Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). Anyone found a way to delete Chess? - Genius Bar Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In Anyone found a way to delete Chess? mattinoz Posted: October 31, 2020 4:53AM in Genius Bar It has a new Icon in Catalina but still no way to delete it. Comments Reply 1 of 2 s.metcalf Posts: 897member November 13, 2020 12:25AM It's a 6 MB application. Any reason you want it gone? Have you had some traumatic Chess-related experiences that you need to talk about, or is this because you don't want employees playing Chess? edited November 2020 Reply 2 of 2 Creatsillity Posts: 5member November 30, 2020 9:33PM Well, it's an in-built software-on Mac. Current mac policy prohibits removal of any such programs, be it Chess or Safari. If you remove it, you will have troubles getting it back, most likely until the next major system update. On the other hand, if you remove an in-built app, the next major system update is going to restore it.Here is more info and a tutorial. https://nektony.com/how-to/uninstall-default-apple-apps-on-macTo remove Chess, you need to disable System Integrity Protection, and run a removal command. Both actions are to be made in Terminal. Sign In or Register to comment.