lichess • Free Online Chess

4.3
147K reviews
10M+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this game

Built for the love of chess, this app is open source and free for all.

- 150 000 individual users daily and growing fast.
- Play bullet, blitz, classical, and correspondence chess
- Play in arena tournaments
- Find, follow, challenge players
- See your games stats
- Practice with chess puzzles
- Many variants, available online and offline: Crazyhouse, Chess 960, King Of The Hill, Three-check, Antichess, Atomic chess, Horde, Racing Kings
- Game analysis with local computer evaluation
- Server computer analysis with move annotations and game summary
- Unlimited opening explorer
- Endgame tablebase explorer
- Play with offline computer
- Over The Board mode to play offline with a friend
- Standalone chess clock with multiple time settings
- Board editor
- Available in 80 languages
- Designed for both phones and tablets, supporting landscape mode
- 100% free, without ads, and opensource!

Just like https://lichess.org, this application is open source and free software (GPL v3). It is entirely free and without ads, now and forever.

Source code of the mobile application: https://github.com/veloce/lichobile
Source code of the website and server: https://lichess.org/source
Updated on
Dec 6, 2022

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
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info and Messages
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
4.3
147K reviews
Cedrick Ondra
August 31, 2022
Lichess is great, but this app needs work. It used to be fine, but now pretty often near the end of games when time is running down, the app just freezes up and I end up getting flagged. It's really frustrating. If they fix that, I'll up my rating to four stars. Only four instead of five because you can't access everything on the app that you can on the website. But for now, please fix that endgame bug!
62 people found this review helpful
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Robert McCullough
August 30, 2022
No support for scaling to wider aspect ratios yet, on devices like the Fold 4 I am unable to see all the options without forcing the app to run in 16:9 with letterboxing. Also the adaptive refresh rate on my old phone, the S21+, would not recognize that I had piece move animations on, meaning the animations would run in 15 fps, to the point where it looked very ugly and felt unresponsive. I hope this app gets better because it is my favorite site to play chess.
15 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
March 6, 2020
So far its a great way to start learning. However, my only complaint is that, as a beginner/amateur, I find it impossible to beat the computer on the lowest setting. As someone who is trying to learn to play, it is kind of discouraging to not be able to beat a mahine on the easiest difficulty possible. Perhaps a little adjustment on this regard could be helpful!!!
11 people found this review helpful
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What's new

We continuously update the application with new features, improvements and bug fixes.

Release versions and more informations are available at:
https://github.com/veloce/lichobile/releases