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Chessmaster 3000 provides a strong chess opponent with 168 openings and different types of playfields (2D, 3D, and War Room). The game can suggest moves and determine the player's rating. It also contains 151 replications of classic real-world matches, and a Mentor feature which can act as a personal chess tutor through a variety of practical techniques.


The Chessmaster 3000 DOS Board controls.
The Chessmaster 3000 Macintosh Try to draw out the queen
The Chessmaster 3000 DOS Modern chess set - 2D.
The Chessmaster 3000 DOS Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "国际象棋大师3000" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "Guoji Xiangqi Dashi 3000" -- Simplified Chinese title

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User Reviews

A well-rounded chess game suitable for everyone. DOS Trixter (9115)

Critic Reviews

Play Time DOS Apr, 1992 92 out of 100 92
The Retro Spirit DOS Dec 05, 2013 5 out of 6 83
The Retro Spirit Windows 3.x Dec 05, 2013 5 out of 6 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Windows 3.x Jul, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows 3.x Aug, 1993 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Macintosh Sep, 1994 9 out of 12 75
High Score Macintosh Aug, 1995 3 out of 5 60
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Aug, 1992 Unscored Unscored


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Contributed to by Lance Bohy (79), Trixter (9115) and xcom1602 (944)