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A major revision of Rival Chess is now available, so just update your app if you are an existing user, or grab Rival from the link below. (Or search “Rival Chess on the market place.)

New features in this version :

1 ) 3 new sets added, default changed.
2 ) Multiple board designs added.
3 ) Email PGN during or after your game.
4 ) Board highlights changed.
5 ) Improved navigation for reviewing game history.
6 ) Improved menu interface.
7 ) Play move piece sound only on successful move.
8 ) Reported promotion rendering glitch fixed.

Download Rival Chess for Android from Google market place

We will also be making a premium version of Rival Chess available shortly for a small free (less than $1) which will remove the ads, but for now, enjoy the free version, and upgrade if you would like to support the development of this software.


Welcome to the home page of Rival Chess!

Rival chess has been around for a while in various forms but today is its first appearance on a mobile device.

Still very much in its early stages, Rival is available as a free download from the Android Market.

Please see the downloads page for full details and where you will find a barcode for quick access to the app in the Market.