Chess - tChess Pro 4+

For beginners to professionals

Tom Kerrigan

Designed for iPad

    • $12.99



tChess Pro is the high-quality, critically acclaimed chess game with the richest features for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. It's perfect for every player:

Not everybody is a chess master! Most chess games are too strong or just make random mistakes at easier levels. tChess Pro has unique algorithms to simulate human opponents.

tChess Pro has a top-tier chess engine. (Over 380 ELO points stronger than Caissa Chess.)

tChess Pro's Analysis Mode is like having a chess master in your pocket. You can get the engine's "expert opinion" about any game or position in real-time: which side is winning, and the best sequence of moves. Just like a professional desktop chess package.

More key features:
- Perfect for 1- or 2-player games
- Strong computer opponent
- Play against any ELO rating from 500 to 2500
- Integrated "Learn Chess" e-book app (Apple Staff Favorite!)
- Opening Library feature lets you explore chess opening theory as you play
- PGN Database feature lets you download and view PGN files
- Support for 3-stage time controls with Fischer increments
- Position Editor to enter positions from books, newspapers, etc.
- Save and load games; export them in standard PGN format
- Use the Profile feature to play rated games against the computer and track your progress

tChess Pro is developed by Tom Kerrigan, author of the TSCP and Stobor chess engines.

What’s New

Version 2.0.0

- Added a button to rotate the board in the Analyze Game feature
- Added the ability to review your opponent's last move if he requests a takeback
- Added a "Saved Time Controls" feature
- Added a setting to control the sound volume (in the Interface tab)

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

ShempFshempfinkle ,

Best chess app

tChess Pro is the best Chess app I’ve come upon. I like the graded games and find it very challenging. It has a ‘real’ feel to it and is my ‘go to’ when I can’t find a real person to play against.

The Big Bamboo ,

Excellent programme.

Doesn’t have the help options that others do, but the look and the quality of play is unsurpassed!

AmirNa ,

A reasonable app

Not as powerful as I expected, it’s beautiful in design and simple. I gave it a 3 though as it have happened quite often during past 2-3 years that app crashed and jumped out of program in the midst of a game or solving puzzles.

App Privacy

The developer, Tom Kerrigan, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Game Center

    Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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