What are the best chess apps for iPhone?

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    #1Chess

    Chess
    Chess.com is a free online website where you can play chess. It allows you to play against other users, learn new techniques, improve your gaming or train with chess masters.
    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Christopher Perkins
    Written on November 6, 2017
    "Chess app that has a world wide following of nearly 20 million users! Learn new skills, follow to see what masters games are being played worldwide! Tons of fun!"
  2. 3

    #2iChess 3D

    iChess 3D
    iChess 3D is a premium chess game, exclusive for iOS devices, that has been developed with the idea of creating a strong CPU in mind. The graphics are 3D and nice shaped. 
    Games

    iOS

    $0.99- with in-app purchases

    Ethan Fisher
    Written on October 18, 2017
    "iChess 3D is the game to go to when you don't have a board or opponent in front of you. Nothing beats playing chess in person, however this comes close. Need to pass some time and play some Chess, download IChess3D until your next face to face."
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    #3tChess Pro

    tChess Pro

    tChess Pro is a premium chess game for iOS devices, prepared for all kind of gamers, from beginners to advanced players. The game has some extra built-in features for pro players as a PGN database or a Pro Analysis Mode.

    Games

    iOS

    $7.99

    Peter Hu
    Written on October 24, 2017
    "Chess is chess. A decent chess app is easy to make, but having extra things built in to the app can make it great. This app seems to have that, with the ability to analyze a previous game, as well as settings for all levels of player. If you want a chess app, I can't see a reason to pass this up."
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    #4Chess Time

    Chess Time

    Chess Time is a free cross-platform multiplayer game for Android and iOS devices in which you can compete with friend and unknown people from all over the planet. It has a built-in chat to message your opponent.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Muhammad Mittal
    Written on November 30, 2017
    "I used to play chess as a kid, but I've fallen out of practice, and don't have anyone to play with here. This app connects you to other players around the world, and allows you to compete against someone at your skill level. But the app isn't for iPhone; it's Android only. "
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    #5Chess by Mastersoft

    Chess by Mastersoft
    Chess by Mastersoft Chess is a free app for iOS whose engine got a 4th place in the Microcomputer Chess Championship. Play with a kind-of chess coach and try to defeat the CPU, either you're a beginner or an advanced player.
    Games

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Omar Arteaga
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "I love playing chess on this app because its got a very unique engine behind it. Instead of feeling like you're playing a super computer it does actually mimic human plays sometimes and makes the experience much more enjoyable. I'd like the graphics to be improved a bit but otherwise its great!"
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    #6Tall Chess

    Tall Chess
    Tall Chess is a free chess game for iOS developed by Game Center. You can play with a chess fellow or with the CPU with different levels of difficulty. It features exporting in algebraic notation.
    Games

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Harry Lewis
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "I love chess. I play it all the time. This is a good one - Tall Chess allows all skill levels to play or play with other people. More importantly for me, it allows exporting in common notation - meaning I can review my games later and understand what I did and learn from my mistakes. If you've got serious aspirations but don't have the budget for professional training, this can really be the difference between strategy and just acting randomly. You will not be disappointed!"

Summary

Best What are the best chess apps for iPhone
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ChessApps 5 Free
2iChess 3DGames 3 Paid
3tChess ProGames 2 Paid
4Chess TimeGames 1 Free
5Chess by MastersoftGames 1 Free
6Tall ChessGames 0 Free
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