Chinese Chess (Xiangqi) at App Store analyse

App power index: 527 (based on ranks around App Stores today)
Games Board Strategy
Developer: Easy 8 Software
Price: 0 free
Current version: 2.0, last update: 6 months ago
First release : 23 Nov 2008
App size: 11.85 Mb
4.8 ( 3168 ratings )
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Xiangqi brings you Chinese Chess like youve never seen it before! A unique traditional Chinese watercolour inspired look compliments this exciting, full-featured game.

A variety of difficulty levels make Xiangqi perfect both for beginners looking to learn how to play Chinese Chess and experts looking to keep their skills sharp. You can also share your screen and take on a human opponent. Pieces are automatically rotated for the ultimate convenience in head-to-head play.

Unfamiliar with the rules to this classic game?
Check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_chess

Xiangqi features:
- advanced AI with positional play
- AI honors prohibitions against stalling tactics involving repeated positions
- original (optional) soundtrack and sound effects
- animated piece movement and special effects
- show available moves when pieces are touched
- indicate which pieces have no available moves, due to general safety or blocked movement
- multiple difficulty levels, from novice to expert
- custom setup: start board from any position
- choose Westernized or traditional Chinese pieces
- unlimited undo/redo with algebraic notation
- supports both tap and drag gestures
- automatic game save/restore
- chess clocks
- onscreen feedback for available/illegal moves
- automatically rotated pieces in head-to-head games

"with a pleasing soundtrack and a beautiful calligraphic style to the pieces and game board."-PocketGamer.co.uk
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Available in countries
Country Price
Canada 1.39 CAD
China 6 CNY
France 1.09 EUR
Germany 1.09 EUR
Italy 1.09 EUR
Netherlands 1.09 EUR
Portugal 1.09 EUR
Spain 1.09 EUR
Poland 1.09 EUR
UK 0.99 GBP
India 80 INR
Japan 120 JPY
Poland 4.99 PLN
Russia 75 RUB
Turkey 3.49 TRY
USA 0.99 USD
Korea, Republic Of 1.09 USD
Ukraine 0.99 USD
Available for devices
iPhone4, iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74,
Great for fans and newcomers

This is a really well done app. If you are new to Xiangqi there are multiple difficulty levels. If you dont know Chinese the option to play using easily understood symbols is a life saver. For learning the game offers a rewind button to make rethinking your moves a option instead of simply resetting the game. Well worth a buck!

Ok but stands some improvement

This game is ok for its price. But it will be 10 times or 100 times better if it has smart hint function. Therefore Chinese chess learner has a chance to better his skill and not losing frequently. I dont think anyone enjoy losing.

Serious bug

Sometimes in the middle of a game suddenly color of some pieces will gray out and these cannot be moved anymore, sometimes even if a piece can be moved, it cannot make all legal moves, touching the destination will play a sound but piece itself is not actually moved.

Chinese Chess :)

If you are a fan of Chinese Chess then this is the game for you. Easily worth the price.

Great Chinese chess game!

Nice graphics and interface... Great time killer!

Excellent for beginners

Fantastic. In addition to its beautiful design, the extensive move by move rewind accelerates learning from mistakes. The music is pleasant, and most importantly the continue feature is flawless, unlike some of the other xiangqi apps. Furthermore, its never crashed on me. They even went so far as to flip the characters on all of the pieces between turns when you play with someone else face to face, so I can just set my phone on the table and its like a real board. Seriously, the only way to improve on this app would be if they hosted a server for online play. But for a solitaire style computer approach or board game stand-in, this ones the way to go.

There is a glitch after os3.1

Chess pieces disappear when I use the back button. Please fix soon.

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