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lichess • Has a Free Online Chess App for iOS 13+ or Android 5.1+



http://lichess.org/mobile

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.lichess.mobileapp

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/lichess-online-chess/id968371784

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Built for the love of chess, this app is open source and free for all.

- 150 000 individual users daily and growing fast.

- Play bullet, blitz, classical, and correspondence chess

- Play in arena tournaments

- Find, follow, challenge players

- See your games stats

- Practice with chess puzzles

- Many variants, available online and offline: Crazyhouse, Chess 960, King Of The Hill, Three-check, Antichess, Atomic chess, Horde, Racing Kings!

- Game analysis with local computer evaluation

- Server computer analysis with move annotations and game summary

- Opening explorer

- Play against offline computer

- Over The Board mode to play offline with a friend

- Standalone chess clock with multiple time settings

- Board editor

- Available in 80 languages

- Designed for both phones and tablets, supporting landscape mode

- 100% free, without ads, and opensource!

Chess variants are supported! Try them all:

- Crazyhouse: every time a piece is captured the capturing player gets a piece of the same type and of their color in their pocket.

- Chess960: pieces on the home rank are randomised.

- King Of The Hill: bring your king to the center to win.

- Threecheck: check the opponent king three times.

- Antichess: lose all your pieces to win.

- Atomic Chess: nuke the opponent.

- Horde: destroy the horde to win.

- Racing Kings: Race your king to the eighth rank to win.

Just like http://lichess.org, this application is open source, and respects user freedom. It is entirely free and without ads, now and forever.

Learn more about lichess philosophy: http://lichess.org/blog/U4skkUQAAEAAhIGz/why-is-lichess-free

Source code of the mobile application: https://github.com/veloce/lichobile

Source code of the website and server: https://github.com/ornicar/lila

Big thanks to the volunteers behind this app:

- Vincent Velociter (lead dev) https://github.com/veloce

- Renaud Bressand (design) https://twitter.com/RenaudBressand

- Thibault Duplessis (dev) https://github.com/ornicar

- Sebastien Renault (dev of stockfish plugin) https://github.com/srenault

- Mark Henle (dev) https://github.com/freefal

Check out the app page on http://lichess.org/mobile, and follow us on twitter for updates: https://twitter.com/lichessorg
What’s New
Dec 6, 2022

Version 8.0.0

What's changed:

- Fix timeline XSS by @jas14

- Disable back button on game while playing by @veloce

- Update to capacitor 4.0 by @veloce

 

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