What's New

Added over 3000 Grandmaster games to the database - Carlsen, Anand, Aronian.

App Description

NEW
-- Over 7800 openings!
-- Added over 3000 openings from current GrandMaster games - Carlsen, Anand, Aronian.
-- Explorer mode now sorts results based on next move popularity.
-- Download Top 20 Openings!
-- Email current PGN
-- Improved defaults for user added openings

Opening Pro's easy interface allows you to quickly learn over 7800 openings. Organized by their ECO classifications, each opening starts and plays like a normal chess game. Play as black or white, replay or take back moves - a hint feature shows the best move available from each position and will warn you when playing the wrong piece or moving to an illegal square.

Opening Pro has over 1300 opening variations of the Sicilian Defense, including many of the popular Dragon variations. In addition the hundreds of variations of the English opening, Opening Pro features many variations of Nimzo-Indian, Roy Lopez, Two Knights Defense, Four Knights Game, Scotch Game, French, Pirc, Caro-Kann, and Catalan, plus many more. Over 7800 openings in total! To view the list of openings in the current ECO, tap the Openings button on the bottom toolbar. To view openings in other ECO ranges, tap the Opening Systems button at the top of that menu.

The openings can be searched by entering any part of the opening name or variation. You can even search starting from any position in the algebraic chess notation of the opening.

There are two modes of play - Learn and Explorer. Learn mode forces you to play the selected opening without deviation. Explorer mode lets you play a normal game of chess without any move restrictions, showing you the available openings based on which piece you choose to move.

In Learn mode, after the opening is completed, you can continue play against the CPU, replay the same opening again, or select a different opening. And of course you can always replay moves to explore different alternatives and positions against the CPU.

Opening Pro is an invaluable learning tool that will improve your game.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • November 22, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99
  • November 19, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • November 11, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • July 08, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • July 03, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • July 01, 2014 New version 5.0
  • March 10, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • March 04, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • March 01, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • February 25, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • February 24, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • November 16, 2012 New version 4.91
  • October 08, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • October 01, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • September 19, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • September 09, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • September 07, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • September 04, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • July 12, 2012 New version 4.71
  • June 12, 2012 New version 4.7
  • June 08, 2012 New version 4.6
  • October 20, 2011 New version 4.5
  • September 17, 2011 New version 4.3
  • September 10, 2011 New version 4.1
  • September 07, 2011 New version 3.7
  • August 13, 2011 New version 3.51
  • August 06, 2011 New version 3.5
  • August 06, 2011 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • August 02, 2011 New version 3.1
  • July 19, 2011 New version 3.0
  • June 24, 2011 New version 2.3

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