Halfchess (or mini-chess) is just like chess but played on a smaller board.
This is a game for casual chess players and is strategically much easier than regular chess. It can be used for developing skills like — deep thinking, playing blind chess or just as a simple, quick workout for your mind.
* Play against the computer in beginners and advanced mode.
* Play against a human opponent by inviting them to a match.
* Play two-person games on the same device.
— THE PRESS
“In order to improve your game, you must study the end-game before anything else…..” — Capablanca. With a smaller board and some new chess pieces, Halfchess aims to be the superfast version of chess, with exciting end games. — YourStory (a popular Indian startup magazine)
When you play against the computer, the first stage is hard but it gets easier onwards the second stage. You can become part of an exclusive community by crossing at least one stage in Halfchess.
Halfchess feels fast like Bulletchess game. On an average, most games last between one to three minutes. This is a game for speed lovers.
Initially, experienced players can find Halfchess much simpler. But Halfchess has a new chess piece - "the Crab". It has no known theory and can throw the best chess players off guard. It moves zig-zag, only forward and jumps over friendly pawns or crabs.
If you want to play with crabs against the computer, you will have to buy the advanced mode. However, inviting a friend for a chess duel is free.
Halfchess looks great on mobile screens. If you like big chess boards, you would love Halfchess.
This is a wild game, exercise caution and watch your fingers quiver at the end.