iOS App Release Notes

Version 2.1.7 (02/26/2024)

  1. Fixed an issue where if a move was made while the app was calculating move qualities the game would stall.
  2. Fixed an issue where if the board was turned on after a game was started in the app the game couldn't be played on the board.

Version 2.1.6 (02/23/2024)

  1. Improved connectivity to the ChessUp board.
  2. Fixed an issue with Lichess aborted games.
  3. Fixed an issue where multiple copies of the same Lichess game was being saved.
  4. Fixed an issue where some games weren't being saved.

Version 2.1.5 (01/29/2021)

  1. Fixed duplicate LiChess Friend Issue
  2. Fixed castling issue with takeBacks, rewinds, and "Sync To Board" while BLE is connected
  3. Improved  starting a game from a loaded Custom FenString
  4. The game host Sends "Game End" to Opponent
  5. Implemented TimeSync for ChessUp Remote Games

Version 2.1.4 (01/19/2024)

  1. Added the ability to delete games that were played on the board in stand alone mode.
  2. Supports new "No Lights Mode" where when a piece is touched the legal moves are not illuminated (Requires firmware version 1.9.2).
  3. Supports new "Post Move Hint" feature where the quality of the move (indicated by the color of the LED) is not shown until after the move has been made (Requires firmware version 1.9.2).
  4. Now allows the connecting to the board after a game has been started.
  5. Fixed issue with failing to save OTB AI incomplete games.
  6. Corrected a pgn creation issue.
  7. Other minor bug fixes.

Version 2.1.2 (12/18/2023)

  1. Support for French and Dutch.
  2. Minor bugs fixes.

Version 2.1.1 (11/30/2023)

  1. Fixed a bug that prevented games being playing against Lichess bots when playing as black.
  2. Fixed a bug where if you resigned on Lichess the game was saving twice.
  3. Other minor bugs fixes.

Version 2.1.0 (11/24/2023)

  1. Major update to analysis 
    1. Key moments
    2. Best move indicator
    3. Best move line
    4. Quality of moves
    5. Game accuracy
  2. Undo against the AI (requires firmware version 1.9.0)
  3. Timed games against the AI.
  4. Live Analysis bar for ChessUp games.
  5. Draw offer against AI
  6. Other bug fixes

Version 2.0.12 (11/07/2023)

  1. Fixed a bug that caused a crash when using the buttons on the lessons page.

Version 2.0.11 (11/03/2023)

  1. fix when playing from black.

Version 2.0.10 (09/09/2023)

  1. Improved single takeback (undo) from the board to the app.
  2. Game analysis will be saved so games don't have to be reanalyzed every time. Reanalyzing is still a possibility by clicking on your player tile in the game analysis page and selecting "Analyze Again".

Version 2.0.9 (09/07/2023)

  1. Fixed issues with duplicated games after review.
  2. Fixed a bug where some moves would get missed from

Version 2.0.8 (09/05/2023)

  1. Fixed an issue that caused a crash when using the Crystal Ball Feature.
  2. Fixed an issue which prevented the deletion of imported board games.
  3. Removed a redundant parsing error after completing a game.

Version 2.0.7 (08/31/2023)

  1. Scroll chess board into full view when a Game begins.
  2. Stop the screen from timing out during a game.
  3. Fixed an error that would cause a message saying integration is under construction.
  4. Fixed a bug where incomplete moves would crash the app.

Version 2.0.6 (08/30/2023)

  1. Fixed a bug with the analyses quality control.
  2. Other minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.5 (08/30/2023)

  1. Beta version of integration.
  2. New and updated UI
  3. New game history page.
  4. Added assistance and analyses quality controls to the general settings page.

Version 2.0.4 (08/06/2023)

  1. Implemented forcing the English Language in the App
  2. Added unique GameID to Completed Game Summary
  3. Other minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.3 (07/06/2023)

  1. Fixed a draw issue with Lichess.
  2. Fixed an Apple -reauthentication issue(If problems persists please logout of the ChessUp and log back in).
  3. Fixed a crashed associated with pulling games from the board.

