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Halfchess — PressKit — 2020

Play chess faster on a smaller board | Teach your kid chess on using a smaller board
  1. App video
  2. Background Story
  3. Media coverage
  4. Talks
  5. App Links
  6. Social Media Presence
  7. iOS Screenshots
  8. Android Screenshots
  9. New Rules
  10. Logos

App Video

Latest halfchess game
Old version — (Blind Mode — remember the position, 30 seconds)
The old app video (15 seconds)

Background Story

Media Coverage

  • YourStory on 18th Aug, 2017 wrote,“Half Chess aims to be the T-20 version of chess and force more exciting endgames.”
  • The Better India on 19th Aug, 2017 wrote,“With a Smaller Board and New Pieces, This Chess Game Is Anything but Slow!”


App Links

Social Media Presence

  1. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/playhalfchess/
  2. Medium blog: https://medium.com/halfchess
  3. We also run an invite only whatsapp page: the invitation form https://goo.gl/forms/IY9eXNT1OCUqh33P2

iOS Screenshots (TBD)

Play against AI

Android Screenshots (TBD)

New Rules

  1. No casteling
  2. Stalemate is same as checkmate
  3. Pawn always promotes to queen




A variation of chess played on half of the board.

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Naval Saini

Hacker and into fitness and adventure. Leads a simple life and does not try to fit in too much. :-)