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Pure Chess Achievements

Most Earned

Check51 (50)Put an opponent in check during any full game.
Checkmate86 (75)Won a full game against the computer.
Promotion60 (50)Advanced a pawn to the eighth rank in an offline game.
Amateur36 (25)Completed all the tutorials.

Least Earned

Grandmaster761 (200)Achieved a Grand Master Pure Chess rating.
Tournament King330 (100)Completed Tournament mode on all three difficulties.
Problem Wizard277 (100)Solved 100 mate problems.
Epaulette Mate114 (50)Delivered checkmate where the king is blocked on both sides by his own rooks.
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Xbox One Sale Roundup: April 11th, 2017

Discounts on Destiny, Grand Theft Auto V, Halo 5: Guardians, Fallout 4, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Star Wars Battlefront, Call of Duty: Black Ops III and more

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 177 comments

Chess Ultra Announced, the Follow-Up to Pure Chess

On Monday, Ripstone Games revealed they are developing a new chess title called Chess Ultra, which they've described as the "sequel" to their 2012 hit Pure Chess, which sold over 2.5 million copies.

Posted 6 months ago by Kelly Packard, 27 comments

XBL Content Roundup: September 16th, 2016

As I've been away for a while, we get three weeks of content rolled into one... and there's a lot of it. Check out the new titles and DLC for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows 10.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 23 comments

Pure Chess: Grandmaster Edition Arrives This Week

Fancy a game of chess? Many do, but not often does one come across a friend who shares this particular hobby. Launching this week, Pure Chess: Grandmaster Edition fills that niche by pairing up chess fanatics worldwide.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 22 comments

Pure Chess to Xbox One... Check! Arriving Summer 2016

Pure Chess first turned up in 2012 for PlayStation 3 and Vita. It's been downloaded 2.5 million times across PSN since then, not to mention releases on mobile and Nintendo platforms. Now it's our turn. Start the clock!

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke, 17 comments

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