Version 2.0.2 (07/02/2023)

  1. Fixed importing fen-String errors by the App
  2. Enforced Castling rules when the game is set up from a fen-String
  3. Fixed wrong castling assistance color.
  4. Corrected start count of full-move of a New game
  5. Fixed flawed threefold repetition continuity with connected board
  6. Fix for missing the last move of a completed game in PGN
  7. Fixed denied castling move in black point of view

Version 2.0.1 (06/28/2023)

  1. Fixed erroneous 3-fold repetition
  2. Fixed a crash issue related to Lichess
  3. Changing assistance level is now immediately update on the board.
  4. Updated options for resigning against the AI.
  5. Added a switch that allows users to auto import games played on the board (see user menu).
  6. Improved UI/UX for iPad.

Version 2.0.0 (06/09/2023)

  1. Included new game analysis feature
  2. Improved viewing of historical games
  3. Included the ability to receive challenges from Lichess
  4. Included importing games stored on the board that were played without the app
  5. Bugs fixes and improved performance

Version 1.1.6 (02/20/2023)

  1. Implemented communicating Assistance level change during remote games on the ChessUp Platform
  2. Removed access to opponent's assistance control during a ChessUp remote game
  3. Fixed board performing an AI switch during a remote OTB game
  4. Improved activity items in Activity ViewController
  5. Corrected PGN result string
  6. Implemented API call for retrieving only completed games for an Authed user
  7. Fixed a castling issue
  8. Fixed a bug related to Reviewing games in black point of view

Version 1.1.5 (01/15/2023)

  1. Improved LiChess quick pairing for random games (works for time formats 10|0, 10|5, 15|10, 30|0, 30|20 and must also select random color option)
  2. Fixed PGN errors
  3. Fixed issue with revisiting saved AI games with Black POV
  4. Fixed erroneous sending of game settings to the board after clicking the host avatar in a live game
  5. Fixed Lichess friends not showing under opponents
  6. Fixed Promotion bug encountered on remote ChessUp games
  7. Fixed sync to board for AI and OTB games
  8. Other minor bug fixes

Version 1.1.4 (01/03/2023)

  1. Improved Battery Level Display in the App
  2. Fixed issue with loading fen string with a black point of view
  3. Implemented Rewind and Fast forward for Game Review
  4. Included download button for PGNs export
  5. Included clipboard access for PGNs
  6. Fixed issue with OTB Remote Game Play
  7. Implemented dialogue for transferring an uncompleted game to the board

Version 1.1.3

  1. Include more LiChess TimeVariants (10_0, 10_5, 30_20)
  2. Fixed ChessUp Platform random play
  3. Fixed ChessUp Platform online play
  4. Show Opponent rating during Live Game (LiChess)
  5. Pull User LiChess Blitz and Rapid rating from LiChess
  6. Use Users rating to choose appropriate LiChess Opponents
  7. Pull User LiChess friends from LiChess to use for direct challenge games (log out and log back in required to see friends)
  8. Added a general settings field in the settings view
  9. Add ALS control in general settings
  10. Add LiChess Rating control in general settings
  11. Implemented PGN Export
  12. Corrected password instructions on onboarding
  13. Fixed Apple Login issue

Version 1.1.2

  1. Fixed an issue with navigating backwards in the game review mode where it wouldn't go back past a certain point.
  2. Fixed a crash that occurred while reviewing ended games.
  3. Fixed a crash that originated from playing lessons.
  4. Implemented exiting review mode and crystal ball by making a move on the board.
  5. Fixed an issue where duplicate accounts were being created.
  6. Implemented color assistance for remote ChessUp games in the ChessUp community.
  7. Allow for users to delete accounts.
  8. Show the timer color for a remote Lichess Game.
  9. Fix Lichess issue with failed resignation and ghost games.
  10. Fix wrong color assistance during OTB remote games.
  11. General UI/UX bugs.