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Play chess and checkers on your PC

Checkers or chess games, which one to choose?

To start a bit of history on chess

Chess is undoubtedly one of the most popular and well-known board and puzzle games in the world. The chess game probably originated in India, it was introduced in Europe around the 10th century. It is assumed that the rules still in force today were written in the 15th century. If it was certainly one of the most popular games in the world, the arrival of computers and game software to users to play it more easily and especially to compete with all the players on the planet thanks to online games, democratized by the rise of the Internet.

The checkers game

The history of the checkers game probably originated in a Spanish game called "alquerque de doce". According to historians, the game of checkers appeared in the 15th century via a transitional game called "l'andarraya". Just as the Internet chess game has made it possible to popularize this game and online games.

Logitheque offers you the best chess and checkers software to have fun alone or with friends

  • FAF FOOTCHEC

    FAF FOOTCHEC

    Footchec is a new concept of strategy game like chess, checkers or Go game whose originality lies in the synthesis of chess and football games.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 3465 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • fédaff
    • fr
    • Added on : 3 June 2007
    • Updated on : 11 March 2019
  • Jeu de dames pour votre PC à télécharger

    Jeu de dames pour votre PC à télécharger

    International Checkers game (10x10, as practiced in France) with a very nice look, with powerful AI, module analysis of your games. Dream is currently the only checkers program to perform html analyses with diagrams.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 36266 downloads
    • Windows
    • Shareware
    • hrx
    • fr
    • Added on : 15 April 2008
    • Updated on : 20 November 2018
  • Dames 8x8

    Dames 8x8

    Capture all of your opponent's pieces by jumping over them or leaving him with no space to move on an 8x8 checkerboard. Don't forget to crown your checkers for a tactical advantage!

    • Rating : Software note : 2/5
    • Rating : Software note : 2/5
    • logiciel multi
    • 387 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • SkillGamesBoard
    • multi
    • Added on : 11 July 2016
    • Updated on : 31 March 2017
  • Dames 10x10

    Dames 10x10

    According to the rules of the international checkers game, you can take your opponent's checkers backwards. Keep in mind that checkers can move in all directions and capture opponent's pieces through the checkerboard.

    • Rating : Software note : 2/5
    • Rating : Software note : 2/5
    • logiciel multi
    • 511 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • SkillGamesBoard
    • multi
    • Added on : 11 July 2016
    • Updated on : 31 March 2017
  • Échecs par SkillGamesBoard

    Échecs par SkillGamesBoard

    Match your rivals, placing your pieces wisely throughout the board to besiege your opponent's king. But don't forget to be on your guard for your own positions. Play chess online with friends!

    • logiciel multi
    • 152 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • SkillGamesBoard
    • multi
    • Added on : 4 July 2016
    • Updated on : 27 July 2016
  • FreeSweetGames Cheskers

    FreeSweetGames Cheskers

    An interesting mix of classic Russian chess and checkers. The counters move like chess pieces. The bishop moves and takes exactly as in normal chess.

    • Rating : Software note : 1/5
    • Rating : Software note : 1/5
    • logiciel en
    • 1191 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • FreeSweetGames
    • en
    • Added on : 23 October 2010
    • Updated on : 10 June 2014
  • WJChess 3D

    WJChess 3D

    - 10 styles of pieces and chess boards - Choice of materials : marble, wood, stone... - Play in the fog, in the mountains or at sea, change the light source - Zoom in, out and rotation of the chessboard with the mouse...

    • Rating : Software note : 4/5
    • Rating : Software note : 4/5
    • logiciel multi
    • 158943 downloads
    • Windows
    • Site
    • JeffProd
    • multi
    • Added on : 29 February 2004
    • Updated on : 4 June 2014
  • Echecs Deluxe 2013

    Echecs Deluxe 2013

    It combines ease of handling and high level gameplay. Chess 2013 Deluxe will allow you to initiate yourself, progress quickly or refine your

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • 1735 downloads
    • Windows
    • Added on : 13 June 2011
    • Updated on : 21 February 2014
  • Grand Master Chess 3

    Grand Master Chess 3

    Grand Master Chess III will help you improve your chess skills to become a better casual or tournament player.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel en
    • 5794 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • FreeGamePick.com
    • en
    • Added on : 19 December 2011
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • FreeSweetGames Minichess

    FreeSweetGames Minichess

    The parts are conventionally divided into two parts called white and black. Players alternate moving one piece at a time. The object of the game is to trap the opposing or mate king.

