Prairie Media has released a new documentary entitled "Chess Masterworks: The Art and History of Twenty-five Chess Sets from the World-Renowned Collection of Dr. George and Vivian Dean." The film, available as a DVD, BluRay and digital download, features 25 of the world's greatest chess sets from the spectacular collection of Dr.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "chess."
Stealth Checkers is Chess Hybrid with a Twist
Stealth Checkers for iPhone and iPad offers a fresh take on two old school board games that can be fun just about anytime you want a little break from the norm.
Strategic Foursight Makes You Play Both Sides
Anyone who enjoys simple but strategic board games should have the foresight to download this game while the price is right. An intelligent mix of tic-tac-toe, connect four and chess, Foursight is an enjoyable board game available for iPhone and iPad.
GameRoom Almost Ready for Play Time
GameRoom is a great way to play checkers on the iPad. The game is very responsive and has some nice customization features. Unfortunately, GameRoom teases you with what could be but feels like it falls a big short.
Strategic Board Game Lovers Unite! Boardz is Online Play
Boardz is an iPhone app that contains four classic two-player strategic board games – Chess, Go, Shogi, and XiangQi. It is designed to work over a network connection and seeks out other players as opponents.
iChapaev Puts a Russian Twist on Checkers
iChapaev by MaxNick is supposedly fashioned after a Russian board game, but I have no real idea. At first glance, it resembles checkers a great deal. However, once you start playing it, it more so resembles a checker fight between two rivaling siblings.
Uncover the Hidden Mysteries of Black Box Touch
Black Box Touch, from 2 Tots Entertainment, is based on Black Box, a computer game so old that whenever bugs were found in it they were often moths and cockroaches.
Black Box Touch is what most people call a "hide-and-seek" game, where the object is to uncover hidden objects, most often through process of elimination.
Chess Club Plays To A Draw
Chess Club iPhone app by Visionary Bits is an online chess game that allows you to play chess from your iPhone against anyone around the world. The company states that they have more than 13,000 members.
Spoilage Requires Chess-Like Strategy in Fight for Dominance
Spoilage is a simple touch game that is as infectious as the cutesy bacterium that earn the app its name. The first game app from IGG Software, Spoilage marks a departure from the company's more business savvy apps: iBank 3, a professional finance app, and iBiz 3, a program management app.
t Chess Would Put Bobby Fischer at Your Side, If He Were Alive
Chess terrifies me. I learned to play when I was only 7-years old and in the too-many years since, I can count the number of games I've won on my right hand (that's the one I almost lost fixing a combine harvester on my granddaddy's farm).
Interview with Aware Technologies developers of StepTrakLite
AppCraver recently spoke with Ari Benbasat and Rich W. DeVaul from Aware Technologies, the developer team behind StepTrakLite. They answered our questions about developing apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Interview with Jason Jacobs of RunKeeper
iPhone glued to your hand? Here's another application that will help keep it there. RunKeeper is a groundbreaking application that uses the iPhone 3G's built-in GPS to track movements. If you like to run, hike, bike or just walk RunKeeper keeps track of your moves.
Attention Chess Fanatics: Free Chess Puzzles!
Chess Puzzles, a free game by independent developer IggyGames, contains 50 chess puzzles of varying difficulty, starting with (relatively simple) mate in 2 problems, ranging to mate in 5.
Versus Chess Enables Playing Against Other People Online, for a Price
Versus Chess is a lightweight version of Yahoo Chess for the iPhone. The implementation of the game is basic -- there are no timers, no types of games, no rooms -- but Versus Chess is one of the first of its kind, offering true one-on-one gameplay on the iPhone over the internet.
Interview with Andrew Bennett of nrme
AppCraver caught up recently with Andrew Bennett, CEO/President of the company that developed the nrme app.
1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone?
Andrew Bennett: We started thinking seriously about nrme when the SDK was rumored in late '07/early '08.