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About lichess


The one free/libre open-source online and offline chess game

Built for the love of chess, this app is open source and free for all.

- 150 000 individual users daily and growing fast.
- Play bullet, blitz, classical, and correspondence chess
- Play in arena tournaments
- Find, follow, challenge players
- See your games stats
- Practice with chess puzzles
- Many variants, available online and offline: Crazyhouse, Chess 960, King Of The Hill, Three-check, Antichess, Atomic chess, Horde, Racing Kings
- Game analysis with local computer evaluation
- Server computer analysis with move annotations and game summary
- Unlimited opening explorer
- Endgame tablebase explorer
- Play with offline computer
- Over The Board mode to play offline with a friend
- Standalone chess clock with multiple time settings
- Board editor
- Available in 80 languages
- Designed for both phones and tablets, supporting landscape mode
- 100% free, without ads, and opensource!

Just like https://lichess.org, this application is open source and free software (GPL v3). It is entirely free and without ads, now and forever.

Source code of the mobile application: https://github.com/veloce/lichobile
Source code of the website and server: https://lichess.org/source

What's New in the Latest Version 8.0.0

Last updated on Dec 10, 2022

We continuously update the application with new features, improvements and bug fixes.

Release versions and more informations are available at:
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Additional Game Information

Latest Version

Request lichess Update 8.0.0

Updated on

Dec 6, 2022

Uploaded by

Kelly Trikiee Terry

Requires Android

Android 5.1+

Available on

Get lichess on Google Play

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lichess FAQ

How much does lichess cost?

It is free to play on APK Pure. lichess will never charge from players and no vip accounts. Everybody has unlimited access to all features without paying a cent.

Is lichess better than Chess.com?

We think that lichess is better at higher levels of play, while Chess.com is stronger at lower levels.

Can I play lichess on mobile?

Lichess mobile is the lichess.org official application. It is written in TypeScript, with a bit of Kotlin and Swift. It is a web application that accesses the native SDK, thanks to Ionic capacitor.

How do I download a lichess game?

To download lichess, you need to search its APK file on APK Pure website. Here you can find the latest version and install it.
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