DescriptionThe 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 "living world" of the Chessmaster Championships, where the AI's rating changes, too, as they play each other. The last one is more spectacular - a fantasy-themed - orcs vs. humans - game mode with animated chess sets and a 3D environment. You get to play chess in a forest, inside a castle and in the desert.
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- "国际象棋大师" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Guoji Xiangqi Dashi" -- Chinese title
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The Press Says
|Worth Playing||Jul 11, 2003||9 out of 10||90|
|Game Chronicles||Jul 29, 2003||8.8 out of 10||88|
|Consoles Plus||Apr, 2003||85 out of 100||85|
|IGN||Jun 03, 2003||8.5 out of 10||85|
|PGNx Media||Jun 08, 2003||7.7 out of 10||77|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jun 05, 2003||15 out of 20||75|
|Netjak||Nov 14, 2003||7.4 out of 10||74|
|GameSpot||Jun 05, 2003||7.3 out of 10||73|
|GameSpy||Jul 07, 2003||62 out of 100||62|
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