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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 Windows 3.x There are several layouts available.
The Chessmaster 3000 DOS Fantasy chess set - 3D.
The Chessmaster 3000 DOS Title screen
The Chessmaster 3000 DOS One of the included chess tutors.

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Alternate Titles

  • "国际象棋大师3000" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Guoji Xiangqi Dashi 3000" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

A well-rounded chess game suitable for everyone. DOS Trixter (9122)

Critic Reviews

Top Secret Windows 3.x May, 1993 5 out of 5 100
Play Time DOS Apr, 1992 92 out of 100 92
The DOS Spirit DOS Dec 05, 2013 5 out of 6 83
The DOS Spirit Windows 3.x Dec 05, 2013 5 out of 6 83
Power Play DOS Mar, 1992 81 out of 100 81
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Windows 3.x Jul, 1993 4 out of 5 80
PC Joker DOS Feb, 1992 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows 3.x Aug, 1993 77 out of 100 77
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


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Contributed to by Lance Bohy (79), Trixter (9122) and xcom1602 (944)