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    New Android tactics training app

    Here's an Android free app with over 15,000 tactics puzzles and 6 levels of difficulty:

    IdeaTactics

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    Downloaded it.... doesnt currently want to work with my toshiba tablet...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Parker
    Downloaded it.... doesnt currently want to work with my toshiba tablet...
    Probably now with the release of the app version 1.05 I've fixed a bug that made it crash with Android 3 and up.
    Let me know if now ideatactics works?

    Thanks, Zuril

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zuril
    Probably now with the release of the app version 1.05 I've fixed a bug that made it crash with Android 3 and up.
    Let me know if now ideatactics works?

    Thanks, Zuril
    Ok it works now.
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    Board looks good
    Level3 way too easy.there was one puzzle which I thought does not win for given colour
    Having the opposing side make the last move can can be confusing and I don't know any puzzle book or program that does this.consider changing.
    I cannot bring up any menu to change settings.I want to go up in difficult but cannot. Perhaps disposing a menu before disposing a position at start up.

    Will have a play with it for a while longer but ATM would not suggest it for training. Has a rather unfinished feel to it. However I will be observing closely to see what improvements are made in future.

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    For me the deal breaker is that you have to be on the internet for the app to work.

    IMO it defeats the purpose. I might as well go to Chesstempo where there are real puzzles to solve or hop on chess.com tactics trainer.

    This app is coming off my tablet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Parker
    Level3 way too easy.there was one puzzle which I thought does not win for given colour
    I cannot bring up any menu to change settings.I want to go up in difficult but cannot. Perhaps disposing a menu before disposing a position at start up.
    If you click on the Level3 text a menů dialog will show up to select the level of difficulty

    Quote Originally Posted by Parker
    Having the opposing side make the last move can can be confusing and I don't know any puzzle book or program that does this.consider changing.
    Good suggestion

    Quote Originally Posted by Parker
    Will have a play with it for a while longer but ATM would not suggest it for training. Has a rather unfinished feel to it. However I will be observing closely to see what improvements are made in future.
    Regards
    parker
    The app has only 5 days of life but it will grow!

    Thank you for your observations, Zuril
    Last edited by Zuril; 22-04-2012 at 05:30 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Parker
    For me the deal breaker is that you have to be on the internet for the app to work.

    IMO it defeats the purpose. I might as well go to Chesstempo where there are real puzzles to solve or hop on chess.com tactics trainer.

    This app is coming off my tablet.
    What do you mean by real puzzles?

    Regards, Zuril

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zuril
    What do you mean by real puzzles?


    Regards, Zuril
    Perhaps I was too harsh here but the main issue is that you need,an internet connection. This is the issue that kills it for me
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