Chess at ICC




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    "Chess at ICC" offers:

    Online play

    * Play: Seek/offer match rated and unrated. You can also view seeks posted by other users. Can sort seek list by username, rating or game time. Options to filter the seek list.
    * Chat in the lobby and other propular channels, or chat with Friends
    * Friends: add your friends to the app and you can challenge them, chat, observe etc
    * Observe top games on ICC and sort by category, showing only rating categories you are interested in observing.
    * Events: Participate in a number of official events on ICC. Events include watching top relayed tournaments from around the world, playing in the pristine rating pools, playing TrainingBot and ProblemBot games, and more!
    * History: view your played games and send them by email
    * Account section to administer your ICC account
    * Takeback, draw, abort, resign and rematch options when playing
    * Fully functional console, for more control on the playing server
    * Timestamp to avoid lag problems
    * Confirm move feature to help avoid mouse-slips. Forward and Backward buttons are converted on Confirm/Cancel buttons

    Play against the computer

    * Selectable ELO Levels to adjust playing strength, from 500 to 2100, on 50 ELO points steps
    * Selectable time per move: changing the ELO and the time per move, lots of difficulty levels can be selected
    * Opening book with more than 30.000 positions: ensures variated funny games
    * Can undo/redo all moves
    * Send PGN by email: This way, you can analyze later your games on your PC
    * Graphical setup board, also can edit position’s FEN notation
    * On closing, saves the current game and it is loaded when the application is restarted

    Solve chess problems

    * 2900+ chess problems to solve looking for the best moves: problems collected by Uwe Auerswald, from Germany
    * Selectable problem difficult (Easy, Medium and Hard Problems)

    PGN Browser:

    * Offline PGN viewer to save and replay your favorite games. Allows you to open PGN files from the SD card or from your email

    And with the Best interface

    * Clean, simple and intuitive interface (many options appear after pressing the “MENU” key)
    * Move by dragging and dropping the piece with useful guide lines
    * Ability to select your next piece to move on your opponent's move. To complete the move, tap the destination square when it becomes your move. Useful for speed games.
    * Also move by tapping the origin and the destiny squares or with the trackball
    * Portrait and Landscape mode
    * Shows legal moves
    * Highlights last move (with a yellow arrow or a coloured squarem, can be configured with a settings option), also move hints (as a green arrow) after a request in the menu
    * Many piece sets and board styles
    * Shows a dot on the side to move (the point is of the moving side color) and can show board coordinates
    * Shows captured pieces advantage for each one of the sides (as an example if black captured 3 pawns and whites 2, it shows an advantage of 1 white pawn for blacks), also has an option to hide captured pieces
    * Speak moves, checks and game results
    * Different sounds for moves, captures and checks. Toggle sound off and on, to play discreetly.
    * Vibrate phone for moves played
    * Option to keep the screen on when playing

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