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DreamChess 0.2.0

A simple but fun chess game

by Mike Williams

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Mac OS X, Windows 10, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 27 November 2016
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DreamChess
A simple but fun chess game

DreamChess is a simple open-source chess game.

Playing is easy, as there's really nothing to think about beyond the game: click Start, choose a difficulty level and you're off.

The visuals are basic. The website talks about "3D OpenGL graphics" and "various chess board sets", but the 3D-ness is kept to a minimum and there are only four sets in the download (although we do quite like the hand-drawn-type "Sketch" theme).

Chess novices should find the standard "dreamer" engine is playable enough, but experts can replace it with any other XBoard-compatible engine.

There are a few other extras - sounds, music, a few move options (retract, move previous etc) - but essentially that's it. If you're looking for more to do than sit down and play, DreamChess will leave you disappointed.

Verdict:

DreamChess is seriously short on features, but also easy-to-use and hassle-free. Maybe worth a try for novice to intermediate players who only need the chess basics.

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