launches new app and bots: Checkmate or Die is delighted to announce the launch of our new app, “Checkmate or DieIn this game, only two things can happen: either you subdue the zombies or they eat you! Quickly solve all the mating puzzles that come your way to escape the wrath of the undead.

The game features everyone’s favorite undead chess personalities: Zombaru, Zombiachtchi, Zombiano, Zombanny, and more. Download the app for free and start slaying zombies!

Download Checkmate or Die on the App Store Download Checkmate or Die from the Google Store

Shortly after “Checkmate or Die” was released, a few zombies escaped from the app and landed on our Play Computer page. It’s your chance to play against Zombaru, Zombiachtchi, Zombianno, Zotez and Zombanny right here on

We were able to contain them all in the special Zombies section. Play them now before sending them away for good: they are zombies, after all!

Play against zombie robots

Below, you can read more about each of the new zombie robots.


Play strength: 400.

Zombie Danny has vague memories of being a famous master and international commentator. Can you survive a match with him?



Play strength: 800.

Alexandra Zotez is one of the most popular zombie chess streamers on the planet! Be careful though! Lots of people have lost their brains to a Zotez Gambit!

Alexandra Zotez


Play strength: 1000.

Zombie Fabiano Caruana still remembers his 7-0 start at the 2014 Sinquefield Cup when he was still just a human. But now all he wants is to eat brainz! How long can you resist Zombiano?

Zombiano Caruana


Play strength: 1400.

Nepomniachtchi was the last winner of the Candidates Tournament before the zombie outbreak. Beware of Zombiachtchi!

Ian Zombiachtchi


Play strength: 1800.

Zombie Hikaru is the biggest streamer in zombie land. Can you survive this undead streamer’s fierce attack?

Zombaru Nakamura

Be sure to head over to our Computer Play page and play chess against the robot zombies before they disappear! And if you want to continue taming zombies after that, download Checkmate or Die for iOS and Android.

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