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The Art of Chess

The Art of Chess

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1987

This chess simulation can be played in 2D or 3D, from multiple viewing angles and a wide choice of display colors. Pieces can also be designed using Deluxe Paint, and imported. Art of Chess has many features making it a learning tool as well as a mere game. There are multiple skill levels, plus the option to swap sides. Board positions can be manually set up. Players can move back and forth through previous moves, allowing experimentation with different strategies and the undoing of crucial mistakes. Thirty classic games involving Grandmasters are built in, allowing players to view them...

The Chess Game

The Chess Game

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

You are a huge fan of the game of chess and as usual you have fallen asleep with your board and pieces, dreaming of the game, but sadly one of your dreams has turned into a nightmare. You are at the edge of a giant chess board viewed on a single screen at an elevated angle with a baying crowd on either side and you have found out that you must carry six Pawns, one at a time across the board while avoiding one of the major pieces and it's traps. Your first piece you must face is the Knight moving three squares at a time, and as you attempt to carry the Pawns across you leave behind a trail of...

The Chess Game

The Chess Game

Microsoft MSX - 1985

The Chess Player

The Chess Player

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1982

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The Chessmaster

The Chessmaster

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - 1991

Introducing...The Chessmaster, the most powerful chess program in the world today - and the friendliest! The Chessmaster is the perfect chess companion, adversary and instructor for any chess player, beginner to expert. Outstanding features include: - 16 levels from Newcomer to Grandmaster - Teaching Mode shows all the possible moves - Codeword allows you to stop play and continue at a later time without resetting the board - Set up pieces in any position to play, analyze and solve chess problems - Takeback/Replay option allow review of past moves for analysis - all the way back to the...

The Chessmaster

The Chessmaster

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 1, 1991

Meet The Chessmaster. The strongest, most challenging chess program ever created for your Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The Chessmaster is a perfect teacher and a relentless foe. Beginners can learn from "Teach" and "Hint" modes, as well as the "Newcomer" levels of play. More experienced players can be challenged all the way up to the "Grandmaster" level!

The Chessmaster

The Chessmaster

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1989

The Chessmaster is a game where the player has the chance to play against the CPU controlled Chessmaster at a standard game of chess. To play the game the player must pick up the chess pieces with there hand cursor and place it in the desired location, within the rules a standard chess game. There are 16 different difficulty levels that includes 2 beginner levels, 13 standard levels (ranging from an average of 5 seconds to 4.5 minutes per shot depending on level), and a infinite level that will keep thinking of a shot until a perfect shot can be made or it is forced to move. There is also...

The Chessmaster

The Chessmaster

Sega Game Gear - Released - December 1, 1991

Introducing... The Chessmaster, the most powerful chess program in the world today - and the friendliest! With lots of different features, The Chessmaster is the perfect chess companion, adversary and instructor for any chess player, beginner or expert. Watch The Chessmaster think, force The Chessmaster to move, change sides at any time... you can play, practice or learn chess on the go! Many challenging levels from Newcomer to Grandmaster. Teaching mode shows all possible legal moves. Set up pieces in any position to play and solve chess problems.

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

MS-DOS - Released - 1986

This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all legal moves, a hint move offering what the computer feels is a strong move, and the chance for the Chessmaster to analyse all previous moves in a game. Famous real-life game positions and pre-set challenges offer individual challenges.

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1986

This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all legal moves, a hint move offering what the computer feels is a strong move, and the chance for the Chessmaster to analyse all previous moves in a game. Famous real-life game positions and pre-set challenges offer individual challenges.

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

Atari 800 - Released - 1986

This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all legal moves, a hint move offering what the computer feels is a strong move, and the chance for the Chessmaster to analyse all previous moves in a game. Famous real-life game positions and pre-set challenges offer individual challenges. The Atari 8-bit port came on a shared disk with the C64...

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all legal moves, a hint move offering what the computer feels is a strong move, and the chance for the Chessmaster to analyse all previous moves in a game. Famous real-life game positions and pre-set challenges offer individual challenges.

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

Atari ST - Released - 1987

This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all legal moves, a hint move offering what the computer feels is a strong move, and the chance for the Chessmaster to analyse all previous moves in a game. Famous real-life game positions and pre-set challenges offer individual challenges.

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

Apple II - Released - 1986

This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all legal moves, a hint move offering what the computer feels is a strong move, and the chance for the Chessmaster to analyse all previous moves in a game. Famous real-life game positions and pre-set challenges offer individual challenges.

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all legal moves, a hint move offering what the computer feels is a strong move, and the chance for the Chessmaster to analyse all previous moves in a game. Famous real-life game positions and pre-set challenges offer individual challenges.

