Mobialia Chess Lite

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Mobialia Chess Lite
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Version: 4.2.4 updated
Upload Date: 25 Jun 12
Developer: Mobialia
Distribution Type: Freeware
Downloads: 100
Size: 3780 Kb
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Rating: 3.0/5 (Total Votes: 2)

Mobialia Chess is a chess application for the Android Mobile Platform with lots of possibilities.
· Five playing personalities (Baby, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Chess Master)
· Selectable time per move: changing the personality and the time per move, lots of difficulty levels can be selected
· Opening book with more than 30.000 positions: ensures variated funny games
· Can undo/redo all moves (you can also undo/redo moves by making a gesture from left to right/right to left on any unused part of the screen)
· Send PGN by email: This way, you can analyze later your games on your PC
· Also can edit position’s FEN notation
· On closing, saves the current game and it is loaded when the application is restarted
· Option to keep the screen on when playing

Play Online:

· Play on internet at (FICS)
· Play as guest or as a registered user
· Seek/offer match rated and unrated
· View seeks posted by other users
· Takeback, draw, abort, resign and rematch options when playing
· Console to see FICS output and to send commands
· Timeseal: avoids lag problems

Chess Problems:

· 2900+ chess problems to solve looking for the best moves: problems collected by Uwe Auerswald, from Germany
· Selectable problem difficult (Easy, Medium and Hard Problems)

The Best Interface:

· Clean, simple and intuitive interface (options appear after pressing the “MENU” key)
· Move by dragging and dropping the piece with useful guide lines
· Also move by tapping the origin and the destiny squares or with the trackball
· Portrait and Landscape mode
· Shows legal moves (as yellow translucid squares)
· Highlights last move (with a yellow arrow), also move hints (as a green arrow) after a request in the menu
· Four piece sets (Merida, Leipzig, Berlin and Staunton) and five board styles (Blue, Brown, Gray, Marble and Wood)
· Shows a dot on the side to move (the point is of the moving side color) and can show board coordinates
· Shows captured pieces advantage for each one of the sides (as an example if black captured 3 pawns and whites 2, it shows an advantage of 1 white pawn for blacks)
· Speak moves, checks and game results
· Sound and vibration

· Only the “Chess Master” personality
· Only the “1 second per move” level
· Play on FICS only as guest
· Supported by Ads

What's New in This Release:

· New theming engine for board and pieces, now you can choose many themes (and also the old styles with black backgrounds)
· Improved the premove feature, solving some bugs and adding a faster response
· When saving online games as PGNs, if user plays as guest, appends "(Player)" to the user's player name
· Do not show two dialogs when logging in FICS as guest, user name is shown in the chat dialog title
· Solved a bug with the captures pieces background

What's New in 4.1.6:

Small fixes before mayor changes:
· Solved a bug with misplaced pieces on the Kindle Fire and maybe another tablets
· Improved the "Seek Filter" dialog, now fits on small screens without scrolling
· Added a new option to do not show problem info dialog

What's New in 4.1.5:

· Pressing setup while computer was thinking was not showing the right board
· If there is only one legal move, computer does not think, makes the move
· Problems are now sequential and problem number is shown on the problem text message
· Added the menu option "Go to problem", to go to a problem number
· The app no longer sets the variable "noescape" playing online, some people prefers this

What's New in 4.1.3:

· Show checks and game ends toasts playing online, disabling them only when playing wild variants
· Improved support for wild variants on ICC
· Some corrections to Portuguese and English texts

What's New in 4.1.2:

· Fixes visualization problems on some tablets showing mangled board and pieces (failing since version 3.7)
· When playing online now sets the variable "noescape" to off, avoids losing games by disconnection (adjourning them)
· On each connection to the chess server sends a "resume" command to continue adjourned games

What's New in 4.0.1:

· Confirm move when playing online was causing a Force Close error

What's New in 4.0.1:

· New German translation by Axel Gaiser and Jan Gruner.
· Optimized speed on board redrawing
· Removed arrows on setup screen (introduced by error on 4.0)
· Solved a BUG causing that when playing offline some times computer did not move
· More small fixes and optimizations

What's New in 3.6.7:

· PGN: Current opened game is highlighted on the game list and list is initially opened on its position
· Play Online: Confirm move feature was failing when combined with the "Always Promote to Queen" option
· Solution for some force closes on the game offer list

What's New in 3.6.6:

· Solved some force close errors

What's New in 3.6.5:

· New premove option. Selecting it on the preferences, you can input your next move on the opponent's turn. Origin and destiny squares of the move will be highlighted, and on your turn the move will be done
· On the "Flip Board" preference you have a new option to rotate only pieces
· New options to specify White and Black player names on offline mode
· Portuguese translation corrected by Nilson de Lourenco
· Now you can introduce moves while examinating
· Examine last game option was not working on FICS

What's New in 3.0:

· Support to play online on (ICC) with all the options already available on FICS (timestamp, observe, examine, etc.)
· New engine Carballo 0.5, 150 ELO points stronger than the previous version
· Selectable ELO level for the engine from 1000 to 2100 ELO points in 50 points ELO steps
· Graphical setup board
· Solves a draw by threefold repetition detection bug
· When choosing to play a problem on “play vs android”, marks the “alternate” option on the Opponent setting to play the puzzle with the winning color
· Option to disable the arrow showing the last move
· Solved bug rotating 270 degrees on Android 2.2
· Solved a problem with the gin variable on FICS: now is set to 0 on connecting
· And other minor bugs…

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