World Chess Champions
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+ By Pondar
This is a handy virtual World Chess Championship reference. It includes 39 title matches from 1886 until present time. It contains more than 800 World Championship chess games spanning a period of more than 125 years of chess history!
Relive the famous games in chess history - the famous game Fischer-Spassky (game 1), where Fischer miscalculated and lost a bishop or the must-win game for Kasparov in the last game in the Kasporv-Karpov match in 1987 (game 24) or watch Carlsen's endgame skills beating Anand or....
See the chess openings used in World Championship matches or study the many interesting endings played by the champions.
You can easily select any game from any of the matches and play through it - move by move - on the board inside the app.
Furthermore, included in this app are short biographical info on all the World Champions from Steinitz in 1886 to Carlsen in 2013.
You can also share any games with friends by sms, email or social network.
Finally, you can also export any game to PGN format for further analysis or sharing.
Carry chess history in your pocket now!
Note: Only classical matches are included. Not the round-robin tournaments that was held in 2007 and 1948 as these are special cases. During the PCA/FIDE split the matches included are those involving Kasparov and Kramnik (PCA), not FIDE.
All notation is in standard algebraic figurine notation.
SD-card write permission is used for storing position diagrams temporarily.
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* Share PGN and FEN with other apps.
* New Icon.
* Support for "Analyze This" external app (free) for easy computer analysis.
* Direct support for "ChessCast" for casting positions easily to chromecast.
* Includes all Carlsen-Anand games from 2014 match in Sochi.