Master Chess (Amstrad CPC)

Master Chess Amstrad CPC Do you want white or black?


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The ancient game of chess is recreated here, with all the traditional rules and game concepts. The game is in 2D, as the programmers felt this was the most effective use of available memory. Controls involve moving a pointer over the square to move a piece from, pressing space, then moving to the destination square and pressing space again. You can set the amount of time players (human and computer) have to plan moves, although an over-ride option to force a move instantly also exists. You can save and reload games, and at any point can move pieces either from current settings or from scratch, to completely customise the game or play out classic positions.


Master Chess Amstrad CPC Black has moved a knight from B8 to A6.
Master Chess Amstrad CPC How many seconds per move?
Master Chess Amstrad CPC I've selected the pawn at B2...
Master Chess Amstrad CPC Do you want white or black?

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  • "Masterchess" -- Media title

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According to the magazine Retro Gamer (issue #1), the game was Mastertronic's #22 best selling game (167.601 copies).
Martin Smith (66801) added Master Chess (Amstrad CPC) on Jan 19, 2006
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