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1990

This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all legal moves, a hint move offering what the computer feels is a strong move, and the chance for the Chessmaster to analyse all previous moves in a game. Famous real-life game positions and pre-set challenges offer individual challenges.

The Chessmaster 3000

The Chessmaster 3000

Apple Mac OS - Released - 1991

Chessmaster 3000 provides a strong chess opponent with 168 openings and different types of playfields (2D, 3D, and War Room). The game can suggest moves and determine the player's rating. It also contains 151 replications of classic real-world matches, and a Mentor feature which can act as a personal chess tutor through a variety of practical techniques.

The Chessmaster 3000

The Chessmaster 3000

Windows 3.X - Released - 1993

Chessmaster 3000 provides a strong chess opponent with 168 openings and different types of playfields (2D, 3D, and War Room). The game can suggest moves and determine the player's rating. It also contains 151 replications of classic real-world matches, and a Mentor feature which can act as a personal chess tutor through a variety of practical techniques.

The Chessmaster 3000

The Chessmaster 3000

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Chessmaster 3000 provides a strong chess opponent with 168 openings and different types of playfields (2D, 3D, and War Room). The game can suggest moves and determine the player's rating. It also contains 151 replications of classic real-world matches, and a Mentor feature which can act as a personal chess tutor through a variety of practical techniques.

The Chessmaster 3-D

The Chessmaster 3-D

Sony Playstation - Released - March 10, 1996

Based on the popular computer chess program, The Chessmaster 3-D for the PlayStation allows players to challenge a friend or one of 12 virtual chess opponents. Each computer-controlled opponent is rated according to ability. There are also six unique chess sets (each with animated pieces) from which to choose, including Alphabet, Celestial, Deco, Mechanical, Modern, and Staunton. If you need assistance in deciding which pieces to move in order to secure a checkmate, the ChessMaster is available to lend a helping hand. You can perfect your chess playing skills using various teaching options;...

The Complete Chess System

The Complete Chess System

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1994

The Complete Chess System is a chess game that allows you to play a match against your computer. The game comes with a set of historical games played by pros. With a skill level similar to those of national champions, the game is meant for professional chess players. The game of chess is played in top-down 2D with icons depicting the various pieces, or in 3D from the player's perspective.

The Fidelity: Chessmaster 2100

The Fidelity: Chessmaster 2100

Apple IIGS - Released - 1988

Chessmaster is a chess-playing computer game series which is now owned and developed by Ubisoft. It is the best-selling chess franchise in history, with more than five million units sold as of 2002. The Chessmaster series started with The Chessmaster 2000 by The Software Toolworks. It was published for Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Macintosh, and DOS. The game had a chess engine written by David Kittinger, and the manufacturer rated the game at 2000 Elo USCF; in reality, it plays at approximately 1550-1600 Elo (1750-1800 USCF).The...

The Fidelity: Ultimate Chess Challenge

The Fidelity: Ultimate Chess Challenge

Atari Lynx - Released - 1991

On your own against the Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge - the world's most powerful hand-held chess game - or against a friend, the stunning 3D graphics and advanced technology of this latest game from Telegames has to be played to be believed. The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge uses the most powerful chess playing technology from the laboratories of Fidelity - the premier manufacturers of dedicated chess computers are developers of the world's only USCF certified Master rated (2325) chess program. Switch from 3D to overhead view for the final attack - or use one of the many options...

The Final Chesscard

The Final Chesscard

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

The Final Chesscard from TASC B.V. is a chess computer expansion-cartridge for the Commodore 64. It uses its own 6502 5MHz CPU (and also has its own battery for saving games) that was also used in chess computers from the companies Hegener & Glaser and Fidelity. With a playing ability of about ELO 1600, it is a perfect partner for beginners and advanced club players. Functions for analyzing your own matches are included. Several gameplay modes are available including: Tournament, 5 or 10 min. game, 30 or 60 sec. time for each move, and others (8 modes overall). The game utilizes pull-down...

Master Chess

Master Chess

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

A 2D-Chess game for 1 player and computer. You can save and load games to train your game.

Master Chess

Master Chess

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1987

The ancient game of chess is recreated here, with all the traditional rules and game concepts. The game is in 2D, as the programmers felt this was the most effective use of available memory. Controls involve moving a pointer over the square to move a piece from, pressing space, then moving to the destination square and pressing space again. You can set the amount of time players (human and computer) have to plan moves, although an over-ride option to force a move instantly also exists. You can save and reload games, and at any point can move pieces either from current settings or from scratch,...

