Chessmaster 3000 Multimedia (PC, CD-ROM) Software Toolworks - 1992 USA, Canada Release

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Chessmaster 3000 Multimedia
Packaging cover Chessmaster 3000 Multimedia.
Product ID 24294-10916
Product UPC 024294109164
Product ISBN 0-7911-0916-x
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Retail Box
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1992
Publisher(s) Software Toolworks
Category(s) Entertainment, Traditional, Chess
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The finest chess program in the world.
Features four hours of spoken commentary by former World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov.

Challenge the world's finest chess program in the state-of-the-art world of multimedia.

Here is the Chessmaster 3000. The most feature-packed chess program ever created for CD-ROM. The Chessmaster is a resourceful teacher and relentless foe... and now... so much more! Because now the program's multimedia-enhanced technology includes actual audio commentary from one of the world's greatest masters, Anatoly Karpov.

Unleash the power of multimedia.

  • Use 3-D modeling to place the board in any orientation.
  • With your own microphone, voice-annotate your own games.
  • Listen to classic games narrated by The Chessmaster.
  • Access a library of 1,700 historical games played by Anatoly Karpov and Kasparov, and ask The Chessmaster for advice on any one of them.
  • Spend hours listening to Anatoly Karpov as he describes his favorite games.
  • Hear expert advice in the voice of The Chessmaster.
  • Learn the rules of chess through audio/animated tutorials.
  • Discover five different move notations.
  • See photo-realistic boards and pieces in 256-color graphics.
  • Get audio help.

Learn from the Chessmaster.

  • Interactive Tutorial: An animated monitor and guide to real improvement.
  • Conversational English Analysis: The first of its kind. Clear, concise analysis and advice.
  • Teaching Display: Graphic illustrations of board coverage, legal moves and pieces threatened by capture.

Unlock the mind of The Chessmaster.

  • Multiple Personalities: Choose from an array of unique computer opponents and styles. Challenge champions of the past or create your own nemesis.
  • Time Controls: Unlimited levels of play. Set separate time controls for white and black. Fixed depth, equal time or infinite time.
  • Tournament Play: Set up a round-robin for up to 10 players. Any combination of human and computer opponents.
  • Chess Ranking: The Chessmaster can tell you how you rate against the best.
  • Chess Notation: Choose from coordinate, algebraic, long algebraic, English descriptive and international correspondence.
  • Solve For Mate: Multiple solutions to complex chess problems.

The Chessmaster as Resource and Referee.

  • Classic Games: Replay and analyze 150 of history's greatest games, from the 19th century to today.
  • Import/Export: Interface with a variety of chess database programs and information services.
  • Printer Support: Print games, boards, certificates of achievement. Text and graphic mode printers and laser printers.

Unmistakably Chessmaster 3000.

  • Multiple Perspectives: 3-D, 2-D and War Room displays. Rotate board. Analog or digital chess clocks. Blindfolded play capability.
  • Multiple Chess Sets: Choose from Staunton, Fantasy, Alphabet and others. Design your own custom sets.
  • Annotation Notepad: Add comments and notes to key moves.
  • The War Room allows you to view past moves, captured pieces, and more.
  • The Chessmaster 3000 offers superior graphics with the choice of multiple playing sets and boards.
  • Take advantage of Microsoft Windows and run multiple applications at once while playing The Chessmaster 3000 Multimedia.
  • Now easier for the novice and more challenging for the expert.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.0
Required CPU 386
Required RAM 4MB
Recommend Mouse Yes
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA 256 Color
Misc Support Microphone

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Chessmaster 3000 Multimedia. Retail Box back Chessmaster 3000 Multimedia.



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