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Chess

MS-DOS - Released - December 1, 1981

Chess is one of the oldest PC games ever made: it was written in March, 1980 and converted to IBM PC in December, 1981. This is probably the very first chess game running in MS-DOS. Taking it's age into account, it's no surprise that the game features only text-mode graphics. The chess board and the pieces are drawn using ASCII characters. For the same reason, it's also no surprise that the user input is based just on keyboard commands. In Chess there is no multiplayer mode - you play only against the computer. As usual, in this kind of game, you can select the A.I.'s skill level. The...

Chess

Chess

Sinclair ZX-81 - Released - 1981

The classic game of chess against the computer. The AI has six skill levels and can effectively play both sides as the player can ask for recommendations which are calculated according to current level. Moves are performed by typing in the coordinates and the game supports advanced moves like castling.

Chess

Chess

TRS-80 Color Computer - Released - 1980

A simple single player implementation of the popular strategical board game for the TRS-80 Color Computer line.

Chess

Chess

Mattel Aquarius - 1982

The Chess cartridge turns the Mattel Aquarius into an eight-level chess computer - eight skill levels so that anyone from a beginner to a grand master can play! You can pit your wits against the computer, or you can watch the computer play against itself. You can even use the Mattel Aquarius as an automated chess board to play another human opponent. For the beginner, the Chess cartridge has lots of teaching features, like step by step retract and replay, and even a 'help' function to suggest a good move. Start off at skill level 1 and work your way to the top! For the advanced...

Chess

Chess

Philips Videopac+ - Released - 1982

A chess module for the Philips Videopac G7000 second generation Video game console, released in 1982. The C 7010 module had its own NSC800 CMOS microprocessor, which is Z80-compatible making the console able to play a pretty decent game of chess. The program is based on Gambiet 80 by Wim Rens and Microtrend.

Chess

Chess

Jupiter Ace - Released - 1983

A basic but fairly accurate for the time of release version of chess for the Jupiter Ace computer.

Chess

Chess

Acorn Electron - Released - 1984

Chess allows you to play a game of chess against either the computer or another player. All the rules of chess are included and the winner is the player that makes the other players King unable to move without being taken. Against the computer you are able to play as white or black and the computer has 10 skill levels (0-9) with zero being the easiest. You are also able to watch the computer play itself. There is also an Editor mode that allows you to set the board up with the pieces in any position you chose and you can attempt to get a mate in two or five moves as well. The program has...

Chess

Chess

Memotech MTX512 - Released - 1983

A chess simulation where the player plays against the computer. It includes ten levels of play, from novice to championship standard. Features include user defined piece and board colours, mistake detection facility, standard board notation, analytic mode, next move computer generated suggestions plus fast machine move execution times.

Chess

Chess

Oric Atmos

Chess

Chess

Sega Genesis - Unlicensed - 1998

Chess is an unlicensed game for the Sega Mega Drive that was most likely released in 1998. Very little information is known about it, although its ROM is available on the internet, and it is one of the included built-in games on the 80-in-1 model of AtGames' Sega Mega Drive Arcade Ultimate portable system. It is unknown whether it has any relation to the unreleased Sega Channel game Chessmaster. The gameplay is just an average Chess video game, though the board is 3D. The chess board can be customized.

Chess

Chess

Sony Playstation - Released - November 29, 2001

This PlayStation adaptation of the classic board game allows two-player play or single player matches against ten different computer opponents. It also provides narrated video clips describing the history and rules of the game.

Chess

Chess

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1984

Play against the computer on twelve different levels. During the game you can take back a move, save and load the game status, set up or change of position, change level or even switch sides! The moves of the computer become more complex with each level.

Chess

Chess

Interton VC 4000 - Released - December 1, 1979

Cassette 13: Chess is a Strategy game, developed and published by Interton Electronic, which was released in Europe in 1978.

Chess

Apogee BK-01 - Released - 1987

Chess ( Odesta )

Chess ( Odesta )

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Play involves no hidden information. Each player begins with 16 pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. Each piece type moves differently, with the most powerful being the queen and the least powerful the pawn. The objective is to checkmate the opponent's king by placing it under an inescapable threat of capture. To this end, a player's pieces are used to attack and capture the opponent's pieces, while supporting each other. During the game, play typically involves exchanging pieces for the opponent's similar pieces, and finding and engineering...

