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Pure Chess

  • PS Vita
  • Release Date: Out Now
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Publisher: Ripstone
  • Developer: VooFoo Studios
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It’s black and white

Whether you like to sacrifice your pawns, trade bishops, exchange knights for rooks, blitz the board or just eke out a stubborn stalemate, Pure Chess helps you learn the basics and evolve your game. Choose from a range of intricately designed sets, from the antique to the modern, put your tactics to the test in step-by-step tutorials and then take on your friends in turn-based online matches.

Calming in-game environments designed to help you piece together your strategies, tournaments to let you perfect your endgame and challenging, chess-related puzzles will all sharpen your mind and improve your skill.


    Has Downloadable Content


    Network Features


    Front Touchscreen


    Memory Card Required


    Rear Touch Pad


    1-2 Players

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What to expect

  • Learn every aspect of chess with detailed, easy-to-follow tutorials.
  • Play against your PlayStation Network friends, or players listed on the leaderboards.
  • Tackle three tournaments and 100 chess puzzles.
  • Use the Elo rating system, devised by Professor Arpad Elo, to track your performance all the way up to 2,500 – the level of grandmaster.
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  • Can you become a grandmaster? Find out by downloading Pure Chess from PlayStation Store now.

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