What's New

Resizable chess board
- Using the board settings popover you can now choose between S,M,L board sizes

Analysis Enhancements
- The analysis strings are now formatted to highlight the most important information quickly.
- Pause the analysis anytime by tapping anywhere in the analysis area. Tap again and the analysis will begin analyzing again.
- Optional Auto-Pause Analysis
- Long pressing the Analysis button will open a settings popover where you can set a limit for how long the analysis engine will be allowed to analyze.
- Ultimately this increases your battery life
- While analysis is running the analysis button will have an indicator that it is running.

Newsletter Signup Added
- Want to stay up to date with our latest news? Signup to our newsletter from within the app!

- You can now tell all of your friends about the new chess book you just purchased or perhaps finished.

Bug Fixes:
- Missing book titles when reading on iPhone devices.
- Crash when promoting a pawn.
- Misc crashes when deleting and downloading books.

App Description

Forward Chess is an Interactive reader of chess books. Play through the lines in the book, or try your own, it's like having a chess board and a chess book in the palm of your hand.

Forward Chess includes the ability to purchase over 100 chess eBooks through our In-App Store. Check it out. Our collection is growing weekly!

Forward Chess also contains the following subscription options
- ChessPublishing's monthly periodical for the latest in opening theory
- We offer a choice of 4 different auto-renewing subscriptions
- 1 Section for 1 Year @ $19.99 USD
- 3 Sections for 1 Year @ $39.99 USD
- 6 Sections for 1 Year @ $69.99 USD
- 12 Sections for 1 Year @ $99.99 USD
- Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
- Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal
- Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase
- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
- Links to Your Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
- Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.

Forward Chess takes your privacy seriously See our privacy policy here: http://forwardchess.com/privacy.html

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 15, 2014 Initial release
  • July 25, 2014 New version 1.3
  • September 19, 2014 New version 1.4.1
  • May 06, 2015 New version 1.5
  • June 23, 2015 New version 1.6
  • June 28, 2015 New version 1.7
  • February 05, 2016 New version 1.8
  • July 03, 2016 New version 1.9