodness for this chess app! Compared to all others I’ve tried so far — this app allows me to play with others and I haven’t had any connection issues. The only bad thing, are the annoying pop up ads — though, I might purchase their premium app version if the ads aren’t there.
  • First timer Feb 22, 2021

    By GlennPBre
    So far, this is very enjoyable. Graphics are good. This along with Chess+ might be very good for new players who want to learn legal moves and basic play. The only suggestion so far is regarding aborted games. If opponent does not respond and I win on time and opponent obviously has aborted, he should be penalized some how by a reporter or quality ping on their profile.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By Gudani TOVHAKALE
    it's a very awesome game that has so many intelligent people in the whole world...it has nice view of the board and it rates a player according to how good it is...it is also easy to play against your loved ones...etc
  • Jun 20, 2021

    By Anvi Vishwakarma
    very good platform for players to learn chess. key features which are unique: 1) All games are recorded 2) very professional way of arranging the online games 3) Can see games of any players
  • Jul 1, 2021

    By Joshua Serem
    Let come online. The game is on. Long live the strategy that divides the ultimate goal from just a choice but a decision.
  • For On The Go Dec 29, 2019

    By Wizard's Chess
    I recently discovered this app and after using it frequently I found myself more able to enjoy my time away from the board than any other chess app I’ve previously used. I also recommend this app to any one who just wants to play a quick game while on the go. Cheers
  • Great chess app, but.... Dec 6, 2018

    By StephenRoden
    This app is great for chess as you can always find an online opponent quickly, but I am giving 3 stars because when I launch this app my music/podcast is stopped. I’ve contacted apple to see if there is a way around this but unfortunately they say it’s an app problem. I’m able to listen to my music/podcasts when using other apps or games so this one disappoints me. If this was updated, I would no doubt give 5 stars.
  • May 5, 2021

    By Marion Boren
    I have only played here a few times and judging from the game play the majority of the supposed players I played where actually bots driven by algorithms. I signed up for this platform based on the ratings as usual play store has duped me again I'm looking for a app that's fair and honest where the players are real there are plenty of apps where you can play the computer. Compleat waste of time I don't understand why not one of these apps can be honest! Will delete
  • Needs a tweak Oct 4, 2019

    By Fort Payne, Alabama, U.S.A
    It feels the game doesn’t know it’s rules. I castles my king, opponent takes his queen takes a pawn and wins. Tf? That’s just a check shouldn’t have been a checkmate. I also don’t don’t care for the gambling part. I checked two other chess games and both said it was only a check. If this game knew the rules it knew I could’ve taken my king and take the queen. I do like that I play with other people though. I think it’s a game that needs tweaks to the checkmate system I’m sure it’s a good game just needs work. If your serious in getting into chess try out 3D chess or play Magnus Or even a game that’s just called chess the teach you how to play and let you just play for fun.
  • Mar 23, 2021

    By Cortez Lee
    It was a decent game, but recently it has become play to win. I'm not even sure how that is possible. How can u make a chess game pay to win! More importantly though I uninstalled it because of this function that makes sure you don't make you blunder. Sure it's fun and all great thing right? Just wait until you run out of them you will be making bad moves and your opponent will be making damn near perfect moves and since your opponent is never going to make a bad move why not just play Computers
  • They take your coins Dec 2, 2020

    By SamConner30
    In order to play the game you have to have gold tokens. You use these gold tokens to bet a certain amount in order to play a game. Well most of the time if you win, you don’t not get your winnings, and sometimes you only get half of your money back if you win (as in opponent becomes inactive, let time run out, of resign) It’s insane. I’ve messaged them 3 times about it. They told me that I don’t get any coins back because I have to pay a fee each time. That’s just stupid. So I have to pay the whole bet fee every time I win. Therefore I’m not getting any winnings. Smh
  • Jul 20, 2021

    By Luke Skywalker
    The worst cheap & nasty graphics Ive seen! Awful to look at. Chess Stars is better. Chess boards are supposed to be pleasant to look at. Very sad effort. -7☆ minus seven Stars!!
  • Crappy app Nov 16, 2018

    By chessmastersIII
    I love the game chess. It does make you think and anticipate but with this app I have complained on numerous occasions that it keeps cheating me out of coins and the replays on bet when I reach out to them are idiotic but I still delete the app and reinstall it and it works for a week or two and starts it all over again and cheating me out of coins. I also have contacted them about the way the game plays draw vs time limit and it is wrong and all they do is send me the rule book on draws. I’ve been playing chess for over 40 years and have played tournaments that are local and state and national and these rules they have set up are not right. This is a crappy app!!!!!!
  • Playing with this app Jan 20, 2020

