Tsūshin Taikyoku: World Chess

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Tsūshin Taikyoku: World Chess
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Developer(s) Nintendo
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series Tsūshin Taikyoku
Platform(s) WiiWare
Release date(s) JP September 30, 2008
Genre(s) Board game, Chess
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (2), Online (2)
Input methods Wii Remote
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Tsūshin Taikyoku: World Chess (通信対局 ワールドチェス) is a chess video game, and a re-release of the budget retail title Wii Chess for the Japanese market. The game is played using the Wii Remote. However, instead of the pointer function, chess pieces are moved across the board using the D-pad on the controller. It has local and online multiplayer. Two other similar titles were released: Tsūshin Taikyoku: Hayazashi Shogi Sandan and Tsūshin Taikyoku: Igo Dōjō 2700-Mon.

Emulation Information

Shut Down

This game's online functionality has been shut down as of May 20, 2014 and works in neither Dolphin or on Wii hardware.


There are no reported problems with this title.


This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.

Emulated Wii Remote

Config Setting Notes
Sideways Wii Remote On Wii Chess is designed for sideways Wii Remote play.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Tsūshin Taikyoku: World Chess since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-21756 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS CPU GPU Result Tester

Gameplay Videos