Chess (1995)

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1995

A simple chess game programmed by Ken Silverman, of Duke 3D and Build engine fame.

Chess (Acornsoft)

Chess (Acornsoft)

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1983

Chess allows you to play a game of chess against either the computer or another player. All the rules of chess are included and the winner is the player that makes the other player's King unable to move without being taken. Against the computer you are able to play as white or black and the computer has 10 skill levels (0-9) with zero being the easiest. You are also able to watch the computer play itself. There is also an Editor mode that allows you to set the board up with the pieces in any position you chose and you can attempt to get a mate in two or five moves as well.

Chess (Compute!)

Chess (Compute!)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Try to outwit your computer with this fast, multi-level chess program whose intelligence routines are written entirely in machine language. There are versions for the Commodore 64; VIC-20 with at least 8K memory expansion; Ataris with at least 32K RAM; and Apples with at least 48K RAM and a disk drive. All versions except Apple require a joystick.

Chess (Micro Power)

Chess (Micro Power)

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1982

Micro Power first released Chess for the BBC Micro Model A+B in 1982. They later released a version only for the Model B in 1984. It touted 6 skill levels, the ability to play as black or white, illegal moves rejection for new players, en passant, castling and move time tracking. It also had game variants such as Blitz Chess, game replay, set-up of positions for game analysis and saving unfinished games to tape.

Chess (Parker Brothers)

Chess (Parker Brothers)

Atari 800 - Released - 1983

The traditional chessboard joins the computer keyboard in this innovative Chess program designed fo the tournament player, the beginner, and everyone in between! Compete on any of 8 different skill levels, each with a variety of user friendly features. Play either side in a single game.

Chess (Superior Software)

Chess (Superior Software)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

It's chess. If you don't know what chess is, you probably don't want to play this game, because this game is chess. I'm told there are several hundred thousand books about it, so read some, come back and then you'll be ready to rock. It teaches strategic thinking, logic and it's fun, too!

Chess 128

Commodore 128 - Homebrew - April 19, 1993

Chess 128 for the Commodore 128 in 80 column mode. More fun for chess enthusiasts!

Chess 2000

Chess 2000

Sony Playstation - Released - April 6, 2000

Strong, and unique equipped with a full-scale thinking engine that enables humane swing chess game. Moving range guidelines and the ability to display the pieces, such as mounted even hint feature that shows the best hand looks like a beginner can enjoy casually. Type selection of the piece, analog clock display, is available free and detailed settings such as the time limit opposite station. Chess 2000 is a digital recreation of the board game of the same title. The game features commentary, advices, rules explanation and a 2 players vs mode. The game features 3 different pieces colours...

Chess 3D

Chess 3D

Acorn Archimedes - Released - March 4, 1991

Chess Academy

Chess Academy

Nintendo Entertainment System - Unlicensed - 1991

Chess Academy is a Miscellaneous game, developed by Thin Chen Enterprises and published by Sachen, which was released in Asia in 1991.

Chess Board

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Chess Board is a very simplistic 2 player only implementation of chess for the Commodore 64. Instead of standard chess pieces, it just uses text abbreviations to represent the pieces. It was developed by P.E. Sullivan & J. Sawczak and published by Commodore Educational Software in 1983.

Chess Cartoons

Nintendo Switch - Released - April 8, 2022

Play a hilarious game of chess with your friend in Chess Cartoons ! If no friend is around climb up the difficulty ladders and play against an increasing difficulty computer controller opponent starting at difficulty of 50 or just play a simple game against a computer controlled opponent and chose one of three difficulties. Choose your color and start as white or play as black. A hilarious chess game for you and your friend! Features : - Three difficulties against computer controller opponent - Two player mode with controller and touch screen support - Difficulty Ladders mode up to 1000

Chess Challenge 2

Arcade - Released - 200

Chess Challenge!

