Love Chess? Own a DS? Then you might want to own this adorable piece of software. Some of the awesome features you can look forward to are:
â€¢ Tutorials: A comprehensive chess tutorial presented by Josh Waitzkin and based on his famous The Art of Learning course. â€¢ Mini-games: Six original mini-games to have fun learning the basics of chess playing. Examples: o â€œMinefieldâ€ - Use your chess pieces to locate and defuse the hidden mines. o â€œChain Reactionâ€ â€“ Move a piece so that three pieces of the same kind are connected by their movement paths. â€¢ Chess puzzles: Classic chess puzzles with 2 modes, Time Challenge and Practice Puzzles. â€¢ Multiplayer: Multiplayer games for 2 players using the Nintendo DS wireless communications.
Ubisoft also mentions in the same release that Chessmaster: Grandmaster Edition is available for PC.
I'm sure it's an excellent Chess simulator, but check out the guy in the screenshot! He looks like his mum just died. Now, if I had a death in the family, the last thing I'd be doing is playing Chess.
Ah well, we all handle grief in different ways. For example, I eat celery. Lots of celery.