Chessmaster 4000 Turbo (PC, CD-ROM) Software Toolworks - 1994 USA, Canada Release

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Chessmaster 4000 Turbo
Packaging cover Chessmaster 4000 Turbo.
Product ID 24294-11408
Product UPC 024294114083
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1994
Publisher(s) Software Toolworks
Category(s) Entertainment, Traditional, Chess
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Now, world class chess from The Software Toolworks!

The all-new Chessmaster 4000 Turbo for multimedia PCs incorporates a supercharged 32-bit chess engine, easy to visualize chess boards, dazzling graphics, and spoken advice from The Chessmaster- raising computerized chess to a new level of excellence!

A Powerful Opponent.
Play one-to-one with The Chessmaster. The renowned King 2.0 engine powers the program, challenging novice through senior master.

Set the strength and personality. Choose from unique computer opponents for all levels of play, from newcomers to past grand masters, or create your own. The Chessmaster 4000 allows you to fine tune and customize your opponent's play for qualities like control of center, contempt for draw, and mobility.

Learn from The Chessmaster.
Using sound and animation, The Chessmaster helps you develop your game. Start with Chess Rules and Yasser Seirawan's interactive tutorial, then try advanced positional analysis presented in conversational English.

Clear, concise spoken English advice on positions by The Chessmaster.

Library of Great Games.
Replay classic games from a library of 500 historical masterpieces.

Extensive library of Karpov and Kasparov games- and commentary by Anatoly Karpov on his favorite games.

Multimedia Presentation.
Powerful graphics. Set up the chess board as you like it. Choice of sets, boards, and perspectives, including 3-D.

Sound effects, MIDI music, more commentaries, more tutorials and a dozen stunning, colorful chess sets.

Advanced Features.
Opening moves library. Choose from a massive selection of extensively annotated opening positions and the opening book editor.

Chess annotator. The annotator feature automatically generates expert annotation on a previously played game. The Chessmaster analyzed good and doubtful moves in conversational English.

Time controls. Unlimited levels of play. Separate time controls for white and black. Varying levels of analysis.

Tournament play. Set up a round robin for up to ten players. Any combination of human and computer opponents.

Chess ranking. The Chessmaster can estimate your chess ranking.

Solve for mate. Multiple solutions to complex chess problems.

Modem support. Invite someone to a game, across the hall or across the continent (multiple copies required).

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386-33
Required RAM 4MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed MPC
Recommend RAM 8MB
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Supported Network Modem 2 Player (2,400 bps or faster)

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Retail Box cover Chessmaster 4000 Turbo. Retail Box back Chessmaster 4000 Turbo.

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