Nintendo DS - Released - May 10, 2010

Patience will be key in order to score big in Chess Challenge! Perfect your chess skills playing against the computer in multiple difficulty modes, or play against your friends in either shared or wireless play via DS Wireless Communication. Start off practicing with some casual games and work your way up in fully ELO-rated matches. You’ll even be able to track all of your gameplay stats - win, lose or draw! Chess Challenge! will keep both novice and expert players glued to the screen for hours!

Chess Challenge!

Chess Challenge!

Nintendo Wii - Released - August 6, 2010

Patience will be key going up against the best players from around the world with Chess Challenge! Perfect your chess skills by playing against the computer in multiple difficulty modes or using the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service to start climbing the worldwide rankings. Win online matches and even see how your chess rating stacks up against the world by viewing the online Leaderboard. If you don’t have time to play your friends in a live chess game, Chess Challenge! also lets you play up to five different Wii Friends using WiiConnect24. With full Mii support you can really bring...

Chess Challenger

Chess Challenger

ColecoVision - Homebrew

A great new way to play the ultimate game of strategy, whether you're a novice, intermediate or expert. Pit your skill against the Colecovision or an opponent. The program checks for valid move and follows the full legal chess moves, including castling, promotion and en passant. Select from three degrees of artificial intelligence and move up in skill as you improve. Moreover, you can enjoy the ability to edit position in chessboard. Chess is a rewarding way to increase your intelligience and a great way to learn how to outwit your opponents. It is used by top executives like Alan Zinkin...

Chess Challenger

Chess Challenger

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - January 16, 2004

Chess Challenger is a Miscellaneous game, published by Play It!, which was released in Europe in 2004.

Chess Champion

Chess Champion

Windows - Released - 1999

Chess Champion is a chess game and sequel to Chess System Tal. Different from most Chess games but similar as its predecessor, Tal doesn't try to play the best and most safe move every time, but instead it has its own personality based on professional chess player Mikhail Tal, who's known for making unexpected moves and having an attacking play style. You can play the game from various perspective including top-down with iconic display and 3D from the player's perspective.

Chess Champion

Chess Champion

Apple II - February 27, 1985

Chess Champion: Challenge the Master is a collection of chess and cribbage for the Apple II. A re-release of two previously distributed titles. This collection contains a 1-player versus computer graphical version of chess, as well as 1-player cribbage game where the player squares off against the computer.

Chess Chiller

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Chess for Kids

Chess for Kids

Nintendo DS - Released - June 21, 2012

thinkSMART: Chess for Kids aka Schach Attacke is an adaptation of the classic game of chess geared towards children. It is presented as a rivalry between two gangs at a school: the Weißen Westen and the Schwarzen Schafe. Players can choose to be one of the leaders of the two gangs. The rules of chess are taught through mini-games featuring BMX, inline-skating and skateboarding, where a singular elements of chess is implemented, with cartoon-like characters. A diary is used to store all the past lessons until everything has been learned and full games of chess can be played against a human...

Chess for Two

Chess for Two

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

A 2 player only chess game, that was part of the "Chess Champion" game pack as well as Digital Marketing PD #130, and in Stonysoft #0062.

Chess Housers

Chess Housers

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

Chess Housers is a puzzle game from Spain. The player guides a disembodied glove with the ARROW keys through a isometric labyrinth with a checkerboard pattern on the floor and lots of chess pieces placed. The glove has to push (ARROW keys + SPACE bar) this pieces to clear its way to the exit. The pieces move with the same pattern that they have on chess: pawns move forward, horses have an "L"-shaped movement, and so on. The glove can be killed if it is in their path. The chess pieces are set up in small rooms as a series puzzles that must be solved. The game has temporary save points that...

Chess II

Chess II

Oric Atmos

Chess II

Chess II

Interton VC 4000 - Released - December 1, 1981

Cassette 22: Chess II is a Strategy game, developed and published by Interton Electronic, which was released in Europe in 1978.

Chess Knight 2

Windows - Released - September 12, 2016

A medieval world of strategy and tactics await you to engage in epic battles of wits as you master the moves and the strategies in a conquest to claim the kingdom of Chess.

