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MYCHESS is one of the oldest chess games ever made. It was developed by David Kittinger (the man behind the famous Chessmaster games) in 1979, although the DOS version was published in 1984.

The game offers various configuration options to make adjustments for different hardware and doesn't have mouse support, so the standard chess notations have to be written on the keyboard to move the pieces.

In MYCHESS you can only play against the computer and there are 9 levels of difficulty to chose from. Games can't be loaded or saved but you can set up the board at the beginning.

The game also allows you to record the moves on the printer and provides time controls for timed games.


Mychess DOS Title screen.
Mychess DOS Ready to play.
Mychess DOS After some moves.
Mychess DOS Options.

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A great chess game, that passes the test of time. DOS Nélio (2074)

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MYCHESS (non DOS version) has participated in 3 North American Computer-Chess Championships. Here are some numbers:

10th North American CC Championship, Oct. 1979, Detroit USA:

1st place: Chess 4.9

4th place: MYCHESS

11th North American CC Championship, Oct. 1980, Nashville USA:

1st place: Belle

6th place: MYCHESS

12th North American CC Championship, Nov. 1981, Los Angeles USA:

1st place: Belle

10th place: MYCHESS
Contributed to by Kabushi (237908) and Nélio (2074)