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Switch eShop

  • EU 2nd Nov 2017, £9.99
  • US 2nd Nov 2017, $12.49
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    Chess is one of the world's oldest and most finely crafted games. Its strategies and complexities have fascinated players for decades (centuries, even), and at a professional level commands extraordinary dedication and expertise. For the majority of us it's an engaging game that is nevertheless quite casual, as we...

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About The Game

Chess Ultra features stunning visuals, seamless online* multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI to offer the ultimate chess experience.

Explore an array of intricately crafted environments and choose from a selection of iconic chess sets designed with both the modern and traditional chess player in mind. Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran of the great game, Chess Ultra has something to offer for players of all ages and ability.

Chess has never looked this good!

  • Stunning chess sets and beautiful environments
  • 10 Grandmaster-approved AI levels
  • Intuitive, overhauled local and online multiplayer with Elo ranking system
  • Comprehensive time controls, including Classical, Blitz and Marathon, all available online
  • Cross-platform online play and leaderboards
  • Spectate and compete in official Ripstone tournaments
  • Demonstrate your skills in over 80 chess puzzles
  • Re-write the past by winning the biggest historic matches
  • In-depth tutorials to help improve your game