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Star Wars Chess is a chess game where the pieces are characters from the Star Wars universe. When pieces are taken, an animated battle is shown, much like in Battle Chess.


The Software Toolworks' Star Wars Chess SEGA CD AT-AT (rook) obliterates R2-D2 (pawn)
The Software Toolworks' Star Wars Chess DOS Leia takes on a Tusken Raider
The Software Toolworks' Star Wars Chess DOS The Emperor shocks Chewbacca
The Software Toolworks' Star Wars Chess DOS Chewie takes on Darth Vader

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Alternate Titles

  • "Star Wars Chess" -- Common title

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User Reviews

Star Wars themed Battle Chess game DOS Terrence Bosky (5463)
Battle Chess Light with Star Wars characters Windows 3.x vulture (17)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) SEGA CD Nov, 1994 4 out of 5 80
MikroBitti Windows 3.x Jun, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Mean Machines SEGA CD Sep, 1994 66 out of 100 66 SEGA CD Nov 18, 2010 5 out of 10 50
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SEGA CD Nov, 1994 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic SEGA CD May 18, 2005 C- 42
PC Joker DOS Dec, 1993 36 out of 100 36
Play Time SEGA CD Jan, 1995 35 out of 100 35
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1993 22 out of 100 22
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Mar, 1994 Unscored Unscored


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  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #49 Worst Game of All Time
  • VideoGames
    • March 1995 - One of the Worst Ten Games of 1994 (SEGA CD version)

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  • Star Wars Chess (Description of the Sega Version of Star Wars chess. The elements are true of the PC version as well.)
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