Sargon series

Group Description

Dan and Kathe Spracklen's early (1978) chess simulations for home microcomputers, initially published through Hayden Software, yielding a chess legacy lasting through six installments and dedicated units by Applied Concepts.

Trivia
SARGON, the first installment of the series, won the first tournament for microcomputers, held in San Jose California, in 1978. David Levy collected his 10 year bet by defeating CHESS 4.7 in Toronto Ontario. One of the games was a draw. This was the first time a computer drew an international master.

Information also contributed by Xantheous

Selected Covers

Sargon III DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Sargon III
Sargon 4 DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Sargon 4
Sargon II Apple II Front Cover
Front cover for Sargon II

Selected Screenshots

Game options
Screenshot from Sargon
Starting screen
Screenshot from Sargon III
Title screen
Screenshot from Sargon 4
Title screen
Screenshot from Sargon II