Masterchess

Masterchess

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1983

Mikro-Gen version (different from Mastertronic version) [This is a slightly altered version of the Psion/Sinclair Chess] Load the program in the usual way. There are two parts, a BASIC loader and the main part in machine code. Do not turn off your tape recorder until you see the chess board displayed on the screen. The first question you will be asked is Play / Colour / Setup. Answer P, C or S. A reply of C allows you to select the type of piece used in the graphic display, and set up the colours used for the board, pieces and surround. You will be prompted for subsequent...

Masterchess

Masterchess

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1984

A chess game developed by Microgene and published by Amsoft in 1984. Masterchess is a chess program entirely written in Z80 machine code. Ten degrees of difficulty are possible, the highest will anticipate up to ten moves in advance.

Megachess

Megachess

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

Microchess 2.0

Microchess 2.0

Apple II - Released - December 1, 1978

Microchess, a chess-playing program for microcomputers, has been described as the first commercially successful game for home computers, initially programmed in 1976 on MOS Technology's KIM-1. Designed for homebrew kit hobbyists to plug into less than 1k of memory, what the play algorithms lack in grandmaster talent they make up for in speed. Marginally upgraded (the TRS-80 version expanded to 4k: 2k for game logic and 2k for a picture of a chess board) for the burgeoning microcomputer market (why restrict input and output to a hex keyboard and 6 LED digit displays if you don't have to?) it...

Microchess 2.0

Microchess 2.0

Commodore PET - Released - 1978

Microchess, a chess-playing program for microcomputers, has been described as the first commercially successful game for home computers, initially programmed in 1976 on MOS Technology's KIM-1. Designed for homebrew kit hobbyists to plug into less than 1k of memory, what the play algorithms lack in grandmaster talent they make up for in speed. Marginally upgraded (the TRS-80 version expanded to 4k: 2k for game logic and 2k for a picture of a chess board) for the burgeoning microcomputer market (why restrict input and output to a hex keyboard and 6 LED digit displays if you don't have to?) it...

Might & Magic: Chess Royale

Might & Magic: Chess Royale

Windows - Released - January 29, 2020

DISCOVER THE FIRST MASSIVE REAL-TIME 100-PLAYER AUTOBATTLER 100 players clash on a real-time battlefield – can you be the last hero standing? Rediscover classic Units and Heroes from the high-fantasy universe of Might & Magic and create deep strategies in ten-minute rounds! Who will win the Chess Royale? STRATEGY IS KEY TO VICTORY Combine a huge range of Units, Factions and Heroes to claim victory. Create unique Synergies and overcome your opponents in each round! Scout other players and adapt to their own Synergies and Units. Tactical management and your deployment of Units on the battle...

Morita Kazurou no Chess

Morita Kazurou no Chess

Sony Playstation - Released - December 16, 1999

MYCHESS

MS-DOS - Released - November 1, 1984

MYCHESS is one of the oldest chess games ever made. It was developed by David Kittinger (the man behind the famous Chessmaster games) in 1979, although the DOS version was published in 1984. The game offers various configuration options to make adjustments for different hardware and doesn't have mouse support, so the standard chess notations have to be written on the keyboard to move the pieces. In MYCHESS you can only play against the computer and there are 9 levels of difficulty to chose from. Games can't be loaded or saved but you can set up the board at the beginning. The game...

Mychess II

Mychess II

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Novice through championship play plus stunning 3-D graphics. Imagine playing chess with your computer in breathtaking 3-D! Why settle for a flat 2-D display when you can be playing championship chess in beautiful 3-D? Mychess II lets you choose whether you want to play in 2-D, 3-D, color or black and white. But that's just for openers! Mychess II also highlights all potential legal moves. Shows whether a given square is covered by an opponent's piece. Replays entire game at eight different speeds. Allows you to play the computer, another person or let the computer play itself....

Mychess II

Atari 800 - 1984

Mychess II Is an early chess game for multiple platforms, and the sequel to Mychess. Games can be played 2-player or versus the computer. Players must type in their individual move commands, and only legitimate moves are allowed. Players can set up individual chess challenges, replay famous games from history, and can set time limits between moves for tournament play. Gameplay can be displayed in text-only mode, in a traditional 2D view, or in 3D mode.

National Lampoon's Chess Maniac 5 Billion and 1

National Lampoon's Chess Maniac 5 Billion and 1

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

Humorous animated chess game; pieces capture with rude/funny digitized live-action cutscenes. Computer player tries to break your concentration with taunts and distracting animations--will steal a piece if you let it. Victory rewarded with cheesecake/beefcake/mountain-goat cutscene.