    • Rating : Software note : 3.5/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3.5/5
    • logiciel en
    • 3083 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • FreeSweetGames
    • en
    • Added on : 27 October 2010
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Byzantine Circular Chess

    Byzantine Circular Chess

    Byzantine Circular Chess is a game that develops intelligence with a new approach to traditional chess. Play circular chess against the computer or a friend, find new strategies.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel en
    • 677 downloads
    • Windows
    • Shareware
    • DriveMind
    • en
    • Added on : 5 November 2009
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Hexagonal Chess

    Hexagonal Chess

    Hexagonal Chess is a game that develops intelligence with a new approach to a traditional chess game. Play hexagonal chess, checkers, backgammon, against the computer or a friend, find new strategies.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel en
    • 808 downloads
    • Windows
    • Shareware
    • DriveMind
    • en
    • Added on : 5 November 2009
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Standard Chess Icons

    Standard Chess Icons

    Design chess games and Web sites faster with Standard Chess Icons! All white and black figures are available as 2D and 3D icons, the latter drawn in isometric projection for easy viewing. As an added bonus, you get icons representing the chess-board.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel en
    • 979 downloads
    • Windows
    • Demo
    • Aha-soft
    • en
    • Added on : 9 January 2009
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Funny Chess

    Funny Chess

    A fun new chess game! This game is sure to challenge even the best chess players! Awesome graphics make this chess game unique and will have you playing for hours! Take on the computer or go head-to-head with friends using multiplayer options.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel en
    • 6122 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • MyRealGames.com
    • en
    • Added on : 28 May 2008
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Chess Mafia

    Chess Mafia

    Amazing new pc chess game! Easy to use and provides realistic visualizations with multiplayer options! A cool soundtrack plus game hints guarantee hours of fun!

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel en
    • 5915 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • FreeGamePick.com
    • en
    • Added on : 22 May 2008
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Amusive Chess

    Amusive Chess

    This chess simulator will help you to master your chess playing skills, to train your intellectual capacity and give you lots of entertainment. Wreck your brain with this game! It is the most powerful chess simulator available on a personal computer.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel en
    • 4718 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • MyPlayCity.com
    • en
    • Added on : 6 September 2007
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Amusive Checkers

    Amusive Checkers

    The checkers simulator will help you to master your playing skills, to train your intellectual capacity and, above all, give you lots of entertainment. The game includes three version of checkers: Russian, English and give away.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel en
    • 2555 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • MyPlayCity.com
    • en
    • Added on : 13 August 2007
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • AlphaChess

    AlphaChess

    AlphaChess is a fully functional chess game that allows you to play against your computer or another player in local mode or through a network game.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 15495 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • Marc-Andre Informatique
    • fr
    • Added on : 4 July 2005
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • 3D Chess Unlimited

    3D Chess Unlimited

    Powered by an original engine, this 3D PC chess game offers excellent playing and learning comfort for beginners and advanced players alike. You can play against the computer

    • Rating : Software note : 4/5
    • Rating : Software note : 4/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 42468 downloads
    • Windows
    • Shareware
    • TLK GAMES
    • fr
    • Added on : 12 January 2005
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • 3D Checkers Unlimited

    3D Checkers Unlimited

    To challenge the computer in 3D to the Ladies at different levels. International or Anglo-Saxon rules. Adjustable camera angle and 2D clearance. Game suggestions, and the possibility to replay the games. You can play against the computer or another

    • Rating : Software note : 3.5/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3.5/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 9921 downloads
    • Windows
    • Shareware
    • TLK GAMES
    • fr
    • Added on : 4 December 2004
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Shredder Classic

    Shredder Classic

    Professional chess program by the nine times world computer chess champion Stefan Meyer-Kahlen with many features and extremely powerful play.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 4011 downloads
    • Windows
    • Shareware
    • Stefan Meyer-Kahlen
    • fr
    • Added on : 4 November 2004
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • DiagTransfer

    DiagTransfer

    A diagram editor that features two powerful capabilities: -A unique method of copying diagrams to a website or application thanks to its semi-transparent window -Exceptional print quality

    • Rating : Software note : 4/5
    • Rating : Software note : 4/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 6953 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • fr
    • Added on : 6 October 2004
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Net Blitz

    Net Blitz

    Net Blitz II is the second version of one of the best software to play chess and bughouse on the Internet or a local network.

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 5478 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • EmpArch
    • fr
    • Added on : 1 April 2004
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • Dames-Do

    Dames-Do

    Ladies-Do is an international checkers game: ! 10x10 squares are played on a checkerboard and the catch is mandatory ! 6 levels of difficulty are available in 1 player mode: from the most beginner to the advanced. It is also possible to set the st...

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 39621 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • fr
    • Added on : 21 May 2003
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012
  • WJChess 2D

    WJChess 2D

    Chess game for beginners and advanced. This version includes 6 sets of parts, several levels of play, strike history, plug display, clocks... Several options are available (reverse the game, sounds, etc...). By clicking on...

    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • Rating : Software note : 3/5
    • logiciel fr
    • 108927 downloads
    • Windows
    • Freeware
    • JeffProd
    • fr
    • Added on : 7 October 2002
    • Updated on : 6 December 2012

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