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Colossus Chess 4

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ZX Spectrum
Amstrad PCW
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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 ZX Spectrum Mostly pawns moved so far
Colossus Chess 4 ZX Spectrum Game start
Colossus Chess 4 MSX Timers

Alternate Titles

  • "Colossus 4.0" -- In-game title

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The Press Says

Computer Gamer BBC Micro Feb, 1987 80 out of 100 80
Computer Gamer ZX Spectrum Sep, 1986 14 out of 20 70


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  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Strategy

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