Net Versus: Chess

Net Versus: Chess

Sega Dreamcast - Released - May 24, 2001

Net Versus Chess (ネット バーサス チェス) is an online chess game for the Sega Dreamcast.

The New Chessmaster

The New Chessmaster

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - January 1, 1992

Say goodbye to lost pieces and slow opponents. THE NEW CHESSMASTER lets you play in one of 16 different skill levels from Newcomer to Grandmaster. A Teaching mode allows you to examine all possible moves more easily, letting you play out then reverse any scenario. You can pause your game anytime and return later without having to set up the board all over again. Play against the computer or a human adversary in the most inclusive chess package ever. Whether you're looking for a chess companion, a well-suited opponent, or a friendly instructor, THE NEW CHESSMASTER is the perfect solution.

Nice Price Series Vol. 05: Chess & Reversi

Nice Price Series Vol. 05: Chess & Reversi

Sony Playstation - Released - January 24, 2002

Chess & Reversi (Nice Price Series vol.05) is a digital recreation of the board games of the same titles. The game features commentary, advices, rules explanation and a 2 players vs mode. The game features 3 different pieces colours and boards and 2 different backgrounds.

Online Chess Kingdoms

Online Chess Kingdoms

Sony PSP - Released - November 28, 2006

Taking full advantage of the PSP system's wireless connectivity, Online Chess Kingdoms features extensive multiplayer modes including gameplay over the Internet. In addition, the game will offer comprehensive single player modes that will challenge the skills of even the most experienced players. Combining powerful 3D graphics, animated battle sequences and storytelling as well as an intense Speed Chess mode, Online Chess Kingdoms delivers the ultimate interactive chess experience. 3D or 2D Interactive chess for the PSP using an advanced chess A.I. 5 different animated chess sets to choose...

Paul Whitehead Teaches Chess

Paul Whitehead Teaches Chess

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Paul Whitehead was a better chess player than the average high school student. So good, in fact, that before he completed his teenage years he had won a number of chess titles, including the Masters Division of the American Chess Championship. Now, the young chess master has concocted a computer chess tutorial which includes a program that teaches the fine points of the age-old game of chess, as well as a chess program for you to play against. Paul Whitehead Teaches Chess is two programs contained on several disks—a three-disk set for Commodore. The main instructional program provides...

Petchess 4000

Commodore 64 - Released - 1981

A chess game that uses PETASCII symbols and text only to allow the chess logic the largest amount of memory\processing speed to go towards the chess move calculations rather than fancy graphics.

Power Chess

Power Chess

Windows - Released - September 30, 1996

Power Chess is your basic chess game. It includes internet play and a large array of boards and options. It also has a lot of history and lets you watch over 150 famous chess matches like Deep Blue vs. Gary Kasparov. The AI is very good and has many opponents, a Power Chess Queen that gives you advice as you play, and a king thats learns your strategy.

PowerChess

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

PowerChess is a single player shareware chess program that runs in DOS. It is entirely keyboard operated; the arrow keys are used to move a cursor around the board. Once this has been placed over the required piece the Enter key is used to select that piece and the arrow keys move a second cursor to the position to which the piece is to be relocated. The Enter key is then used to complete the move. PowerChess uses standard international chess rules such as en'passant and 50 move drawing rule among others. It allows the player to set up positions and to save games to be played / replayed at...

Psi Chess

Psi Chess

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

Psi Chess is a chess game with both a 2D top-down and an heightened 3D view; the latter featuring two different sets. It allows to play chess for players of different skill levels (occasional players to correspondence), including a "balance" level which automatically matches to the player's response times. All chess rules, including the fifty-move-rule and promoting, are present, as well as a blitz mode for timed moves, position change and a way to solve mates.

Psion Chess

Psion Chess

Apple Mac OS - Released - 1986

Psion Chess is programmed by Richard Lang, a computer chess champion in the 80s and programmer of some of the most advanced dedicated chess computers of the epoque. The Atari ST version of Psion Chess is said to be a mildly modified version of his "Amsterdam program" which won the 1985 world computer chess championships. Gamewise, Psion Chess has both 2D and fixed-perspective 3D views of the board, visible both from the black and white sides, a full range of handicaps, move suggestions, solutions for mate problems up to 10 levels, remi offers and most other options a demanding chess player...

Psion Chess

MS-DOS - Released - 1985

Psion Chess is programmed by Richard Lang, a computer chess champion in the 80s and programmer of some of the most advanced dedicated chess computers of the epoque. The Atari ST version of Psion Chess is said to be a mildly modified version of his "Amsterdam program" which won the 1985 world computer chess championships. Gamewise, Psion Chess has both 2D and fixed-perspective 3D views of the board, visible both from the black and white sides, a full range of handicaps, move suggestions, solutions for mate problems up to 10 levels, remi offers and most other options a demanding chess player...

