Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, and Gammick Entertainment, a Spanish producer and developer of computer and video games, today announced the conclusion of a publishing agreement. According to this agreement, Koch Media will handle the world-wide publication, distribution and marketing of the Chess game “Fritz” for Nintendo DS™, Wii™ and PLAYSTATION®3. The console adaptation of This successful Chess simulation will be published under Koch Media’s games label Deep Silver.

Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media, comments on the new deal: “We are happy that the successful chess brand ‘Fritz’ will soon reach console enthusiasts as well.” Dr. Kundratitz goes on to say: “The Chess program ‘Fritz’ has beaten the world’s best players and, with its brand-new game modes, now aims to challenge console gamers as well.”

The chess game “Fritz” teaches players the basics of the world’s most famous board game in an entertaining way. It’s a fun game that is exciting to play, easy to learn, and not at all easy to master.

“Fritz” for Nintendo DS™, Wii™ and PLAYSTATION®3 will be released in 2009.

The family-friendly, award-winning chess game “Fritz&Chesster” has already crossed to the console market, and has been available on Nintendo DS™ since October.