Chess Knights: Shinobi

Chess Knights: Shinobi

Nintendo Switch - Released - May 18, 2021

An original turn-based puzzle game inspired by Chess. Become a Ninja in feudal Japan and prove your skills in the art of infiltration, sabotage and assassination. Featuring: - All pieces move like in a chess game. You play as a Shinobi Knight who needs to move stealthy through a game board full of Samurai enemies; - 50 hand-crafted levels with increasing complexity (+ 10 secret "surreal" levels. Can you find them?). -Play in beautiful environments of ancient Japan in the Edo era; - Originally composed soundtracks; - A chess game without any chess. This is an original game...

Chess Master

Chess Master

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Chess Master

Chess Master

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

In this version, you can play the computer or another opponent. To move, you type the piece's location then the destination; such as A2-A4 to move the far left pawn forward 2 spaces. If you press a certain key, you can hide the board and see the moves that have been made so far. You can even make your moves from this screen, if you want the added challenge, without seeing the board. When you play the computer, you must select a level of play. The higher the level, the longer the computer thinks about its moves. In levels one through six, if you press the ? key, Chess Master will give you a...

Chess Mates

Chess Mates

Windows 3.X - Released - 1996

A chess program aimed at the younger set, Chess Mates is a standard chess program with tutorials and chess puzzles to help kids learn the rules and basic chess strategy. An animated wizard helps teach while floating over an isometric cartoon chess board.

Chess Net

Windows 3.X - Released - 1992

A simple computerized chess game that features the ability to play against another human player on another computer utilizing a Hayes compatible modem. The game comes loaded with all 24 games of the 1990 World Chess Championship. You can load them, watch them play or you can actually stop a game, make a new move, and play against the computer, which takes over for one of the original game opponents.

Chess of Blades

Chess of Blades

Windows - Released - January 5, 2018

The king is having a huge birthday celebration! Five days of dancing, festivals, and drinking, culminating in a grand masquerade ball. It just so happens that Rivian Varrison, the introverted son of a famous nobleman, is forced to attend this giant event by his father. By chance, or maybe something more deliberate, he runs into a host of colourful and shady characters, all with their own stories to tell. But when a sudden and mysterious crime happens on the second day of the party, Rivian finds himself thrown into the middle of it, and has to discover the truth behind what really happened...

Chess Partner 2000

Arcade - Released - 1980

Originally released as two different models of Chess Computer in 1980 by Novag and SciSys respectively. The program can now be emulated in a MAME software environment with a Graphic User Interface.

Chess Player

Chess Player

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

This is a re-release of The Chess Game, with brushed up graphics.

Chess Player

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

This is a re-release of The Chess Game, with brushed up graphics.

Chess Player 2150

Chess Player 2150

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Chess Player 2150 is a chess program which played well against the other chess programs of the day and won the 1989 British Open Personal Computer Chess Championship (according to a post in ST Report International Online Magazine, November 13, 1992, No.8.45). The author was not shy about his program's prowess. Built into the program is a pull-down menu, giving it's performance against Chessmaster 2000, Chessmaster 2100 and Colossus X, in 10 games apiece. The game was designed to improve as it played, so over time a game that played against good players would be much better than when it...

Chess Player 2150

Chess Player 2150

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

Chess Player 2150 is a chess program which played well against the other chess programs of the day and won the 1989 British Open Personal Computer Chess Championship (according to a post in ST Report International Online Magazine, November 13, 1992, No.8.45). The author was not shy about his program's prowess. Built into the program is a pull-down menu, giving it's performance against Chessmaster 2000, Chessmaster 2100 and Colossus X, in 10 games apiece. The game was designed to improve as it played, so over time a game that played against good players would be much better than when it...

Chess Player 2150

Chess Player 2150

Atari ST - Released - 1989

Chess Player 2150 is a chess program which played well against the other chess programs of the day and won the 1989 British Open Personal Computer Chess Championship (according to a post in ST Report International Online Magazine, November 13, 1992, No.8.45). The author was not shy about his program's prowess. Built into the program is a pull-down menu, giving it's performance against Chessmaster 2000, Chessmaster 2100 and Colossus X, in 10 games apiece. The game was designed to improve as it played, so over time a game that played against good players would be much better than when it...

Chess Rush

Android - Released - July 4, 2019

Chess Rush is a turn-based strategy game that comes with innovative 10+ minutes matches and classic gameplay, by Tencent Games. It is available for iOS and Android.