Pure Chess

Pure Chess

Nintendo 3DS - Released

Pure Chess offers digital chess games on a 3D board with a camera view that can be moved freely. Players can choose from a selection of traditional chess sets including Staunton, Checker and Williams and play with a choice of locations comprising of a museum, a stylish penthouse and a grand library. For players at a beginner's level the game teaches the basics through step-by-step tutorials. Chess skills can then be improved through tournaments with four consecutive games against different opponents of different skills levels. It also contains the official Elo rating system. Against computer...

Pure Chess

Pure Chess

Nintendo Wii U - Released - March 20, 2014

Chess like you're never seen it before! Beautiful HD pieces! 3 Tournaments to test your tactics. Download Pure Chess to experience chess the way it's meant to be played, in stunning high definition. Experience one of the oldest known boardgames on the advanced technology of today. With ultra-realistic FULL HD visuals you can almost reach out and touch the pieces. Pure Chess is a game that can be played by everyone, at any age, but mastered by only a few. The question is... Are you a Grandmaster in the making?

Pure Chess

Pure Chess

Sony Playstation Vita - Released - May 29, 2012

Chess like you're never seen it before! Beautiful 3D Visuals! 3 Tournaments to test your tactics. Download Pure Chess to experience chess the way it's meant to be played, in stunning 3D. Experience one of the oldest known board games on the advanced technology of today. Pure Chess is a game that can be played by everyone, at any age, but mastered by only a few. The question is...Are you a Grandmaster in the making?

Pure Chess

Sony Playstation 3 - Released - April 11, 2012

Pure Chess offers digital chess games on a 3D board with a camera view that can be moved freely. Players can choose from a selection of traditional chess sets including Staunton, Checker and Williams and play with a choice of locations comprising of a museum, a stylish penthouse and a grand library. For players at a beginner's level the game teaches the basics through step-by-step tutorials. Chess skills can then be improved through tournaments with four consecutive games against different opponents of different skills levels. It also contains the official Elo rating system. Against computer...

Pure Chess: Grandmaster Edition

Windows - Released - September 9, 2016

Chess! One of the world’s most popular games, has just got even better! Pure Chess Grandmaster Edition is a stunning celebration of the greatest strategy game of all time. Pure Chess is packed with an amazing level of features and accessible tutorials, so whether you're a budding Grand Master or playing Chess for the first time, you'll find everything you need right here. Pure Chess is the only chess set you’ll ever need! Developed with the aid of a respected chess Grandmaster, the game features a depth of tutorials for players of all ages to learn and improve the game. Pure Chess...

Qi Wang: Chinese Chess

Nintendo Entertainment System - Unlicensed - 1991

Qi Wang: Chinese Chess is a Board game, developed by TXC Corp and published by Micro Genius, which was released in Asia in 1991.

Radical Chess

Windows - Released

RADICAL: VERY DIFFERENT FROM THE USUAL OR TRADITIONAL CHESS: A GAME FOR 2 PLAYERS EACH OF WHOM MOVES 16 PIECES ACCORDING TO FIXED RULES ACROSS A CHECKERBOARD AND TRIES TO CHECKMATE THE OPPONENT'S KING IN THE FALL OF 1984 THE JAPANESE ARCADE GAME MANUFACTURER AFTER KINEMATIC WAS POISED TO MAKE THE LEAP INTO THE HOME VIDEO GAME MARKET WITH A NEW GAME CALLED RADICAL CHESS. THEIR PLAN WAS TO RELEASE IT AS SHAREWARE DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON. AS WAS BECOMING COMMON AT THE TIME, THE GAME ALLOWED PLAYERS LIMITED ACCESS TO THE GAME BEFORE ASKING THEM TO VERIFY THAT THEY HAD PURCHASED THE FULL...

Saikyou Ginsei Chess

Saikyou Ginsei Chess

Sony Playstation - Released - December 24, 2002

Saikyou Ginsei Chess is a digital recreation of the chess board game of the same title with different difficulty levels. Each player begins the game with sixteen pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns, each of these types of pieces moving differently. Pieces are used to attack and capture the opponent's pieces. The object of the game is to checkmate the opponent's king by placing it under threat of capture ("check") which cannot be avoided. In addition to checkmate, the game can be won by the voluntary resignation of one's opponent, which may occur...

