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Chess Lite

Chess Lite
  • #: 34865
  • Price: $0.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: 2008-11-07
  • Current Version: 1.1
  • 1.1
  • Size: 4.40 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: 99Games Online Private Limited
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.0 or later
  • © Copyright 2008. 99Games Online Pvt. Ltd.
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Description

Chess Lite is designed for casual players of chess on iPhone and iPod touch. Its simple UI, easy to use touch sensitivity and tap-tap move makes playing Chess Lite an addiction! Play single-user or compete with friends in 2-player mode without a network.

Chess Lite makes use of Sjeng chess engine; a powerful engine tailored to suit casual play. It is fast, stable and over a period of time makes you master the game of chess.

Current Version Features:

- Single player mode - Player vs iPhone, iPhone vs Player

- Compete against friends in 2-player mode

- Move pieces by dragging or with a tap-tap movement

- Complexity- Designed for casual players

- Undo option, last move highlight

- Next move hint and legal moves highlight

- Save/ Load/ Resume options

- Demo game by iPhone vs iPhone to understand the game

We welcome your feedback and appreciate your reviews. We would continuously strive to make our products best-in-class for our users

If you are already a chess master, then there’s Chess Pro for you

What's New in Version 1.1

Version 1.1 - 31 Oct, 2008

New features:
- Board flipping option in 2 Player mode
- Performance optimization

Review: The iPod Observer - 11 Nov, 2008

The iPod Observer reviewed Chess Pro and rated it as 'Great' (4 iPods) .

Review Summary: In this "First Look" review of version 1.1, I found Chess Pro to be an error free and fun Chess game to play. There are several levels, playing modes and themes to choose from. The developer has been very approachable in e-mails, and I sense he's working hard to keep this program free of the criticisms that have plagued others. I believe the "Hard" level will keep 99 percent of the casual wood pushers continuously challenged, and the price is very modest.

Check the full article at http://www.ipodobserver.com/story/37840

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Rated 2/5 based on 3 customer reviews.

 

3/5 stars

Gnu GPL allows for the selling of products using "copyleft'ed" code

:
For the guy complaining about 99Games stealing the Sjeng engine, GPL specifically allows for commercial redistribution as long as the source code is available. the iTunes store does not have a mechanism by which the source code could be packaged in a useable form with the executable file. See below for 99Games distribution solution.

From Wikipedia: "The terms and conditions of the GPL are available to anybody receiving a copy of the work that has a GPL applied to it ("the licensee"). Any licensee who adheres to the terms and conditions is given permission to modify the work, as well as to copy and redistribute the work or any derivative version. The licensee is allowed to charge a fee for this service, or do this free of charge. This latter point distinguishes the GPL from software licenses that prohibit commercial redistribution. The FSF argues that free software should not place restrictions on commercial use, and the GPL explicitly states that GPL works may be sold at any price."

And from the 99cent website:
"You are making use of GNU Chess. Can I get the source code?

Sure. We have modified the Sjeng source code and as per the GNU GPLv2 terms we will be providing the entire source code on demand, free of charge. Please email to our support team. There is ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY for the modified source code.

We thought of packaging the entire source code with the Binary uploaded to App Store. If we do this, there is no way that a user can extract the source code from the application downloaded on the iPhone/iPod touch. So we have given the above provision."

Standard disclaimers about my lack of involvement with 99Games apply

0/5 stars

Nice app needs features

:
Nice app but needs tuning
1. Need redo feature
You can undo to review your moves but you're then stuck - no way to redo and return to play at that position
2. Need way to name saved games
3. Very irritating - double 'splash' credit screens at start mean EVERY time you reenter game you have to wait 4-5 seconds!
4. Found this the most accurate in terms of touch of all the chess games

3/5 stars

The best I can give

:
Well, it's fun for two players and to test yur skill but it's not worth it doesn't hve the skill L.V so if u ale a beginner u hve to face something stronger but besides tat it's good and I got it before it was .99 : p

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