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Chess

A reasonable, but not brilliant, implementation of Chess. Displays are colourful but the AI of the computer, and the time it takes to make a move, may prove fatal to most would-be human opponents.

Publishers: J. Morrison Micros, Melbourne House, Radio Shack, Unknown, Acornsoft, Database, Superior, Anco, Artic Computing, Bug Byte, IJK, Micro Power, Sinclair Research, Tansoft, Computer Concepts, Continental, M. Foreman, Visiogame, Gumboot Software, Boldfield Computing Limited, Armati, Soft & Easy, Agetec
Genre: Game: Board

Tagged With: dragon, bbc b, electron, amstrad 464, c16, c64, vic 20, oric 1 16k, spectrum 48k, zx81, spectrum 16k, oric 1 48k, colour genie, jupiter ace, atmos, spectrum 128k, atom, dragon 64, exidy sorcerer, memotech mtx 500, coco 1, memotech 512, spectrum +2, spectrum +3, ps1 (eu), ps1 (usa), amstrad 664, ps1 (japan)

Available For: Acorn Atom, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC464, BBC B/B+/Master 128, BBC Model B, Colour Genie, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Vic 20 (Requires 16K Expansion), Dragon 32, Exidy Sorcerer, Jupiter Ace, Memotech & Oric 16K, Oric 48K/Atmos, PlayStation, Sinclair ZX81, Spectrum 16K, Spectrum 48K, Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3, Tandy Color Computer

Acorn Atom 
 

First Released: 1st Jan 1981

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Bug Byte, Cassette)


Acorn Electron 
 

First Released: 1st Jan 1984

Author(s): Arthur Norman & Nick Pelling

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Acornsoft, Cassette)


Acorn Electron 
 

First Released: 1st Jul 1984

Author(s): Richard Hanson

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Micro Power, Cassette), Pres Games Disc 3 (ACP/Pres, 3.5" Disc), Micro Power Magic (Micro Power, Cassette)


Acorn Electron 
 

First Released: 10th Jan 1983

Author(s): Richard Hanson

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Superior, Cassette)


Amstrad CPC464 
 

First Released: 30th Nov -0001

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Unknown, 3" Disc)


BBC B/B+/Master 128 
 

First Released: 1st Oct 1983

Language(s): English

Items: The Micro User 1.08 (Database, Cassette), The Micro User 1.08 (Database, 5.25" Disc)


BBC Model B 
 

First Released: 21st Nov 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Acornsoft, Cassette)


BBC Model B 
 

First Released: 1st Apr 1983

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Bug Byte, Cassette), Chess (Bug Byte, Cassette)


BBC Model B 
 

First Released: 8th Sep 1984

Author(s): D. Thompson

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Computer Concepts, Cassette), Chess (Computer Concepts, Cassette), Chess (Computer Concepts, Cassette)



BBC Model B 
 

First Released: 10th Jan 1983

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Superior, Cassette)


Colour Genie 
 

First Released: 1st Sep 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Gumboot Software, Cassette)


Commodore 16 
 

First Released: 28th May 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Visiogame, Cassette)


Commodore 16 
 

First Released: 27th Oct 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Armati, Cassette)


Commodore 64 
 

First Released: 27th Nov 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Superior, Cassette)


Commodore Vic 20 
 

First Released: 25th Nov 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Bug Byte, Cassette)


Dragon 32 
 

First Released: 1st Jan 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (J. Morrison Micros, Cassette)


Exidy Sorcerer 
 

First Released: 29th Jan 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Unknown, Cassette)


Jupiter Ace 
 

First Released: 1st Jan 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Boldfield Computing Limited, Cassette)


Memotech 
 

First Released: 22nd Mar 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Continental, Cassette)


Oric 16K 
 

First Released: 20th Sep 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Tansoft, Cassette)


Oric 48K/Atmos 
 

First Released: 23rd Oct 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (IJK, Cassette)


PlayStation 
 

First Released: 2nd Dec 2001

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Agetec, Cd)


Sinclair ZX81 
 

First Released: 8th Mar 1983

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Artic Computing, Cassette)


Sinclair ZX81 
 

First Released: 1st Jan 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess Plus Chess Clock (Sinclair Research, Cassette)


Spectrum 16K 
 

First Released: 18th Dec 1983

Author(s): Clifford Ramshaw & Beam Software

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Melbourne House, Cassette), Over the Spectrum Cassette 1 (Melbourne House, Cassette)


Spectrum 16K 
 

First Released: 8th Mar 1983

Author(s): Clifford Ramshaw & Beam Software

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (M. Foreman, Cassette)



Spectrum 48K 
 

First Released: 13th Jan 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Soft & Easy, Cassette)


Spectrum 48K 
 

First Released: 21st Jul 1983

Author(s): Clifford Ramshaw

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (2.99 Classics, Cassette), Chess (Sinclair Research, 3" Disc)


Spectrum 48K/128K/+2/+3 
 

First Released: 1st Jan 1983

Language(s): English

Items: Chess + Connect 4 (Anco, Cassette)


Tandy Color Computer 
 

First Released: 27th Mar 1984

Language(s): English

Items: Chess (Radio Shack, ROM Cart)