Leading developers and independent publishers Polarbit and developer PINYL Studio, announced today their joint release of Chess: Battle of the Elements on iTunes AppStore, soon to be followed by Android Market.

Chess: Battle of the Elements combines the tried and true gameplay of the world’s most popular game, with beautiful 3D graphics. Players can select their favorite side from among of the four elements, and menus, board and pieces will change to reflect the selection.

Further features include an adjustable AI, which ensures just the right amount of challenge for both greenhorns and grand masters, hot-seat multiplayer and 1000 chess puzzles. Both single and multiplayer games can be conveniently saved and resumed at any time. Players can also save replays of finished games to analyze them move-by-move.

Chess: Battle of the Elements is available now from iTunes AppStore for $2.99.