Sargon Chess

Sargon Chess

Philips CD-i - August 1, 1991

Sargon Chess is a chess engine inspired by the Mesopotamian king Sargon that allows you to play a game of chess. The game features 16 different difficulty levels. A special Novice level gives you starter tips and allows you to take back moves and changes sides. It is also possible to construct Chess challenges and let "Sargon" solve them. The game can be played with 3 distinct chess sets which are displayed in a quasi-3D perspective.

Sargon II Chess

Sargon II Chess

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1982

The second of the Sargon chess games. 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...

Sargon V: World Class Chess

Sargon V: World Class Chess

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

A chess opponent, tutor and private chess mentor featuring detailed graphics and animation in various 3D and 2D chess boards, a wealth of customizable game features and a large book of opening moves. You can challenge a computer which knows the moves of such famous games as Karpov-Kasparov (1990) or go through Annotated games in which the "Dean of American Chess" George Koltanowski explains the thinking process behind the all-time great moves. Also features Illustrative games which let you guess, then tell you what happened in classic matches. Has a beginner's mode in which it shows you all...

Sargon V: World Class Chess

Fujitsu FM Towns Marty - Released - 1992

Sargon V: World Class Chess

Sargon V: World Class Chess

Apple Mac OS - Released - 1994

A chess opponent, tutor and private chess mentor featuring detailed graphics and animation in various 3D and 2D chess boards, a wealth of customizable game features and a large book of opening moves. You can challenge a computer which knows the moves of such famous games as Karpov-Kasparov (1990) or go through Annotated games in which the "Dean of American Chess" George Koltanowski explains the thinking process behind the all-time great moves. Also features Illustrative games which let you guess, then tell you what happened in classic matches. Has a beginner's mode in which it shows you all...

Sargon V: World Class Chess

Sargon V: World Class Chess

NEC PC-9801 - Released - August 10, 1992

A chess opponent, tutor and private chess mentor featuring detailed graphics and animation in various 3D and 2D chess boards, a wealth of customizable game features and a large book of opening moves. You can challenge a computer which knows the moves of such famous games as Karpov-Kasparov (1990) or go through Annotated games in which the "Dean of American Chess" George Koltanowski explains the thinking process behind the all-time great moves. Also features Illustrative games which let you guess, then tell you what happened in classic matches. Has a beginner's mode in which it shows you all...

SARGON: A Computer Chess Program

SARGON: A Computer Chess Program

Apple II - Released - 1979

The original SARGON was written by Dan and Kathleen 'Kathe' Spracklen in a Z80-based computer called Wavemate Jupiter III using assembly language through TDL Macro Assembler. The name was originally written entirely in capitals because early computer operating systems such as CP/M did not support lowercase file names. SARGON was introduced at the 1978 West Coast Computer Faire where it won the first computer chess tournament held strictly for microcomputers, with a score of 5-0. This success encouraged the authors to seek financial income by selling the program directly to customers....

SARGON: A Computer Chess Program

SARGON: A Computer Chess Program

Tandy TRS-80 - Released - 1978

The original SARGON was written by Dan and Kathleen 'Kathe' Spracklen in a Z80-based computer called Wavemate Jupiter III using assembly language through TDL Macro Assembler. The name was originally written entirely in capitals because early computer operating systems such as CP/M did not support lowercase file names. SARGON was introduced at the 1978 West Coast Computer Faire where it won the first computer chess tournament held strictly for microcomputers, with a score of 5-0. This success encouraged the authors to seek financial income by selling the program directly to customers....

Sega Chess

Sega Chess

Sega Master System - Released - 1991

Patience, cunning and a desire to be the best - the keys to becoming a master of chess. Sega Chess gives even the most seasoned player the game of a lifetime!

ShyChess

ShyChess

Windows - July 2, 2018

After being kidnaped by a mysterious lady, the ShyGirls must go through human size chess boards and avoid being killed by their seemingly motionless inhabitants. ShyChess is a puzzle game where the ShyGirls must cross through chessboards avoiding dangerous zones, marked by the black chess pieces attack patterns. Continue through room to room while discovering a little more about the ShyGirls history, and escape of that place with as many of them as you can. -63 Levels -4 Endings Survive or become another sacrifice for the Black King.

Silver Star Chess

Silver Star Chess

Nintendo Wii - Released - May 18, 2009

Silver Star Chess has two modes: 1-Player and 2-Player. 1-Player mode allows you to play a chess match against the computer opponent. 2-Player mode allows you to play against another person. In 1-Player mode, you can select one of five different computer opponents, as well as turn the background music off, adjust sound effects and access in-game help features. Also, during the match, you can redo your last move, save the game at any point or resign from the game. After the match has ended, you can review each move made during the match. While reviewing the match in this way, you can resume...

