Chess on Steam

The most widely played board game comes to Steam!

Windows, Mac & Linux

Trailer for Simply Chess on Steam

Simply Chess launched on Steam as a free-to-play game in September 2015!
(from the creators of Hive, Khet 2.0, and Reversi!)

The classic board game comes to Steam!Everything you need in a chess game. If you are a chess enthusiast or someone who just likes to play a game now and again, this is what you’ve been looking for. This is Simply Chess.

Play it against friends whether they’re on on Windows, Mac, & Linux.


  • Play locally or online.
  • Play against the computer – World class “Stockfish” AI with 100 difficulty levels.
  • Includes “hot-seat”/”pass-n-play” mode for multiplayer using only one computer.
  • Asynchronous play – you can play even when your opponent is offline.
  • Easily switch between full 3D with camera-control & a 2D graphics mode
  • Full controller and “Steam Big Picture” support
  • Switch seamlessly between playing with mouse/keyboard and gamepad.
  • Elo Ratings for online games – ranked on a Steam Leaderboard
  • Steam Trading Cards, Badges, Backgrounds & Emoticons
  • Dozens of Steam Stats & Achievements.
  • Steam version has no added DRM and can run everything except the online play & Steam-specific bonuses (Steam Achievements, Steam Leaderboards, etc.), without any internet connection and/or without Steam installed.
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