Chess Simulator

Chess Simulator

Atari ST - 1990

Chess Simulator is a chess game which offers the standard features: playing chess against the AI which can be set in a number of different levels suited for beginners and advanced players (the maximum ELO rating is 2150); optionally with an advice option which tries to teach chess to the player. Graphical features include a number of different pieces and the option to change the angle and zoom of the 3D playfield. Of course it is also possible to use a top-down perspective. The game also provides a way to calculate the user's ELO score: the program presents 24 situations and the player must...

Chess Simulator

Chess Simulator

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

Chess Simulator is a chess game which offers the standard features: playing chess against the AI which can be set in a number of different levels suited for beginners and advanced players (the maximum ELO rating is 2150); optionally with an advice option which tries to teach chess to the player. Graphical features include a number of different pieces and the option to change the angle and zoom of the 3D playfield. Of course it is also possible to use a top-down perspective. The game also provides a way to calculate the user's ELO score: the program presents 24 situations and the player must...

Chess Sphere

Windows - Released - December 7, 2018

Let the future of Chess commence.

Chess System Tal

MS-DOS - Released - 1997

Chess System Tal is a Chess game that allows you to play Chess against your computer. It is the sequel to Complete Chess System. Different from most Chess games, Tal doesn't try to play the best and most safe move every time, but instead it has its own personality based on professional chess player Mikhail Tal, who's known for making unexpected moves and having an attacking play style. There are four different views available for the chess board and eight different designs. The game provides hint modes that help you play the game.

Chess Titans

Chess Titans

Windows - Released - November 8, 2006

Chess Titans is a chess game with 3D graphics developed by Oberon Games and included in Windows Vista and Windows 7 Home Premium, Business/Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate. It is a fully animated, photorealistic interactive game with ten difficulty levels. It can be played by two participants, or one player against the computer.

Chess Ultra

Chess Ultra

Windows - Released - June 21, 2017

Introducing the most breathtaking chess game ever made. Chess Ultra injects the greatest strategy game of all time with a modern twist; offering the ultimate chess experience with stunning 4K visuals, Grandmaster approved AI and full VR compatibility. With full Oculus Rift and HTC Vive support, play Chess Ultra in VR for the most breathtaking chess experience to date. From the wood grains on the antique mahogany board in the library, to the luxury felt on the bottom of every chess piece; chess has never looked this good. Physically reach out to make your move and focus entirely on the game at...

Chess Ultra

Chess Ultra

Nintendo Switch - Released - November 2, 2017

Introducing the most breathtaking chess game ever made. Chess Ultra features stunning visuals, seamless online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI to offer the ultimate chess experience. Explore an array of intricately crafted environments and choose from a selection of iconic chess sets designed with both the modern and traditional chess player in mind. Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran of the great game, Chess Ultra has something to offer for players of all ages and ability. Stunning chess sets and beautiful environments 10 Grandmaster-approved AI levels...

Chess Wars: A Medieval Fantasy

Chess Wars: A Medieval Fantasy

MS-DOS - Released - December 9, 1996

Chess Wars: A Medieval Fantasy is a chess game very similar to Battle Chess, but with full motion video cutscenes for each piece capture. As in most chess programs, the player can change the board perspective and pieces between 2D and isometric 3D. It comes with 8,000 openings and classic games with 60,000 historical moves from chess masters like Kasparov.

Chess: The Gathering

Chess: The Gathering

Windows - Released

Chess: The Turk

Chess: The Turk

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1983

Chess: Version 7.0

Chess: Version 7.0

Atari 800 - Released - 1982

Play involves no hidden information. Each player begins with 16 pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. Each piece type moves differently, with the most powerful being the queen and the least powerful the pawn. The objective is to checkmate the opponent's king by placing it under an inescapable threat of capture. To this end, a player's pieces are used to attack and capture the opponent's pieces, while supporting each other. During the game, play typically involves exchanging pieces for the opponent's similar pieces, and finding and engineering...

