Colossus Chess IV (Apple II, 5 1/4" Disk) Firebird - 1986 USA, Canada Release

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Colossus Chess IV
Packaging cover Colossus Chess IV.
Product ID 88777-46318
Product UPC 088777463181
Platform(s) Apple II
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1986
Publisher(s) Firebird
Category(s) Entertainment, Traditional, Chess
Country of Origin United Kingdom

Description from the packaging.

Closes the door on all the others.

Colossus is the most complete chess program available for the Apple 2 series. Written using the very latest techniques by a computer chess programmer of eight years experience. It has the widest range of true features available, including some never before implemented on any home computer chess program.

Colossus has a perfect understanding of all the rules of chess, including under-promotions, the fifty move rule and all draws by repetition. It can handle standard mates; including the very difficult King, Bishop and Knight versus King.

Colossus also offers the choice between the usual two dimensional flat board display and the new three dimensional real life board which allied to optional joystick control makes it clear and easy to use. It comes with a comprehensive instruction manual and is easily the best chess program for casual and serious players alike.

System Requirements

Apple II
Required RAM 48K

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Colossus Chess IV. Retail Box back Colossus Chess IV.



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