PyChess Staunton 0.10 has a completely revamped New-Game-Dialog. This allows you to choose between 8 AI difficulties, with the easiest one being very easy.
The online chess community, FICS, which PyChess connects to in order to play online chess, has a lot of channels for chatting. Besides chatting with whomever you are playing with, you can also open the chat-dialog and discuss chess in these forums.
PyChess Staunton will let you choose between different Chess Variants such as Shuffle and Chess360 (Fisher Random).
PyChess Philidor lets you start playing in one click, or connect to FICS for a nice human vs. human game, with an all new, peachy welcome screen.
PyChess 0.8 will enable you to send sounds for different events.