    By baronhgp
    I have played on this app for several years and up until recently it has been great but now getting into the app has become a real problem and even when I do get into the app it is always crashing on mid game and if I don’t get back into the game it comes up that I have left the game which I haven’t but because the game has crashed I loose the gameI have a lot of problems getting back into the game before it awards the win to my opponent this is really frustrating to say the least.
  • Jun 8, 2021

    By Mark Danks
    Lousy app full of bugs. I get players who refuse to play a move I cannot abort them at end of time game freezes they don't lose on time. Game players galore who know how to exploit this app to score points.
  • Scam app with cheating players (explained) Jun 26, 2021

    By Formulattt
    It’s designed so that you win games but win only a fraction of your bet. The goal being that you have to watch videos or eventually pay for coins within the app. As you get better your rating increases to the point you can only play with excellent players ensuring you lose money. A third problem is that people have found a way to cheat the clock by using the move assist. It alerts players when they make a bad move, freezing their time. This is exploited by cheaters for additional time.
  • Jul 13, 2021

    By Fearless Leader
    It might be good: but all the chess boards, when you play, light up like a lighted dance floor 🤣 😂 🤣 very weird.. 😖 ☹️ 😒 And makes it hard to play 😓

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  • The best chess app I’ve seen! But some things I think would make the game better. May 6, 2019

    By SamCatAndTheCrew
    I have seen lots of chess apps before, but non as good as this one! I love that you can play chess with a random person on the go, you can change the looks of the board and pieces. It’s very fun to challenge people around the world, and the times when my cousin and I want to play chess, but can’t meet in person, we can challenge each other here! Some things I wish would change, though. The whole casino and betting coins in the game makes the game less fun. If you don’t have anymore coins, you must either watch a lot of ads, which rarely appear, make a new account, and, of course, like all games, you must buy coins. You can’t even get visual upgrades with the coins. I know the company spent a lot of time making a great game like this, so they need to make some money. If anything, I suggest, if you are reading this, to make coins be useful to make visual aspects, such as maybe spending coins on packs or something to get different looks to the board and pieces than the base pieces. Maybe even have a chess story mode or something to improve players skills inside the game itself! All in all, this game is VERY well made, and I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys playing chess. Developers, if you are reading this, please consider my ideas on improvement in your game, thank you!
  • May 7, 2021

    By Stoned Ninja
    Awesome chess game , thanks.....only thing that makes me laugh is that mistake move thing.....twice it's told me I'm making a wrong move and twice I've won the game a few moves later......is this weird or just me?...it might look like I've made a poor choice because a piece is now open to be taken........yes ..... it's a trap.... I'm thinking 3 moves on.......no hate , great game , definitely install it !😀👍
  • Great Chess Platform Sep 10, 2018

    By Alex4820
    I haven’t had any problems yet, it’s been a fun experience so far and I’ve started considering becoming a VIP member as well. I just have one question which I can’t seem to google find on my own... can someone (developer) please tell me; if I buy the VIP membership with coins (I’m trying to collect enough for a full year :)), will it auto renew on my iTunes card when the membership runs out? This game is great! I highly recommend it!
  • First timer Feb 22, 2021

    By GlennPBre
    So far, this is very enjoyable. Graphics are good. This along with Chess+ might be very good for new players who want to learn legal moves and basic play. The only suggestion so far is regarding aborted games. If opponent does not respond and I win on time and opponent obviously has aborted, he should be penalized some how by a reporter or quality ping on their profile.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By Gudani TOVHAKALE
    it's a very awesome game that has so many intelligent people in the whole world...it has nice view of the board and it rates a player according to how good it is...it is also easy to play against your loved ones...etc
  • Jun 20, 2021

    By Anvi Vishwakarma
    very good platform for players to learn chess. key features which are unique: 1) All games are recorded 2) very professional way of arranging the online games 3) Can see games of any players
  • Jul 1, 2021

    By Joshua Serem
    Let come online. The game is on. Long live the strategy that divides the ultimate goal from just a choice but a decision.
  • For On The Go Dec 29, 2019

