Shredder Chess

4.6
3.27K reviews
50K+
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Teacher Approved
Content rating
Everyone
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About this game

Get the most successful chess program ever. Have fun and improve your play. You can play against Shredder, analyze with him and solve chess puzzles. It offers the usual Shredder standard for your pocket.

In addition to the outstanding playing strength of the 19 times computer chess world champion, Shredder is also able to mimic the play of a human chess player with any playing strength. He even deliberately makes typical human mistakes in those levels.

Solve 1000 built in chess puzzles. Shredder keeps track of your performance and offers advice if needed.

You can adjust Shredder’s playing strength from beginner to master level. If you like, Shredder automatically adjusts his strength to yours. He even calculates an Elo rating for you. This is how the playing strength of chess players is typically measured.

During the game a coach is watching your moves and warns you if you are about to make a mistake.

See how you are getting better and better the more games you play and the more chess puzzles you solve.

Works fine on mobile phones and tablets.

* Adjustable playing strength
* Intuitive and very easy to operate
* 1000 built in chess puzzles
* Rates your play
* Outstanding playing strength
* Simulates opponent of any strength
* Analyze your games with Shredder, find your mistakes and improve your play
* Coach shows your mistakes
* Great variety with built-in opening book
* Enter and analyze any position you like
* Load and save games (incl. names, date, etc.)
* Import and export games in PGN format
* Many different chess boards and pieces
* Play blindfolded
* Improve your play whenever and wherever you like


Save 10 USD/EUR when buying Shredder 13 or Deep Shredder 13 for your desktop or notebook computer (Mac, Windows or Linux) on shredderchess.com. You will find your coupon code in the program info section.

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We do not collect any user data. See our privacy policy at
https://www.shredderchess.com/privacy-policy.html
Updated on
Oct 13, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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No data collected
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Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

4.4
2.78K reviews
Dustin Ackley
November 14, 2023
Old, simple chess engine. I am not running engine versus engine. I am not level 300 quadrillion. Good enough to play.
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A Google user
August 29, 2019
I'm a little bit disappointed about this app for two points: 1) When I resume the game with TIME CONTROL and I must to move, the time remains stuck! 2) It's not anymore possible to export pgn games (completed)previously loaded...it's possible ONLY when you finish the game at the moment when the game is over. (this is very bad thing). Sorry about my minuteness, but I'm a software developer and I make programs and "stress-test" every day. For the rest this app seems ok Keep going & best regards.
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Luftwaffe
July 22, 2023
Def one of the best chess programs out there, simple to use, it has a humanlike style and doesnt collect your data but it needs some improvements like: Shredder can't analyse an entire game just one branch per position, notation and taken pieces re microscopic, the inability to play with another human or online.
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What's new

Internal improvements and bugfixes