Chess Book Study Free

Chess Book Study Free

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Simply reading a Chess book without a Chess board is not easy unless you are Vishy Anand or Magnus Carlsen! What if you could read your PDF Chess ebooks or magazines as well as follow the games on a Chess board, all in one screen!? This is exactly what this app helps achieve.
All your Chess books and magazines in the palm of your hand!

Ideal for Large screen phones and Tablets.

=== FEATURES ===
☆ Open e-magazines from New in Chess, USCF, Chess Today, British Chess Magazine etc
☆ Analyze with the power of two Chess engines! (touch and hold board for more options -> Analyze This)
☆ Open ebook or magazines in pdf, djvu or djv format
☆ Open web sites like, How to read Google Books?
☆ Talk to move! (experimental)
☆ Copy board position to other apps like Droidfish, Chess for Android
☆ Book options like Day/Night mode, Bookmarks, Multi-touch zoom, Crop, Split

=== FREE vs PRO ===
♚ Free has Ads.
♚ Free does NOT have Save game option
♚ Free has other minor UI limitation while loading games from PGN

=== NOTE ===
♚ Once you launch the app, please click Install button and follow onscreen instructions. This will install an open source app, EBookDroid which is required for showing ebooks.
♚ You need to manually move the pieces on the board, just like in real life. This app does NOT automatically make moves on the board if you tap the ebook.
♚ Great resource for some free pdfs:
♚ This app does not contain any pirated or commercial chess ebooks. You are free to load any Chess ebook in pdf, djvu or djv format.
♚ This app comes with a sample copy of "Bonus chapters from the book - Learn from Garry Kasparov’s Greatest Games" by FM Eric Schiller (
Special thanks!

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Recently changed in this version

ATTN : I have got reports that Opening book from the app does not work as expected. Try opening a book using Android file browser and choose 'Chess Book Study'. Mail me if you face this issue.
☆ [Fixed] PGN listed lesser games than actually present

☆ Load pgn is finally here! (bundled with pgn of the Gary Kasparov sample book)
☆ Save your moves and variations (Paid version only)
☆ Double tap ebook to quickly show/hide the board (upgrade ebookdroid Chess app)
☆ Choice of piece design

Comments and ratings for Chess Book Study Free
  • (69 stars)

    by john goldsmith on 10/04/2014

    Loved the app before the ads came but now I cant open books but ads run great uninstalled

  • (69 stars)

    by Li Fo on 29/03/2014

    Brilliant idea. I'm very grateful for it. I spend more time with this app than any other. Author is very responsive. I upgraded to Pro version to support development.

  • (69 stars)

    by David Richardson on 10/03/2014

  • (69 stars)

    by Naruto Uzumaki on 09/03/2014

    Good help

  • (69 stars)

    by thabani mlambo on 06/03/2014

    Works perfectly.

  • (69 stars)

    by Maputi Malatji on 04/03/2014

  • (69 stars)

    by Ramaiah Muthu on 01/03/2014