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Easy Chess. Java applet the plays chess.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Penarchy wrote on 2012-01-07 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
This game is great for learning to play better Chess. Having the ability to take back your last move allows you see how your moves may affect your opponent's next moves. Really good players would obviously be bored, but 'Easy Chess' plays like a wonderful teaching tool - one of the best I've seen. I'd recommend it to anyone looking to improve their game.

a-z 1-9 cool !!!!!!! wrote on 2011-10-15 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
nice and easy but still a bit hard

Anonymous wrote on 2011-10-01 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
i like it because its not to hard but not to easy. it also works well and doesnt freeze.

RIHAB wrote on 2011-09-12 UTCExcellent ★★★★★

futurechesschamp wrote on 2011-07-06 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Thanks so much! It is simple and easy to understand!

Anonymous wrote on 2011-06-05 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
awsom i now know how to play chess and it helps that i have a super good memory for events and school stuff things i dont want to remember things i do want to remember small memory dreams what people say and other short memorys and probly a few small other things

chezcherie wrote on 2011-05-07 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I think this is an excellent game to get the little ones started. My 5 year old son saw the chess game at home and wanted to learn and this is what I found. Great visual for him to show him what moves he can make and choose from. Fantastic....thank you!

Ofer wrote on 2011-03-20 UTCGood ★★★★
I want my 6yo son to use this, and I think it could use the following
when the computer plays the other player doesn't know what he did... you
should signal it in some way (blinking the two squares that took part)

other than that, really great, thanks!

Ben Reiniger wrote on 2011-01-05 UTCGood ★★★★
I think everyone should keep in mind the line below the game:
'These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.'

The beauty of this applet is Ed's extension of it to so many variants.

Anonymous wrote on 2011-01-05 UTCPoor ★

[email protected] wrote on 2010-09-21 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
This was alot of fun and good for brushing up on technique/skills. Thanks

mackhomie wrote on 2010-08-25 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
was fun, my only complaint would be that i am left disheartened after losing at a difficulty level that was intended for 6 year olds.

Louise wrote on 2010-08-06 UTC
come on guys - its called easy chess!!!! perfect site for my little boy aged 6 who is just learning - Well done chess variants!!!

Anonymous wrote on 2010-06-24 UTC
very easy to win would win 100 out of 100 times

Mary Miranda wrote on 2010-05-10 UTCGood ★★★★
Never mind! I can move!

Mary Miranda wrote on 2010-05-09 UTC
I can't move! Help!

Andrew wrote on 2010-04-26 UTCGood ★★★★
It is pretty well done. It seems a little bit on the easy side; however, I only played a couple games against it. Overall, a pretty neat item.

Anonymous wrote on 2010-04-21 UTC
He made it not for training, it's for illustrate 'normal' chess on his chess variants applets site, and it's reason for calling it 'easy'.

Anonymous wrote on 2010-03-30 UTCPoor ★
This is WAY to hard. It is almost impossible to win, even the best chess player couldn't beat it.

joe b wrote on 2010-03-04 UTCAverage ★★★
Very good for teaching children to play.
The computer pieces move so fast you have to search for 'what happened'.
Just indicate some way the last piece that the computer moved.(such as
slight illumination or discoloration)
Also have a 'new game button'

Also when the game is won the program does nothing.  It needs to at least
blink to celebrate.

Anonymous wrote on 2010-02-04 UTCBelowAverage ★★
it is so hard please make it a little easier

mr T wrote on 2009-11-18 UTCGood ★★★★
Haven't played in years... the game let me win... I think it is trying to take my money.. thanks for the boost.. Now I am going to lead a class of middle schoolers tomorrow in a new chess club... Wish me luck!

Cassandra D\'Arcy wrote on 2009-10-09 UTCGood ★★★★
It's great for beginners like me, however, it would be better if you had a
'back' option to return to see how and why a specific move was made
either by yourself or the computer opponent. Also, if you could explain
options of possible moves I could have made once I've made my move, that
would be helpful.

Anonymous wrote on 2009-09-30 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Sweet,but i have my own chess game but my rook is lost.......THIS GAME IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tom wrote on 2009-07-26 UTCAverage ★★★
It's way too easy. I scholar's mate it all the time.

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