Chess-wise 3

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Description of App: 

With Chess-wise 3 you can play chess, analyse games, annotate game notations, play online, solve exercises, watch training videos and much more.

- Games are represented as trees, so they can have side-lines. This means when analysing moves, this will not anymore overwrite the moves of the main game
- On the new annotation screen, you can add comments and !! - or ?? to the moves
- The communication with the FICS server has been complete rewritten and is now much more stable
- The FICS interface has more features (support for multiple accounts, iMessage-like chatting, friend list)
- Improved database (re-order games in a PGN file) and setup screen (move pieces on the board)
- Landscape views for the opening and endgame browser, showing the possible moves next to the board
- Over 250 links to free training videos
- Separate screen to select the pieces orientation, when playing with 2 players
- Help file with tutorial for each major use case

Each screen has been re-designed to give a better user experience, focussing on the main actions that people want to do on that screen.

Any suggestions for further improvements (as well as bug reports) are welcome at info@chess-wise.com

Apple Watch Support: 

No

Version: 

3.3.8

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

iOS Version: 

10.2.1

Accessibility Comments: 

VoiceOver accessibility appears to be flawless.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

This is the first truly accessible chess app I've been able to find. The others I've tried all had totally inaccessible chess boards, so it was impossible to play. This app has a wonderfully accessible board, and the video I watched about how the king can move was narrated so well that I could completely follow along and learn what was being taught.

Developer's Twitter Username: 

@LoreWiseGames