Chess: Version 7.0

Chess: Version 7.0

Apple II - Released - February 27, 1982

Chess 7.0 is a chess playing tool for multiple systems. Allows for 2-player chess play, or 1-player versus the computer with multiple available difficulty levels. Allows for graphical representation of the chess board, and follows standard chess rules. Unique gameplay options include the ability to flip the board, as well as allowing blind play were the rank of different pieces is hidden. The computer can optionally list best moves for players, and games in process can be saved to disk.

Chess-64

Chess-64

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Single player vs computer implementation of chess released as part of "Board Games" game pack named as Chess there and also in SYS PD Diskett#30 (1992). Also released in Published as part of the "75 Spill Datatronic" compilation in Germany. As well as in Italy by WizardSoft and in the UK by Alpha Software Ltd. under the simple title "Chess"

Chess88

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1984

Chess88 is an early chess game of human player vs. computer player with up to six difficulty levels. The game only recognizes two keys: The Del key to select a chess piece and the Ins key to place a chess piece. At higher levels, the computer tends to take a lot of time in its turn: it could take up to several minutes to even hours if situated in a tight spot.

Chessboard Nim

Chessboard Nim

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Chessboard Nim is a mathematical puzzle game played on a board resembling a chess or checker board. It was published as a type-in program in the 1983 book "Games Commodore 64 Computers Play" It was also released in The Netherlands under the name Schaakbord Nim in the Dutch version of the book, which was titled "Het Commodore 64 Computer-Spelen Boek" which came out a year later.

Chessmaster

Chessmaster

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - August 28, 2002

Test your chess skills against live opponents online or improve your game immediately at chess school. The game includes a variety of chess modes, such as Quick Game, Rated Play, Handicap, Set-up Position, and Puzzle. Along with the most powerful chess engine available on the console, Chessmaster also includes features just for fun. Josh Waitzkin gives advice and easy-to-understand instructions for improving your game

Chessmaster

Chessmaster

Microsoft Xbox - Released

The iteration of the Chessmaster series on the PlayStation 2 contains most of the features available in the corresponding PC game - which, in this case, is Chessmaster 9000. You can play training games (with all the hints and analysis tools available), rated games (your rating changes after each play), puzzles (chess ones, not the "build the picture" type), learn chess by browsing through the hundreds of tutorials available in the Pandolfini's Chess School or watch famous games. There are, however, some new features in the PS2 version; the most useful one is the Online mode. Other is the...

Chessmaster

Chessmaster

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - November 15, 1999

Prepare to challenge the longest running console chess series, THE CHESSMASTER. In this Game Boy version of the game, you can choose to play at any one of 16 different skill levels, ranging from beginner to expert. For those just learning to play chess, take advantage of the Teaching mode that will show you all of the best moves to make. This game has a variety of options for chess fans, as you can set up the board however you like to simulate classic chess situations and challenges. You can even make your opponent’s pieces invisible for an added challenge. If you make a wrong move, the game...

Chessmaster

Chessmaster

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - August 28, 2002

The most successful chess franchise of its time gets a full update on the handheld system. Previously released in Game Boy and Game Boy Color formats in 1990 and 1999 respectively, this 21st century iteration provides numerous enhancements, a wider range of options, and more gameplay. Chessmaster offers standard, handicap, and board setup modes, 18 computer opponents ranging from easy to expert, and ten chess sets.

Chessmaster 5500

Chessmaster 5500

Windows - Released - October 31, 1997

Chessmaster 5500 is part of the long running Chessmaster series . As with the other games in this series there are many features available to the player. In addition to the many different chess boards, viewpoints and chess sets there are features that analyse the player's game, tutorials, a database of over two thousand named game openings. and an Opening Book Editor. The main new features in this release of the game is the audio feature. The game has something called Illustrated Voice Analysis which Analyses the game and provides feedback using ghosted pieces, arrows and the like. All...

Chessmaster 7000

Chessmaster 7000

Windows - Released - September 27, 1999

Prepare yourself to experience computer chess in an entirely new way. As always, those who don't feel strong enough to oppose the computer AI can always play more or less introductory chess in a basics-learning category. In this installment, there is a strong support on learning the basics and entering the world of chess itself, for adults and kids alike, with more appropriate figures to match the learner's age better. For more experienced chess players, tournaments with 80 human-like adversaries or over 35 grandmaster personalities are also available. The game includes an extended 500,000+...