    By Wizard's Chess
    I recently discovered this app and after using it frequently I found myself more able to enjoy my time away from the board than any other chess app I’ve previously used. I also recommend this app to any one who just wants to play a quick game while on the go. Cheers
  • Challenging And Learning May 21, 2020

    By NYC-Chick84
    Great practice experience with a twist of fun, take you out of the other chess apps standard features and help your game strategies to be developed. It’s not just about the rating :) spin the wheel collect some gold and challenge other players. Basically full all the way, enjoy.
  • May 29, 2021

    By nm1270 ****
    A superb app for a beginner like me. More experienced players may care to differ, but after trying dozens of chess apps this is the best I've come across.
  • Good Chess Server! May 28, 2020

    By iDrakey
    I had been using ChessWise app for years because it allows me to connect with players on FCIS, but the lag and connection issues to their server has made it unplayable — and at one point I paid $3.99 for their Pro version and still only got a “Guest” account. Thank goodness for this chess app! Compared to all others I’ve tried so far — this app allows me to play with others and I haven’t had any connection issues. The only bad thing, are the annoying pop up ads — though, I might purchase their premium app version if the ads aren’t there.
  • Mar 23, 2021

    By Ed Perez
    very great game .... been using this app for a couple years now... you get to play with people all over the world and chat if you like... many options and skill ratings... you will improve your game over time! I only have one suggestion ... that's with coins maybe give a bonus for win streaks or consecutive days logging in... sometimes one wants to play tougher opponents but loses coins very quickly
  • Jun 11, 2021

    By iamproud pro14
    Ok! The game is pretty good but that "TAKE THE BAD MOVE BACK" is not a good option. It stops you from developing your skills.
  • Jun 1, 2021

    By Francis Moeketsi Mahase
    its good game but once u lose network connection it become a problem to resume the game and continue until the game ends.but anyway it improves my skills a lot while playing online with different opponents around the world.👏👏👏
  • Chess is chess Sep 13, 2020

    By PoisonedArrow
    A good chess application. One of the upsides of app is the replay analysis. One of the downsides is the the coins. If you play too many good players they will take your coins quickly. The x-factor is the spin lottery system. Once I won over 250 coins which helped me recover my losses. Good online chess application.
  • Feb 23, 2021

    By Antonios Roumanos
    Great app, but sometimes when the other player start losing, he just leave the game, and the game is ended, and this is very annoying, so i really wish, at least, if a player leaves the game half way, a computer takes control of his turn
  • Great chess app, but.... Dec 6, 2018

    By StephenRoden
    This app is great for chess as you can always find an online opponent quickly, but I am giving 3 stars because when I launch this app my music/podcast is stopped. I’ve contacted apple to see if there is a way around this but unfortunately they say it’s an app problem. I’m able to listen to my music/podcasts when using other apps or games so this one disappoints me. If this was updated, I would no doubt give 5 stars.
  • Confused Jun 13, 2020

    By Joemama1313
    When my opponent does not play for awhile a note comes up across the top and reads that my opponent has 15 seconds to play or he resigns. Nothing happened after the 15 seconds and then 30 seconds later it said that I resigned. Not the first time this happened. Please fix this.
  • Mar 23, 2021

    By Cortez Lee
    It was a decent game, but recently it has become play to win. I'm not even sure how that is possible. How can u make a chess game pay to win! More importantly though I uninstalled it because of this function that makes sure you don't make you blunder. Sure it's fun and all great thing right? Just wait until you run out of them you will be making bad moves and your opponent will be making damn near perfect moves and since your opponent is never going to make a bad move why not just play Computers
  • They take your coins Dec 2, 2020

    By SamConner30
    In order to play the game you have to have gold tokens. You use these gold tokens to bet a certain amount in order to play a game. Well most of the time if you win, you don’t not get your winnings, and sometimes you only get half of your money back if you win (as in opponent becomes inactive, let time run out, of resign) It’s insane. I’ve messaged them 3 times about it. They told me that I don’t get any coins back because I have to pay a fee each time. That’s just stupid. So I have to pay the whole bet fee every time I win. Therefore I’m not getting any winnings. Smh
  • Playing with this app Jan 20, 2020

    By baronhgp
    I have played on this app for several years and up until recently it has been great but now getting into the app has become a real problem and even when I do get into the app it is always crashing on mid game and if I don’t get back into the game it comes up that I have left the game which I haven’t but because the game has crashed I loose the gameI have a lot of problems getting back into the game before it awards the win to my opponent this is really frustrating to say the least.
  • Jul 13, 2021

