Anti Chess

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Welcome to the twisted world of Anti Chess.

Anti Chess is one of the most popular variant of chess. The objective of the game is for each player to lose all their pieces.
Play this free fun game of Anti-chess on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.

How to play?
The aim of the Anti Chess is to sacrifice your pieces. The game is setup on a chess board in the same order as traditional chess and plays the same way too, but with a few interesting rules :

1. When a player's piece is in a position to kill the opponents' piece, the player has to commit that move.

2. The game is over when one of the player has all of their pieces killed
The game is not over if the King is killed. There is no checkmate in Anti Chess

3. There is no castling

4. When a pawn reaches the end of the board, it gets promoted to a Queen

5. If there is a situation where no player can make any more moves, the player with the lesser number of chess pieces wins the game.


This game supports one player, where you play against a computer AI. It also supports two players (local PVP) mode.


Fun, cute characters and exciting sound effects Competitive Computer AI to challenge every time
Play local Player-vs-player with a friend Don't know how to get started? Try the simplified tutorial.

Free download the app for your iPhone / iPad

We would also like to thank the following Beta Testers who player our game and gave us some player insights -cheers and thank a ton!

AlessandroFerrato, b0em, 53xy83457, cga-999, cobcris, Cybemo, akuaitance, CharlieBeatdown, AdrianSimancas, CollectiveSin, Arja


Interesting game, the AI make many move that place it in a loosing position. Especially when there is only a few pawns lefts to the player.

Also, I've found a way to get a draw that doesn't end the game. I've got my white bishop and one pawn and the AI got his black bishop and 1 pawn. The pawns are stuck in front of one another, mine on white and the AI on black. It's impossible for either myself or the AI to take any piece, but the game doesn't end.

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devilsgarage responds:

We play tested the heck outta this game so this is definitely an interesting and plausible situation. Thanks for the bug repo steps - cheers!

It was intresting becasue you have to forget how to play chess and learn Anti-Chess!

devilsgarage responds:

That same feeling like learning chess for the first time! Thanks for Playing - Cheers

Had a lot of fun with this game, definitely rewards thinking about your actions and it's pretty satisfying when you win a round.

I don't play chess but I thought you won when you captured the king

Quite The Original Concept... Good For Pros At Normal Chess...

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3.99 / 5.00

Dec 22, 2016
4:56 AM EST
Strategy - Other