The classic board game comes to Steam with asynchronous online play and 100 levels of AI. If you are a chess enthusiast or someone who just likes to play a game now and again, this is what you've been looking for. This is Simply Chess.
User reviews:
Recent:
Very Positive (42 reviews) - 88% of the 42 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Mostly Positive (1,345 reviews) - 73% of the 1,345 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 11, 2015

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March 24

Network issues fixed :)

If you see any remaining issues, please report them to me.

Thanks for playing!! :D

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March 24

Network issues...

Upgrading some stuff & ran into some issues... fixing it now!!

Online play will probably be down for half an hour or so. Sorry! ^_^;

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About This Game

The classic board game comes to Steam! Everything you need in a chess game. If you are a chess enthusiast or someone who just likes to play a game now and again, this is what you've been looking for. This is Simply Chess.

Play it against friends whether they're on on Windows, Mac, & Linux.

Features:
  • Play locally or online.
  • Play against the computer – World class "Stockfish" AI with 100 difficulty levels.
  • Includes "hot-seat"/"pass-n-play" mode for multiplayer using only one computer.
  • Asynchronous play - you can play even when your opponent is offline.
  • Easily switch between full 3D with camera-control & a 2D graphics mode
  • Full controller and “Steam Big Picture” support
  • Switch seamlessly between playing with mouse/keyboard and gamepad.
  • Elo Ratings for online games – ranked on a Steam Leaderboard
  • Steam Trading Cards, Badges, Backgrounds & Emoticons
  • Dozens of Steam Stats & Achievements.
  • Steam version has no added DRM and can run everything except the online play & Steam-specific bonuses (Steam Achievements, Steam Leaderboards, etc.), without any internet connection and/or without Steam installed.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or better
    • Processor: 1 gHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+ w/ GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP or better
    • Processor: 2 gHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Snow Leopard 10.6.8
    • Processor: 1 gHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+ w/ GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mavericks 10.9.2
    • Processor: 2 gHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit
    • Processor: 1 gHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+ w/ GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit, S3TC texture support
    • Processor: 2 gHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
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Recent:
Very Positive (42 reviews)
Overall:
Mostly Positive (1,345 reviews)
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