Release notes, product updates, features

FIDE Online Arena for iPads

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Shared by Anastasia • August 23, 2023

We are excited to introduce an optimized version of the FIDE Online Arena app for iPad users, offering a seamless and fully functional layout tailored to the larger screen of Apple tablets. The interface now maximizes the available space, enhancing the user experience.

In the latest iOS release, we have also implemented changes that address various bugs, resolving approximately 15-20 reported issues. This results in improved stability and performance for smoother gameplay.

We highly value your input in enhancing the FIDE Online Arena experience. Please feel free to share your comments or concerns with us via Intercom or

Thank you for being a part of the FIDE Online Arena community!

Download the latest version on the App Store


FIDE Online Arena iOS App - New Features and Improvements!

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Shared by Anastasia • August 14, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the latest update for the FIDE Online Arena iOS App packed with exciting features and improvements to enhance your chess-playing experience.

Registration/Authorization via Social Networks: Now, just like on the web version, you can seamlessly register or log in to your account using your preferred social networks. Enjoy quick and hassle-free access to FIDE Online Arena with your existing social media accounts.

Dark/Light Theme in Profile Settings: Customize your app's appearance with the option to choose between dark and light themes in the profile settings. Whether you prefer a sleek dark interface or a bright and fresh look, we've got you covered.

New Rating Screen and New Settings Screen for the Game: Get a comprehensive view of your performance with the redesigned rating screen. Monitor your progress, track improvements, and take your chess skills to new heights. Enjoy a smoother and more intuitive experience with the revamped settings screen for games.

In-App Subscription with Apple Pay: Unlock the full potential of FIDE Online Arena with our in-app subscription, now conveniently purchasable through Apple Pay.

This update includes numerous bug fixes, ensuring a more stable and reliable app performance.

We appreciate your continued support and feedback as we strive to make the FIDE Online Arena iOS App the ultimate destination for chess enthusiasts worldwide.

Download the latest version now and dive into a world of chess like never before!

If you encounter any bugs or have suggestions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via Intercom or email at


Upcoming Tournaments Overview and Avatar Display for Paid Users!

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Shared by Anastasia • August 14, 2023

We're happy to introduce the latest update to FIDE Online Arena, featuring two exciting features.

On the tournament schedule page, users can now easily view all the upcoming tournaments they have registered for in a convenient way. This addition enables players to keep track of their upcoming games and plan their participation more effectively.

Avatars of users with Pro membership are now shown in the header, adding a personal touch. This feature highlights the premium status of these users and adds a touch of personalization to the overall interface.

As always, we've fixed bugs and improved performance for a smoother chess experience.

Enjoy the new features and play chess on!


Web Update - GM's Game Analysis, Notifications, Favicon Indicator, and Enhanced Feedback Collection!

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Shared by Anastasia • August 14, 2023

We are excited to introduce the latest updates to the Web Version of the FIDE Online Arena , bringing enhanced functionality and improved user experience to our platform.

New Features:

  1. GM's Game Analysis Payment Fix: We have resolved the issue with payment for GM's Game Analysis. Now you can easily pay for the analysis feature of any of your games by renowned chess grandmaster Evgenij Miroshnichenko.
  2. Notifications for Unregistered Users: To enhance user engagement, we have added the first notification in the header for unregistered users. You will now see a bell icon, and we'll gradually send new notifications to keep you informed.
  3. Favicon Indicator for Unread Notifications: Our Favicon now acts as an indicator for unread notifications. Spot unviewed notifications at a glance, making sure you never miss important updates.
  4. Enhanced Bug/Complaints/Ideas Collection: We have implemented a new version of forms for collecting bugs, complaints about cheating, and user ideas via Typeform. Sharing feedback has never been more convenient, helping us better serve your needs.

As always, we appreciate your valuable feedback and support. We look forward to bringing you more exciting features and improvements in the future.

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