Chessmaster 8000

Chessmaster 8000

Windows - Released - November 14, 2000

The grandmaster of PC chess is back and better than ever! The revamped chess AI plays at grandmaster level, even stronger than before. New chess sets with 16-bit art looks better than ever. Improved "Natural Language Advice" help you get into the game and gets kids interested in chess. Special chess lessons by Josh Waitzkin (chess grandmaster) and Bruce Pandolfini (chess author and teacher) are also included.

Chessmaster 9000

Chessmaster 9000

Windows - Released - August 31, 2002

The Chessmaster series returns, offering three variant opponents for players to compete with. The Teacher: Chessmaster teaches beginning and advanced players the best openings and the best endings, alerts players to damaging moves, explains why certain moves are illegal, and spots checkmates as many moves in advance as the player wishes. The Mentor: Get advice on your next move, see tutorials from chess coach Bruce Pandolfni, study classic games and endings. The Ultimate Opponent: Play against Chessmaster's The King AI, compete against over 150 opponents or create your own, or take...

Chessmaster Challenge

Chessmaster Challenge

Windows - Released - March 1, 2005

A downloadable version of the venerable Chessmaster from Ubisoft. Provides a large selection of AIs to challenge opponents of any level. Includes six different chess boards, three of which are rendered in 3D, and audio tutorials that take you from learning to play chess to advanced strategy points. In ranked play mode, you can work your way up in chess rank against increasingly difficult AI opponents. In training play mode, you get hints and visual board analysis to help you with your game.

Chessmaster II

Chessmaster II

Sony Playstation - Released - May 31, 1999

The most extensive and powerful chess game available on Playstation. Try to outwit over 90 characters as you go head to head to see who is the Chessmaster! Features 24 different chess sets and 64 human-like computer chess personalities.

Chessmaster Live

Chessmaster Live

Microsoft Xbox 360 - Released - January 30, 2008

Chessmaster Live is part of the long running Chessmaster game series, developed specifically for Xbox Live Arcade. You can take part in games against AI opponents with varying levels of difficulty in a single game or take part in several advanced scenarios for advanced players. As well as standard games, you can play several variations, including "find the fork" and "mate in one" as well as time limited games. It also contains several new variations of chess that include progressive chess, dark horse and losing chess. As well as being able to choose between a 2-D and 3-D board, you can...

Chessmaster: 10th Edition

Chessmaster: 10th Edition

Windows - Released - 2004

The 10th Edition is the first game in the series to feature a working online component and also the first PC version to feature animated chess sets and customizable interface. There are three main areas: Play, with Training, Ranked, Setup Position, Tournaments, Online/LAN modes Learn, with Academy (a humongous tutorial collection for all levels of players), Openings training, Database and Famous Games Fun, a kid-oriented area with a whimsical interface where they can play, learn or solve chess puzzles

Chessmaster: Grandmaster Edition

Chessmaster: Grandmaster Edition

Windows - Released - November 1, 2007

To test his own skills, the player can choose to play against several AI-opponents that greatly differ in skill and used tactics or go online and play in ranked matches, tournaments and others. After each match the player can also choose to let the AI analyze the past match to show the bad and good moves of the play. By winning ranked plays, the player can also unlock new 2D and 3D chess sets including a 3D chess set featuring the rabbits from Rayman Raving Rabbids If the player doesn't want to play a full match, he can also try to solve the several hundred chess puzzle available.

Chessmaster: The Art of Learning

Chessmaster: The Art of Learning

Nintendo DS - Released - October 23, 2007

In Chessmaster: The Art of Learning, Josh Waitzkin, International Master and eight-time National Chess Champion, coaches players to grasp the basic fundamentals of chess and to master the game through exciting courses and tutorials taken directly from his book, The Art of Learning. Players can then practice their newly learned skills in single-player mode or challenge their friends to a fun-spirited competition in multiplayer mode.

