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Colossus Chess 4

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Amstrad PCW
Atari 8-bit
ZX Spectrum
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Colossus Chess 4 is a computer chess game. The game is customizable and you can monitor all your previous moves. It is even possible to see the computer thinking ahead and predicting your moves. The computer is hard to beat, and would win matches against other computer chess programs of the day. It can achieve the king-bishop-knight mate, which is the most difficult checkmate manuver possible in Chess.


Colossus Chess 4 Apple II The board
Colossus Chess 4 Amstrad CPC The computer made its move
Colossus Chess 4 Atari 8-bit I made my move
Colossus Chess 4 Commodore 64 Title splash

Alternate Titles

  • "Colossus 4.0" -- In-game title

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Computer Gamer ZX Spectrum Sep, 1986 14 out of 20 70


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