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Master the world's most popular game and discover the Chessmaster in you! Based on the award-winning Chessmaster series, with over 5 million copies sold, Chessmaster Challenge is your teacher, mentor, and ultimate opponent. Whether you are learning chess, improving your strategy, or competing against world-class chess players, this game will make you a better player. Download & play Chessmaster Challenge now! Game Review Chess Master Challenge is one of those games that is clearly built and flows so well that it has certainly earned a reputation as being one of the hottest chess games in the world. Clean, clear and fully adaptable to any skill set, the creators have built a game that is inviting to both the novice and expert player. Rarely does a game have such universal appeal and ability to bridge two different levels of skill. It?s not enough to read about Chessmaster Challenge. You just have to play it. Game Play The nice thing about Chessmaster Challenge is that it is not imposing nor is it at all intimidating as one would think. It?s all due to the simple design and friendly main menu interface. From the moment you begin, you are welcomed into the chess world with your own ?avatar?. Having assumed your character and name, you are presented with an opponent of your own choice who is clearly humanized and looks every bit like ?uncle Joe?, your school teacher down the street or even your best friend?s sister! Next, you are offered three choices: Play the Game, Learn how to play, or enter the practice area where you can test your strategic skills and game knowledge. How to Play: Tips and Tricks For those who are confident in their chess abilities and or have a more competitive bent, choosing to Play the Game is very rewarding as it rates your results and subsequent ranking according to the number of your wins or losses. In fact, each opponent is given equal recognition in this area. A slider with options sits naturally from the lower right-hand corner. From this location, you may choose to: play a new game, offer a draw, resign, change the chess set from a retainer of 6 character options and or click on the very important give yourself a strategic breather 'pause' button. Moving your chess pieces is as quick as drag and drop. Just click the bottom part of the chess piece and move it to your next location. A blue circle will outline your chess piece and its future move and a graphical guide will indicate which of your opponent's piece you have captured and which ones you have lost. The Learn to Play mode is worth the entire purchase of the game (especially for us chess novices). What is exciting about this area is that instructional text is not isolated to endless indexes of documentation. Instead, each instructional lesson is presented interactively with the learner gaining full control over what and how fast lessons are learned. In fact, each chess piece and its particular move is handled clearly and meticulously whereby demonstrations and questions are asked to ensure that each novice makes it quickly and happily through the training section. Last of all, this game's training program (25 audio tutorials) also provides you with numerous examples followed by even more games and drills. If you have a notion of becoming a chess 'pro', Chessmaster Challenge will certainly move you in that direction. The Fun Area is the place for those who would like to seek a new dimension in strategic play. Choosing from a series of basic strategic moves, you can test yourself once again in engaging your opponent from various points of view. If you can?t determine how each move is made, Chess Master?s ?imaginary? persona will show you. Try it out before you begin to play with the ?big boys or big girls?. You will certainly expand your knowledge of chess and will help you become a better player.