Chessmaster: The Art of Learning

Chessmaster: The Art of Learning

Sony PSP - Released - February 12, 2008

Chessmaster: The Art of Learning expands the scope of chess to include broader principles of learning. Josh Waitzkin's much-anticipated book The Art of Learning is designed to pave the road to successful long-term growth on and off the chessboard. The eight-time National Chess Champion and two-time martial arts World Champion puts users in his shoes in some of the most riveting and formative moments of his chess career, including the legendary climactic game from the book and film Searching for Bobby Fischer. Waitzkin then turns to the classics, introducing beginners to brilliant games from...

Chessmate V1.2

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1986

Chessmate V1.2 is a chess game written in AmigaBASIC by John Krause. It was also released in Germany as "Grossmeister", published by HS&Y in 1988.

1500 DS Spirits Vol. 7: Chess

1500 DS Spirits Vol. 7: Chess

Nintendo DS - Released - November 22, 2007

1500DS Spirits Vol. 7: Chess is a Chess game developed and published by Tasuke for the Nintendo DS platform.

16k Superchess

16k Superchess

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - December 1, 1982

An early chess game for the ZX Spectrum. Developed by legendary computer chess programmer/developer Chris Whittington in 1982 and published by CP Software.

1K ZX Chess

1K ZX Chess

Sinclair ZX-81 - Released - 1982

1K ZX Chess is a single-player chess game. Certain rules are omitted (castling, en passant capture, pawn promotion), as the code fits under one kilobyte (hence the title). The computer plays White with either of the two opening moves included.

3~D Voice Chess

3~D Voice Chess

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1985

Play against the computer in a strategic duel thank you. If you have a speech synthesizer, you can hear the strokes.

3D Chess

Windows - Released - December 6, 2016

A unique chess trip with exciting instant duels awaits you - test your mettle on the chessboard. Checkmate your opponent with only a few moves and solve challenging chess puzzles in amazing 3D worlds. Do you have the strategies and tactics of a true chess master? Finish interrupted matches within a fixed number of moves and unlock more and more puzzles on your way to victory. Play against a challenging virtual opponent or friends in PvP mode on the same PC. Thanks to the rotating chessboard you'll always stay on top of things. No matter whether you're new to chess or a pro, fully...

3D Chess

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1983

This is a modified version of the old Psion Chess program - I got bored with the "newspaper" style 2D representation, and wrote a snazzy (well, I thought so) 3D perspective graphics routine and bolted it onto the Psion program, removing the old display routine in the process. It still plays exactly the same game of chess as the original, however. About two weeks after I'd finished this, The Edge release "Psi-Chess", which was faster and smarter than Psion chess, and had a snazzy 3D interface. Bastards....... Bill Bennett

Academy: Chess Puzzles

Academy: Chess Puzzles

Nintendo DS - Released - October 4, 2012

Play chess like never before and solve hundreds of puzzles in Academy: Chess Puzzles. Whether you're an advanced chess player or you've just started learning with this exciting game, you'll spend hours finding solutions to 750 brain-twisting chess puzzles. Two modes, achievements and intuitive stylus and button controls guarantee an enjoyable, addictive and satisfying experience with Academy: Chess Puzzles.

Advanced Laser Chess

Commodore Amiga - Released - June 1, 1989

Advanced Laser Chess is a two-player strategy game. It's a more complex version of Laser Chess by the same author and adds more pieces. A 15 x 11 board with a randomly appearing displacement device at its center is the playfield. Pieces on top of the device disappear and reappear when the device is no longer visible. All pieces have unique capabilities with the diamond-shaped piece being the king, whose capture brings the end of the game, as does him being hit by a laser.

Amiga GnuChess

Commodore Amiga - Homebrew - 1992

Amiga GnuChess is port of Gnu Chess 4.0. You can use mouse to all (valid) moves, edit the board, ask for help and switch players at any time.

Arcade Chess

Windows - Released - 2002

Atom Chess

Atom Chess

Acorn Atom - Released - 1981

A chess program for the Acorn Atom released in 1981 by Acornsoft on cassette. Atom Chess was an improved version of Chessnut by Geoffrey Bulmer which competed at the 2nd European Microcomputer Chess Championship. Atom Chess recognizes all legal chess moves, including castling, en passant, and promotes to queen only. The program uses pure coordinates for game notation and entering moves, allows to manually set up positions, and features 6 levels of play.

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