Introducing Chess Ultra; the most breathtaking chess game ever made. Experience stunning 4K visuals, seamless online multiplayer, Grandmaster approved AI and full VR compatibility.
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Jun 21, 2017
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October 17

Imperial DLC Out Now - Fit For a King



A brand new DLC chess set launched today!

The Imperial pack for Chess Ultra contains two exquisite chessmen designs, and brings a touch of luxury to the chessboard.

The Ruby and Emerald set radiates elegance with polished gold adorned with the finest gemstones, whilst the Platinum and Onyx set provides a striking contrast with stylish gunmetal pieces and elegant stones to match. Both chess set designs have been hand-crafted and embellished with jewels fit for a King or Queen.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/639001/Chess_Ultra_Imperial_chess_set/

We’re really excited to be bringing another new chess set to Chess Ultra, especially as this design is very different to any of the styles we have worked on previously! We hope the Imperial pack brings you luck on the chessboard and we will have more details to share about upcoming releases for Chess Ultra soon, so watch this space.

Thanks as always for your support,

Team Ripstone
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September 28

Ripstone Autumn Tournament



Hey everyone,

We want to share a quick update to let you know that the Official Ripstone Autumn Tournament will start tomorrow, 29th September, at 10am BST. We're really looking forward to launching the second official tournament as there were some incredibly impressive games played during the first competition.

We made some changes to the way tournaments work during the Summer leg, so we're confident that the Autumn Tournament will run a lot more smoothly! There is a 72 hour (3 day) limit for making a move when playing a tournament game, which will help to keep things moving and advance players through each round more efficiently. We also removed the in game timer to make way for this 72 hour time limit, so make sure to return to your game with plenty of time!

Get ready to bring your A-game and battle for the top spot.

Good luck everyone!
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Reviews

“Sure, chess in real life is cool, but you haven't f*cked with chess until you've experienced the untamed fury of CHESS ULTRA”
900/Chess – Pedestrian

“This is some epic sh*t, people”
Kotaku

“Chess will always be chess, but with its glorious presentation and wealth of options, Chess Ultra is a Queen in a genre filled with Pawns.”
9/10 – God is a Geek

About This Game

Introducing the most breathtaking chess game ever made.

Chess Ultra injects the greatest strategy game of all time with a modern twist; offering the ultimate chess experience with stunning 4K visuals, Grandmaster approved AI and full VR compatibility.

  • 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, 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
  • Export portable game notation (PGN) for every game, locally and online
  • Full Twitch integration invites you to play against your community
  • Play in VR and immerse yourself in the Chess Ultra experience
  • In-depth tutorials to help improve your game

With full Oculus Rift and HTC Vive support, play Chess Ultra in VR for the most breathtaking chess experience to date. From the wood grains on the antique mahogany board in the library, to the luxury felt on the bottom of every chess piece; chess has never looked this good. Physically reach out to make your move and focus entirely on the game at hand.

  • Compatible with Oculus Rift and HTC Vive
  • Use Oculus Touch or Vive controllers to reach out and move the pieces
  • Immerse yourself in beautiful, ultra-realistic environments
  • Change your perspective of each environment by standing to get a better view
  • Take the most extreme chess challenge in Gomorrah. Will you survive?

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce GTS 450 or AMD Radeon HD 6750
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: This will ensure the game will run at 1080p at 30fps. These specifications do not reflect VR, see Recommended Requirements for more details
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 2.5+ GHz Quad core
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA Gerforce GTX 780 or 970
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: This will ensure the game will run at 1080p at 60fps. These specifications do not reflect VR, an NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1070/1080 or AMD equivalent will be required to experience 90 FPS on a HTC VIVE or OCULUS RIFT
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