What’s new in Chess Deluxe

New in 2.12

  • Change between light and dark mode independently of the system in Settings
  • Hard computer difficulty has been made harder
  • Improved quality of chess piece graphics
  • Improvements for iOS 16, macOS Ventura and Stage Manager

New in 2.11

  • A new setting to turn on and off the previous move highlight
  • Greatly expanded timer duration options
  • All settings now sync to your other devices with iCloud
  • A redesigned settings screen

New in 2.10

  • Continue your last game when relaunching the app
  • Moves can now be played by dragging pieces
  • Added language support for Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
  • Various fixes and improvements

New in 2.9

  • Sounds during gameplay

New in 2.8

  • See the list of completed moves in Standard Algebraic Notation
  • Select a completed move from the move list to go back to that move

New in 2.7

  • The game can suggest a move if you ever get stuck or need a hint
  • Edit settings during a game. Note that you cannot turn off the timer if it has already started
  • Redo previously undone moves
  • Rotate the chess board at any time
  • Board coordinates (a-h, 1-8)
  • Added language support for German

New in 2.6

  • New game timer options
  • In-app support
  • Improved Help menu
  • Improved support for Dynamic Type

New in 2.5

  • An improved look and feel
  • See pieces that have been captured
  • Dark mode support on iOS 13 or later

New in 2.4

  • A new, more powerful AI engine
  • Various other fixes and improvements

New in 2.3

  • Previous move indicator
  • Improved design on iPad
  • Move animation improvements to see which piece is being captured
  • Added language support for Dutch, French and Spanish
  • Various other fixes and improvements

New in 2.2

  • Full support for dark mode on macOS Mojave
  • The King is now highlighted when in check
  • Various bug fixes and improvements

New in 2.1

  • New game engine with improved AI
  • Fixed an issue where an illegal castling moved would be deemed legal
  • Improved online gameplay
  • Basic support for dark mode
  • Various other fixes and improvements

Get in contact

If you have any questions about the game or ideas on how to improve it, please email me.

Get Chess Deluxe

Chess Deluxe on Mac Download on the Mac App Store
Chess Deluxe on iPad and iPhone Download on the App Store