3D Chess Game is a visually appealing chess-playing app.

The program provides an attractive animated 3D view of your chess board, with configurable colours and pieces, and supports three play modes: Human vs Computer, Computer vs Computer and Human vs Human.

The core chess engine is nothing special, but it does support different skill levels. These can be set very low, too ("absolute beginner", according to the developer), so even chess novices will have at least some chance of winning a game.

If you're more confident then the option to play timed games could add some pressure. There are some basic analytical options, too, including the ability to see which moves the computer is evaluating during its turn, and review games step-by-step at a later date.

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3D Chess Game doesn't have the multiple chess engines of some of the high-end competition. You're not able to play against online opponents, and the built-in ads can be annoying.

The program looks good, though, is easy to use, and you'll be playing a reasonably challenging game within seconds: perfect for the casual chess player.