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Easy playing java chess game, You can play against own written wow chess engine, or other users, rewind games forward and backward, easily restart again or if needed replay the game on demand. Attractive user interface and effects. If You like to You can see other games being played, linux,win

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  • Installable windows executable
  • Playing against own written wow chess engine or other users (3D/2D)
  • One of the fastest chess engines (200000 positions/sec), in advanced mode forward thinking
  • Possible to play in automode (engine plays against himself)
  • Beautiful user interface, / using standard or panel controls
  • Supports all resolutions, possible to play even in Save mode
  • Replay the game on demand
  • Save and restore current chess pieces positions
  • Watch taking a move (all moves are in motion)
  • Observing other games being played by the players (in main or help window)
  • Built in automatic game personalisation
  • Smashing special effects (taking a piece, promotion, starting game)
  • Dynamically reconnect to other RelaxChess servers
  • Online bug reporting and upgrades installation
  • Rewind forward or backward a playing game
  • Supports 15 wel known chess openings and most common chess endings
  • Playing 2D showing possible move positions after piece touched
  • Dynamically change to one of supported 14 languages
  • For android version check at
  • Chat with other players
  • Now also android clients can connect and play against each other or desktop users
  • You can set the game clock if You like to


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End Users/Desktop

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Java Swing

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