Simply Chess

Simply Chess

Windows - Released - September 11, 2015

The classic board game comes with asynchronous online play and 100 levels of AI. If you are a chess enthusiast or someone who just likes to play a game now and again, this is what you've been looking for. This is Simply Chess.

The Software Toolworks' Star Wars Chess

The Software Toolworks' Star Wars Chess

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a great battle of good and evil was fought. Now you can relive the struggles of the courageous characters from the Star Wars saga in one of the world's oldest games, brought to life in brilliant 3-D animation. The Software Toolwork's Star Wars Chess puts you in command of the Rebel Alliance or the evil Galactic Empire! As you craft your strategy at each step, you instruct your forces to go forth and do battle. Then watch as your troops carry out your plan - moving into position and fighting battles for territory. You take command of either the...

The Software Toolworks' Star Wars Chess

The Software Toolworks' Star Wars Chess

Sega CD - Released - May 1, 1994

Star Wars Chess is a chess game where the pieces are characters from the Star Wars universe. When pieces are taken, an animated battle is shown, much like in Battle Chess.

Spectrum Chess II

Spectrum Chess II

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1982

Spectrum Micro Chess

Spectrum Micro Chess

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1983

Spectrum Voice Chess

Spectrum Voice Chess

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1982

Spectrum Voice Chess is a chess game using the Spectrum's sound hardware to say the moves after they have been made. Comments such as 'check', 'well I never' and 'oh well' will also be interjected by the computer player when appropriate. There are seven skill levels, with all but the easiest of these offering a move suggestion feature. The ability to edit the board layout is provided, even during a game. Current positions can be printed or displayed to the screen.

Star Chess

Star Chess

Emerson Arcadia 2001 - Released - May 1, 1982

Star Chess is a game of chess for two players. The rules are based on standard chess rules but the pieces are represented by space ships. There are some additional game mechanics such as the ability to fire missiles, pieces have shields that defend them and pieces can warp into hyperspace when in trouble. After warping the piece will return at a random time and place on the board. There is no option for playing against an AI.

Starter Chess

Starter Chess

Commodore Plus 4 - Released - 1984

Starter Chess is a version of Chess written by Andromeda Software and released in both Australia, and the UK and was also re-released a year later by Armati in Italy under the name Chess.

Super Chess

Super Chess

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1984

Super Fun Chess

Super Fun Chess

Nintendo DS - Released

Do you like chess but you do not have anyone to play with? Super Fun Chess for DS is the solution for you. Extraordinary Artificial Intelligence, capable of numerous levels of skill, from Beginner to Expert. It is one of the five most advanced artificial intelligences for chess games! Quick Game Mode, for immediate games, and Tournament, with the ability to challenge 30 opponents controlled by the console. Extremely easy gameplay thanks to the use of the DS stylus. Multi-player mode based on gameshare.

Taisen Chess

Taisen Chess

Sony PSP - Released - August 31, 2010

Taisen Chess is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by Best Media, which was released in Japan in 2010.

Taiwan Chess Legend

Arcade - 1995

Tele-Chess v1.4

Commodore 64 - Released

Tele-Chess v1.4 is a two player only chess game. It was developed by James Hastings-Trew and Tom Ronroy and published by Telegame Software. The year of release is currently unknown.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day: Chess Wars

Terminator 2: Judgment Day: Chess Wars

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

A chess game based on T2, featuring sounds and characters from the movie as pieces. Captures are animated a la Battle Chess, but the battles take place off the board, in futuristic wastelands and similar stages. The game offers several difficulties and play styles to choose from, along with time control, ratings on the USCF scale over different time-frames and other niceties. Oddly enough, there's no 2D board.

Tsuushin Taikyoku: World Chess

Nintendo Wii - Released - September 30, 2008

"Communication game world chess" can fine-tune the strength of the computer in 10 steps. If you set the strength of the computer higher, you can enjoy playing enough opponent players with confidence in your skills (*). Even those who just started chess, you can aim at improving your skill by challenging the level of the computer according to your progress. (*) I am adopting the "Loop Express" thought engine which was ranked third in the world computer chess championship held in Amsterdam in 2007. If you connect to the Nintendo Wi - Fi connection, you can play against Japan and European...

