SmallChess is a high quality and brilliantly presented chess playing app. You'll improve your chess with a very strong chess coach (FIDE 3000+), offering nine distinct coaching styles. Feeling bored? SmallChess supports online multiplayer. Don't forget to analyse your games for improvements. Tablebase, opening explorer, chess album, puzzles, beauty-of-chess, guess-the-move, maths-genius, variations, annotations, advanced database, Bobby Fischer & Magnus Carlsen... Amazing interactive experience... Try it today for free!


SmallFish is a strong but free chess playing app. It is powered by the latest Stockfish chess engine and optimised for iPhone 5 and iPad. The source code is available.

SmallFish (iOS 6)

The same SmallFish app but optimised for iOS 6. More suitable for the older devices.

Chess Mini

Do you want to challenge the world's smallest engine in an unorthodox game? Do you want to play Fischer-Random and Upside-Down Chess? Do you want to promote your queen on your second move? Can you beat the smallest engine? Download and challenge yourself against the smallest.

Magnus Carlsen

Complete annotated database of Magnus Carlsen. Do you want to learn from the World Champion? Expected release date is late 2016.

Mega Database

The exclusive annotated database, collaboration with FIDE. Contains more than 1 million games in the highest quality standard. Expected release date is late 2016.

Chess Studio

Chess Studio is an open-source chess playing app for iOS. It is an application designed and built for those players who really want to deepen their knowledge in the field of chess, studying chess regularly and participating in tournaments. Expected release date is late 2016.

Stockfish Variant

The app will allow you to play common variants against the Stockfish engine, Expected release date is early 2017.

Image Analyzer

The innovative app will build on neutral network machine learning technology. It will read your camera image for a chess position and evaluate the position for you. Expected release date is early 2017.

Deep Chess

Do you want to train a deep learning model for your favorite chess engine? You will have an engine that can learn chess from you on your phone. The app will teach you chess like a human coach. It's absolutely mind blowing. Expected release date is late 2017.

It's Powerful

You will improve your chess with a very strong chess engine (FIDE 3000+). SmallChess offers engine analysis and nine coaching styles. It is an ultimate chess master in your pocket.

It's Amazing

Amazing functionality for the impossible. Online multiplayer (FICS), puzzles, think-like-a-grandmaster, beauty-­of-­chess, social media, tablebase, opening explorer, cartoons, jokes, trivia and more....

It's Innovative

Can you beat Fischer & Carlsen? You will challenge the chess legends in our guess-the-move. Everything is beautifully annotated - variations, grandmaster analysis, pictures, videos... You will be stunned.

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SmallFish, an improvement of the Stockfish chess engine for iOS. It has better interface, graphics, iPhone 5 support and powered by the most updated Stockfish engine. And it is free!