    By Fearless Leader
    It might be good: but all the chess boards, when you play, light up like a lighted dance floor 🤣 😂 🤣 very weird.. 😖 ☹️ 😒 And makes it hard to play 😓
  • Jul 25, 2021

    By Arie Gillon
    In case of a draw, e.g. one side remains with a knight, the program does not declare a draw, one of the players loses on time. Improve! The program allows participation of users with Nazi names and symbols. This is not dealt with, despite requests to the developers.
  • May 5, 2021

    By Marion Boren
    I have only played here a few times and judging from the game play the majority of the supposed players I played where actually bots driven by algorithms. I signed up for this platform based on the ratings as usual play store has duped me again I'm looking for a app that's fair and honest where the players are real there are plenty of apps where you can play the computer. Compleat waste of time I don't understand why not one of these apps can be honest! Will delete
  • Needs a tweak Oct 4, 2019

    By Fort Payne, Alabama, U.S.A
    It feels the game doesn’t know it’s rules. I castles my king, opponent takes his queen takes a pawn and wins. Tf? That’s just a check shouldn’t have been a checkmate. I also don’t don’t care for the gambling part. I checked two other chess games and both said it was only a check. If this game knew the rules it knew I could’ve taken my king and take the queen. I do like that I play with other people though. I think it’s a game that needs tweaks to the checkmate system I’m sure it’s a good game just needs work. If your serious in getting into chess try out 3D chess or play Magnus Or even a game that’s just called chess the teach you how to play and let you just play for fun.
  • Jul 20, 2021

    By Luke Skywalker
    The worst cheap & nasty graphics Ive seen! Awful to look at. Chess Stars is better. Chess boards are supposed to be pleasant to look at. Very sad effort. -7☆ minus seven Stars!!
  • Crappy app Nov 16, 2018

    By chessmastersIII
    I love the game chess. It does make you think and anticipate but with this app I have complained on numerous occasions that it keeps cheating me out of coins and the replays on bet when I reach out to them are idiotic but I still delete the app and reinstall it and it works for a week or two and starts it all over again and cheating me out of coins. I also have contacted them about the way the game plays draw vs time limit and it is wrong and all they do is send me the rule book on draws. I’ve been playing chess for over 40 years and have played tournaments that are local and state and national and these rules they have set up are not right. This is a crappy app!!!!!!
  • Jun 8, 2021

    By Mark Danks
    Lousy app full of bugs. I get players who refuse to play a move I cannot abort them at end of time game freezes they don't lose on time. Game players galore who know how to exploit this app to score points.
  • Scam app with cheating players (explained) Jun 26, 2021

    By Formulattt
    It’s designed so that you win games but win only a fraction of your bet. The goal being that you have to watch videos or eventually pay for coins within the app. As you get better your rating increases to the point you can only play with excellent players ensuring you lose money. A third problem is that people have found a way to cheat the clock by using the move assist. It alerts players when they make a bad move, freezing their time. This is exploited by cheaters for additional time.
  • A totally fake app. Buyers beware !! Jul 4, 2020

    By xyltkrok
    This is a totally fake app, trying to milk your hard earned money. Be aware, the app will stop working with out any apparent reason, lose your money you purchased. I will never use this app again. If I had an option to give zero or negative stars, I would have given. I lost money two times. First time I thought this is some glitches in their algorithm, then I realized these crooks are Intentionally makes it this way to deceive you and your money. Be warned, you are one your own!!
  • Jul 12, 2021

    By Liam Humphries
    I was playing and my game was very laggy and wasn't working. For example the person I was playing against won magically.
  • Was working fine until.... Aug 4, 2018

    By NoboruYamada
    I was in a 30 minute game waiting for my opponents move. Their clock was running the entire time until all of a sudden it said I ran out of time. I had made my move a long time ago which was clearly shown on my screen. Too buggy to be functional in its current state. When games are decided by ranking, losing to something like a bug takes all the enjoyment out of the app as you could lose at any time to a glitch
  • Apr 28, 2021

    By hemant narang
    had to log out of this app twice as there was a serious glitch. when u put a bet, it covers the block and stays there till the end of the game, making those blocks not usable. just imagine, u castle on the right side and yr bishop and knight and those pawns become redundant. had to disable and make a new account. all game chips of 2500 gone.

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