Mini Chess

Mini Chess

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With this app you are able to play chess variants on a smaller board. The variants basically have the same pieces and rules as standard chess, but the board is much smaller. Furthermore it is possible to adapt the difficulty of the computer.

As this are just chess variants, they do not cover all the advanced rules of standard chess. Therefore the game can't end in a tie and there is no such thing as en passant or castling. Additionally you have to change the rules to have the default winning condition of regular chess - mini chess usually ends by capturing the king.

Tags: minichess, minischach, mini chess, mini schach.

Recently changed in this version

+ Revised visualization.
+ Internal improvements.
+ Added Achievements.


Comments and ratings for Mini Chess
  • (67 stars)

    by Chris Tiffany on 07/10/2014

    Good, quick, with many options.

  • (67 stars)

    by Keegan Leigh on 28/09/2014

    I've always enjoyed playing like this, faster, more fun and the best way to learn the game, its how Bobby Fischer wrote his book, and out of hundreds of chess apps this the only one I've seen of this style.Good Move!

  • (67 stars)

    by Christian Prosser on 22/09/2014

    Features a wide variety of games and modes for various board sizes against both, AI and local competition.

  • (67 stars)

    by Scott Ashcraft on 31/01/2014

    I love that the app has almost all the mini-chess variations that I can think of. Sometimes I just want the movement of the pieces to be more fluid-like. Other than that, it's great that it free, but I probably would have paid for the app.

  • (67 stars)

    by Mike Tsenter on 27/01/2014

    Great bite sized variations of chess. Flaw... Game loses at a stalemate even when win by checkmate is selected. Also you can be forced into endless loops against the ai without a stalemate ever being called.

  • (67 stars)

    by Alexia Gaudeul on 02/11/2013

    Played only the simplest of the simplest settings, and enjoyed it a lot. Great way to gain insights into the basics of chess thinking. For when you do not have the time or the energy for a full 8x8 game.

  • (67 stars)

    by Harry Armstrong on 08/07/2013

    Bit laggy