Retro-styled digital chess! As it could have looked on the Gameboy.

Designed for 2-players on one screen.


WASD or UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT to move the cursor.

Z or E to select/move.

X or R to cancel.

F to toggle music.

This Version:

- Added a new background

- PC and Mac downloadable versions


Programming and Design - Adrian Gordon

Chess Piece Sprites - Clint Bellanger licensed under CC-BY-3.0

Music by lemon42 licensed under CC-BY-3.0

PlatformsWindows, macOS, HTML5
Rated 2.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
Made withUnity
Tags8-Bit, Chess, Game Boy, Retro, Turn-based Strategy
Average sessionA few minutes
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count2

Install instructions

PC - Unzip and double-click the .exe

Mac - Double click the .app


Download 14 MB
Download 17 MB


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Really did like the game, it's from another perspective so I can practise by seen from differents angles.


This is awesome! It's actually the first time I've gotten to see the chess pieces in action. I especially like your selection cursor, that's a great solution.

Wow thanks!

I did think it was a real shame they hadn't been used, as they are really cool sprites.

I'm planning on fixing a couple bugs and re-doing the title-screen when I get some spare time.

The cursor was a bit of a head-scratcher tbh, took me a little while to find a solution that was visible from most spots. I had planned on making the cursor match the height of the pieces, too but didn't get around to it.