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for UIQ 3 phones     Written by Richard Lang
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ChessGenius for UIQ 3  phones is the strongest chess playing program for UIQ phones. It is packed with features for beginners and experts.  Written by Richard Lang, ten times Computer Chess World Champion.
It runs on all UIQ 3 phones including Sony Ericsson G700, G900, P990, P990i, W950, W950i, W960i, M600, M600i, P1i and Motorola Z8, Z10.  (A version for old UIQ phones is available here)


Try before you buy! Download ChessGenius and try it out for free. See the FAQ page for installation instructions.

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Please buy to unlock the full features. You will receive a License Key that will unlock the full features of the download. No need to download and install again.

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  • Your License Key will be displayed on screen immediately following your purchase and confirmed by email. ChessGenius costs U.S. $19.95. VAT/Sales Tax may be added.

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  • If you have a PayPal account please buy ChessGenius with PayPal. Enter the IMEI number of your phone then click the PayPal button. ChessGenius costs U.S. $7.95 including VAT/Tax. Your License Key key will be sent by email immediately.
    Note: To locate the IMEI number of your phone install and run ChessGenius. The 15 digit IMEI is displayed on the start screen. It can also be found by keying in *#06# or in the battery compartment/packaging of phone.
  • Buy by post. Send a cheque for $19.95 drawn on a U.S. bank or pounds £12.50 (U.K. bank) payable to "Lang Software Ltd" to: 
       Lang Software Limited
       31 Clifton Road
       BH14 9PW
       United Kingdom
    Please include the IMEI number of your phone and your email address.

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Features of ChessGenius for UIQ 3  phones
  • Free updates
  • Small and compact
    ChessGenius.sis is only 137 KB in size
  • Incredibly strong play
    Excellent play even on the 'instant' level. Playing strength is around 2350 Elo
  • Thirty playing levels
    Ten easy levels. ChessGenius makes deliberate mistakes
    Ten time based levels. Instant, 1 sec, 2 sec, 3 sec, 5 sec, ... 3 mins
    Ten Blitz levels. Whole game in 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 5 min, .... 120 min. The Chess Clocks count down in these levels. You lose if you run out of time
  • Game information
    The last moves of the game
    Chess Clocks. Total White and Black time and move time
    Main line. For example, the line may show:
    "1.03 05 cxd4 Nxd4 Nc6 Bb5" This means that:
    ChessGenius is winning by 1.03 pawns. Search depth = 5, and line of moves. ChessGenius is planning cxd4 and expects Nxd4 in reply etc
  • Opening Name displayed
    for example. Book  B10 Caro-Kann defence
  • Set-up position
    Any legal position can be entered
  • Take back and Step forward
    Take back moves to start of game and Step forward to end of game. Easy take back and step forward with shortcut keys
  • Hint
    Let ChessGenius suggest your move
  • Players
    Play against ChessGenius, against another player or watch ChessGenius play itself
  • Analyze game
    Like 2 player mode but ChessGenius calculates continuously and shows its thinking. Useful for replaying games to see where mistakes have been made or for playing over an imported PGN Master game
  • Rules of Chess
    Understands all the rules of Chess including, en-passant, under promotion, castling, draw by repetition and the 50 move rule. Announces a draw if there is insufficient material to win
  • Save and Load games
    Games can be saved and loaded in PGN format. Games can be exported/imported via the clipboard.
  • Tutor option
    ChessGenius will warn if a blunder / weak move is played and give the option of take back
  • Big chessboard option
    Choose between three chessboard sizes
  • Board colours
    Choice of 6 board colours
  • Show legal moves option
    After selecting a piece ChessGenius shows where the piece can move to
  • Show last move option
    ChessGenius can indicate  the previous move
  • Supports all UIQ 3 phones
    Make moves with stylus or directional pad or jog dial.
    The display adjusts so that ChessGenius runs with flip open or closed on p990i.
  • Supports English and German Languages
    Language is selected during installation
Version 2.90 is not Symbian signed. A warning message will be shown during installation. We intend that a future free update  be signed. 

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This page last modified May 1, 2009
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