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Packed with features for beginners and experts. The authors chess programs have won ten world championships.
Last Update:January 11th 2010
Author:lang software ltd.
User Rating:5.00
License:Provided with purchase
Requirements:Any S60 3rd or 5th edition device. ChessGenius.SIS is only 160KB
ID's:HID: 197518, AAID: 16373

Author's Description

ChessGenius, award winning chess program. Packed with features for beginners and experts: 30 playing levels including easy and blitz - Chess clocks - Move record - Display of thinking - Save/load game. Superb playing strength. The authors chess programs have won ten world championships.
  • Supports all S60 3rd and 5th edition phones
    The display adjusts so that ChessGenius runs full screen on all phones. All screen resolutions are supported
  • Small and compact
    ChessGenius.sis is only 160 KB in size
  • Incredibly strong play
    Excellent play even on the 'instant' level. Playing strength is around 2450 Elo
  • Thirty three playing levels
    Thirteen easy levels. ChessGenius makes deliberate mistakes
    Ten time based levels. Instant, 1 sec, 2 sec, 3 sec, 5 sec, ... 3 mins
    Ten Blitz levels. Whole game in 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 5 min, .... 120 min. The Chess Clocks count down in these levels. You lose if you run out of time
  • Game information
    The last moves of the game
    Chess Clocks. Total White and Black time and move time
    Main line. For example, the line may show:
    "1.03 05 cxd4 Nxd4 Nc6 Bb5" This means that:
    ChessGenius is winning by 1.03 pawns. Search depth = 5, and line of moves. ChessGenius is planning cxd4 and expects Nxd4 in reply etc
  • Set-up position
    Any legal position can be entered
  • Take back and Step forward
    Take back moves to start of game and Step forward to end of game. Easy take back and step forward with shortcut keys
  • Hint
    Let ChessGenius suggest your move
  • Players
    Play against ChessGenius, against another player or watch ChessGenius play itself
  • Analyze game
    Like 2 player mode but ChessGenius calculates continuously and shows its thinking. Useful for replaying games to see where mistakes have been made or for playing over an imported PGN Master game
  • Rules of Chess
    Understands all the rules of Chess including, en-passant, under promotion, castling, draw by repetition and the 50 move rule. Announces a draw if there is insufficient material to win
  • Save and Load games
    Games can be saved and loaded in PGN format. Games are saved to the "notes" application and can be edited and transferred
  • Tutor option
    ChessGenius will warn if a blunder / weak move is played and give the option of take back
  • Chessboard options
    Choose between 5 different piece sets and two chessboard sizes
  • Board colours
    Choice of 6 board colours and 3 styles
  • Show legal moves option
    After selecting a piece ChessGenius shows where the piece can move to
  • Show last move option
    ChessGenius can indicate  the previous move
  • Smart move entry option
    This can reduce the number of key presses to enter moves
  • Backlight
    Option to keep backlight on for longer
  • Supports English, German and French Languages
    Language is selected during installation
  • Free updates
    After purchase you can always download the latest version

New features in version 3.6 include:

  • Stunning new graphics
    Now 5 different piece sets, each in two sizes. Board squares can now be plain, stony or shaded. Text background can be light or dark."Display settings" mode so that the graphics options can be easily selected
  • 3 extra easy levels
    Some user complained that the easiest level was too strong. Easy levels 1,2 and 3 are now easier

New features in version 3.5 include:

  • Opening Name displayed
    For example. Book B12 Caro-Kann defence
  • Supports touch on all S60 5th edition phones
  • Next best move option After ChessGenius has played a move "Next best" will force ChessGenius to take back its last move and compute the next best move. This is useful for forcing ChessGenius to play a particular opening and for analyzing positions
ChessGenius 3.6 is a free update for registered users.

Compatible Devices

LG KS10, LG KT610, Nokia 3250, Nokia 5320 Xpress Music, Nokia 5500, Nokia 5700, Nokia 5800 Xpress Music, Nokia 6110, Nokia 6120, Nokia 6290, Nokia 6650, Nokia E50, Nokia E60, Nokia E61, Nokia E61i, Nokia E62, Nokia E63, Nokia E65, Nokia E70, Nokia E71, Nokia E90, Nokia N71, Nokia N73, Nokia N75, Nokia N76, Nokia N77, Nokia N80, Nokia N91, Nokia N92, Nokia N93, Nokia N93i, Nokia N95, Nokia N97, Samsung G810, Samsung i7110, Samsung i8510 INNOV8, Samsung L870, Samsung SGH-i450, Samsung SGH-i520, Samsung SGH-i550, Samsung SGH-i560, Samsung SGH-i570

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