The premier free online chess game - play against the computer or in free multiplayer.
Learn to play chess with 3 distinct AI personalities suitable for kids as well as adults and challenge your friends in online multiplayer.
Single-player games are saved automatically after each move so you can close the browser at any time, plus 6 save slots. Games (including multiplayer) can be exported in PGN format. This version of SparkChess is optimized for Google Chrome browser and Chrome OS and features FullHD 3D graphics.
An advanced version is also available for Chrome as a packaged app (so it works offline) and also for Windows, Mac OS X, iPad, iPhone Android tablets and phones. Some of its highlights:
- More difficulty levels - up to 5 AI opponents;
- works offline;
- replay mode - rewind and play those winning moves again using a simple VCR-like interface;
- PGN import/export - you can open entire PGN databases and replay historical games from tournements and learn strategy from chess grandmasters;
- board editor with FEN import/export - recreate famous board positions or chess puzzles;
- visual hints - see which of your pieces are under attack or how to exploit your opponent's vulnerabilities;
- move suggestions - stuck on a difficult position? The AI will suggest a move for you;
- Static anaysis of the board - material, positioning, mobility, king safety, pawn structure and more all taken into account and presented in plain English.
- diagram mode - in addition to the 3D chess board table, some players will feel more comfortable with a diagram representation;
- Gorgeous 3D medieva fanasy board.
- multiplayer chat;
- priority access to multiplayer;
- no ads.