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Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Chess, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
99% 214 votes
94% 743 votes
93% 180 votes
100% 41 votes
93% 153 votes
95% 19 votes
75% 1,948 votes
82% 51 votes
100% 4 votes
89% 9 votes
100% 3 votes
80% 10 votes
71% 111 votes
75% 20 votes
100% 1 votes
59% 145 votes
67% 3 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Chess is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Chess, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Strategy 88%
  2. Board Game 68%
  3. Casual 59%
  4. Singleplayer 59%
  5. Puzzle 50%
  6. Tabletop 49%
  7. Turn-Based Tactics 47%
  8. Indie 46%
  9. Turn-Based Strategy 43%
  10. 2D 36%
  11. Multiplayer 34%
  12. Logic 32%
  13. Minimalist 30%
  14. PvP 24%
  15. Tactical 24%
  16. 3D 24%
  17. Family Friendly 22%
  18. Education 20%
  19. Relaxing 19%
  20. Colorful 19%
  21. Abstract 17%
  22. Grid-Based Movement 17%
  23. Top-Down 15%
  24. Simulation 15%
  25. Atmospheric 15%

The Chess tag refers to games that are based on or inspired by the classic board game of chess. Chess is one of the oldest and most renowned strategy games in history, with origins dating back centuries. The tag indicates that the game incorporates elements, mechanics, or gameplay concepts related to chess.

In these chess-themed games, players typically engage in strategic and tactical battles on a virtual chessboard. While some titles may provide a faithful digital rendition of traditional chess rules and gameplay, others may introduce variations or twists to the core mechanics.

Here are some key characteristics commonly found in Chess-tagged games:

  • Strategy-focused gameplay Like traditional chess, these games emphasize strategic thinking and planning. Players must anticipate their opponent's moves and make careful decisions to gain an advantage.
  • A variety of play styles Chess can be played in multiple ways; attacking aggressively, defending carefully, or focusing on long-term positioning. Games under this tag often allow players to adopt different strategies based on their preferred play style.
  • Variations and hybrids Some Chess-tagged games may incorporate new rules or innovative mechanics beyond traditional chess. This might include introducing fantasy elements like unique pieces with special abilities or combining elements from other genres such as puzzle-solving with a chess-like aesthetic.

Examples of popular Chess-tagged games include:

  • Battle vs Chess A video game adaptation of traditional chess that incorporates 3D graphics and animations alongside standard gameplay.
  • Pure Chess Grandmaster Edition A visually polished title that offers various difficulty levels for both beginner and experienced players.
  • Codex Knights: Open Beta A hybrid game that combines elements of chess with deck-building and strategy mechanics, adding an additional layer of complexity to the familiar chessboard.

Whether you're a chess enthusiast looking for a digital rendition or seeking unique twists on the classic formula, games with the Chess tag offer an engaging strategic experience for both beginners and seasoned players alike.

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