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Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150 (1989)
“Amiga Chess Player 2150” Logo taken from Box cover.

“Amiga Chess Player 2150” Logo taken from Box cover.

“Oxford Softworks” Software Publisher logo taken from Box cover.

“Oxford Softworks” Software Publisher logo taken from Box cover.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 is well-and-away the strongest and most versatile chess program yet, with the most advanced 3D graphics and the widest range of features available, many of which have never been implemented before on a home computer.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 has started it’s career with an impressive 1st place in the 1989 British Open Personal Computer Chess Championship.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 has a massive 93,000 byte library of opening moves and has an incredible option to learn through its play by the addition of strong moves to its opening library. It thus becomes a tougher and meaner opponent the games you challenge it.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 is incredibly fast, and you can determine the level of play by setting its response time in many different modes to giver literally thousands of possible levels. A special range of ‘easy’ levels is provided for beginners from ‘orangutan’ upwards. CHESS PLAYER 2150 has the weakest low and the strongest high levels available.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 will even predict your next move and the use your move time to consider its response.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 is the first and only personal computer chess program to have achieved candidate master status with an estimated rating of well over 2000 ELO points.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 has been tested against a wide range of other chess programs and shown itself able to beat them all.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 offers the unique facility of assessing both your and its own chess rating on the international ELO scale.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 has a full display of its thought processes giving you an exclusive insight into its search mechanism.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 perfectly understands all the laws of chess, including underpromotion, draw by repetition and draw by the fifty move rule. It can also achieve all the standard mates, in particular those occurring with minor pieces in the endgame and is well able to handle difficult pawn promotions.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 uses stunning, easily useable and recognizable 2D and 3D graphics as well as some outstandingly unusual 3D piece sets.

CHESS PLAYER 2150 has all the features (and more) expected by the serious chess player. With simple mouse controlled move input and stunning graphics. CHESS PLAYER 2150 is the ideal partner for beginner and expert alike.

Excerpts taken from “Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150” User Manual.

FOR ADDITIONAL READING GO TO “ATARI ST CHESS PLAYER 2150

Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

“Results against Chessmaster 2000” Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150 “Results against Colossus Chess X” Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

“Results against Chessmaster 2000” Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

“Results against Chessmaster 2100 running on a PC” Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

“Results against Chessmaster 2100 running on a PC” Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

“Results against Colossus Chess X” Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

“Results against Psion Chess running on an Atari ST” Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

“Results against Psion Chess running on an Atari ST” Taken from the Information Menu of Chess Player 2150

“A look at how the ELO World Rating looked in 1989 from the viewpoint of the Publishers of Chess Player 2150” Taken from the Amiga Chess Player 2150 User Manual

“A look at how the ELO World Rating looked in 1989 from the viewpoint of the Publishers of Chess Player 2150” Taken from the Amiga Chess Player 2150 User Manual

Information

Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150 (1989)

Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150 (1989)

Box (back)

Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150 (1989) Box (back)

3.1/2” Floppy Disk

Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150 (1989) 3.1/2” Floppy Disk

Box (front)

Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150 (1989) Box (front)

Winner of British Open Personal Computer Chess Championship 1989!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Oxford Softworks

Chris Whittington

Year:

1989

Manufacturer ELO

2150 USCF

Original Price:

?

Language:

?

Code/Data Size:

?

Media:

3.1/2 Disk

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

MOTOROLA MC68000

16 Bit

7.15909 MHz (NTSC)

KICKSTART 1.3 - 256 KB

512 KB + 512 KB EXP.

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Mouse

Mouse

Unlimited

93,000 Bytes

Complete Game

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game / Ponder

Hint/ Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Yes

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

30 Sec

Tournament Level:

3 Mins

Infinite Level:

Infinite

Game Information

The Spacious Mind

Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

3

0

0

3

00.00

1800

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Game Screenshots

Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150 (1989)

Commodore Amiga Chess Player 2150 (1989)

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