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The Chessmaster 2000 (Commodore 64)

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Description

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.

Screenshots

The Chessmaster 2000 Commodore 64 Computer (black) looking to swap Queens
The Chessmaster 2000 Commodore 64 Opening moves
The Chessmaster 2000 Commodore 64 Main menu
The Chessmaster 2000 Commodore 64 Move history last 10 shown on menu

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The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Oct, 1987 70 out of 100 70

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Trivia

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 1988 (Issue #45) – Introduced into the Hall of Fame
    • November 1996 (15h anniversary issue) - #46 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list

Terok Nor (18397) added The Chessmaster 2000 (Commodore 64) on Dec 23, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Brian Hirt (10014), Kohler 86 (7252), Martin Smith (63154), Terok Nor (18397) and Multimedia Mike (17464)