The Free Edition offers 6 difficulty levels (beginner to expert), provides move history using the standard chess notation (it is possible to undo and redo moves), and displays position evaluations in the units of centipawns (1 pawn equals to 100 points, positive values indicate white's advantage, negative values point to the contrary). The application animates moves and highlights the last move so that the situation on the chessboard is always easy to recognize. Beginners will also make use of other highlighting options, such as the possible target squares for the selected piece. Complete help and game rules are provided. Chess 2012 is equipped with a multi-threaded artificial intelligence algorithm that fully utilizes the power of multi-core processors (single-core processors also supported). Hence, it can compute quality moves in a short time. Chess 2012 is designed for recreational as well as chess club players. Both beginners and advanced players will get into the game in no time. The application is targeted at users who require easy to install and easy to use applications. No adware. No Spyware. No unwanted software. Just chess. Chess 2012 follows a fair and simple model. You get a functional game at no cost and with no time limit. If you like it and want to get more, upgrade to the Pro Edition.