Turbo Chess

Turbo Chess

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Uchess

Commodore Amiga - Homebrew - 1992

An AGA/ECS Chess board game based on GNU Chess. A powerful version of the program GnuChess version 4 for the Amiga. Plays a very strong game of chess. Code has been rewritten and data structures re-organized for optimal efficiency on 32 bit 68020 and better Amiga systems. Fully multitasking, automatically detects and supports 640X480X256 color AGA mode machines, and does not at any time BUSY wait. Requires a 68020 030/040 based Amiga computer system with AmigaOS 2.04 or later and 4 Meg of ram minimum. Special "L" version optimized for 68040 and requires 10 Meg of ram minimum. Supports a...

Ultra Chess

Ultra Chess

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Ultra Chess is a computer simulation of the popular chess game. The game is very basic, the only choices you can make are the color of your chess pieces and set the maximum duration to think a move over before you have to move a piece.

USCF Chess

USCF Chess

Mattel Intellivision - Released - November 23, 1982

Game features include taking back and redoing moves, rotating the game board 180 degrees, and setting up the chess board for special moves and instances. When playing against the CPU, players can also switch sides with the computer to make a move for the CPU. If the computer takes too long to make a move, the player may force the CPU to immediately make the best move it can think of, or cause the game to make an audible tone and pause before making the move.

Video Chess

Video Chess

Atari 2600 - Released - November 1, 1979

The ancient game of strategy can now be played on your television screen with the release of Atari's Video Chess. The goal is still the same: capture your opponent's king while protecting your own. Video Chess is a one-player game that offers eight different skill levels, including a special children's level that is appropriate for those still learning how to play. Each player begins with sixteen pieces on opposite sides of a checkered game board: eight pawns, two bishops, two knights, two rooks, one queen and one king. One side plays with black, the other with white. Depending on the rank...

Video-Chess

Video-Chess

Hector HRX - Released - 1983

How about a nice game of chess?

Virtual Chess

Virtual Chess

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Virtual Chess is a feature-rich computer chess simulation that especially prides itself on a 3D, rotating chess board and pieces, complete with limited lighting techniques. By default, the game shows you a flat 2D board with a 3D game board next to it. The 3D board can be dragged and rotated to any angle you please. Virtual Chess also features some full motion video in the for of an introduction and some cut scenes.

Virtual Chess

Virtual Chess

Windows 3.X - Released - 1995

Virtual Chess is a feature-rich computer chess simulation that especially prides itself on a 3D, rotating chess board and pieces, complete with limited lighting techniques. By default, the game shows you a flat 2D board with a 3D game board next to it. The 3D board can be dragged and rotated to any angle you please. Virtual Chess also features some full motion video in the for of an introduction and some cut scenes.

Virtual Chess 64

Virtual Chess 64

Nintendo 64 - Released - June 10, 1998

Transform your N64 into a powerful chess adversary. The most awesome chess engine adapts to any skill level. Learning is endless fun yet even superb players face the maximum challenge. Brilliant graphics brings this classic game alive. Become the next chess legend!

Voice Chess Challenger

Arcade - 1979

War Chess

War Chess

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - January 1, 2005

War Chess is a basically a chess game with a unusual presentation. All the set pieces for the game are substituted for the character of the High Fantasy setting. Whites are pictured as joined armies of humans and elves, while blacks are mostly represented by the undead forces. The player has an ability to choose from 11 various location for the match to take place. Those include: Forest, Desert, Ice and Lava, Dragon Cave etc. All the environments and pieces are rendered in full 3D with a fully rotatable camera. For the single playing experience the game provides a difficulty slider to...

War Chess

War Chess

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

War Chess is a Spanish language chess game developed for first generation MSX computers.

Wii Chess

Wii Chess

Nintendo Wii - Released - January 28, 2008

You can now test your Chess skills against the Wii, with the latest Touch Generations title from Wii. Wii chess is considered one of the most powerful chess computers. Wii chess uses loop express, a conversion of the loop chess engine which ranked 3rd in the 2007 World computer chess championship in Amsterdam. To improve your Chess skills Wii chess allows you record, review and replay previous games. So you can hone your chess skills, ready to battle any opponent. Wii chess comes with 10 difficulty levels from beginner to expert, and when you have finished going up against the Wii you can...

Zhan Qi Chinese Battle Chess

Zhan Qi Chinese Battle Chess

Sega Genesis - Unlicensed

Zhan Qi Chinese Battle Chess (戦棊 CHINESE BATTLE CHESS) is an unlicensed strategy game for the Sega Mega Drive.

Zhong Guo Xiang Qi Chinese Chess

Sega Genesis - Unlicensed

Zhong Guo Xiang Qi Chinese Chess (中国象棋 CHINESE CHESS), known more commonly just as Chinese Chess, is an unlicensed Sega Mega Drive game released in Taiwan. It should not be confused with Zhong Guo Xiang Qi by Realtec.

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