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Commodore Amiga Sargon III (1987)
“Amiga Sargon III” Logo taken from User Manual.

“Amiga Sargon III” Logo taken from User Manual.

“Hayden Software & written by Dan and Kathe Spracklen” logo taken from Box cover.

“Hayden Software & written by Dan and Kathe Spracklen” logo taken from Box cover.

Introducing SARGON III -- The world’s finest microcomputer chess program. Internationally recognized as the ultimate chess software for players of all skills and interests.

“SARGON III Chessboard Picture taken from Box (back)

“SARGON III Chessboard Picture taken from Box (back)

FROM NOVICE TO MASTER, SARGON III PLAYS YOUR GAME

    • Choose from 9 different levels of play, from beginner to master.
    • Select Easy Mode to handicap SARGON’S play within levels.
    • Plays a strong game, and plays fast.
    • Has an opening library of over 68,000 moves.
    • Contains the most sophisticated algorithm in chess software. . . SARGON III has beaten a chess master rated over 2200.
    • Winner of the PC World Magazine microcomputer chess tournament.

THE ULTIMATE PROGRAM FOR LEARNING CHESS

SARGON III has the most complete, easy-to-understand documentation. It includes a section on the fundamentals of chess by the U.S. Chess Federation.

And with SARGON III you can. . .

    • Take back moves.
    • Set up your own board for customized learning.
    • Change sides with SARGON III
    • Replay a game.
    • Ask SARGON III to suggest a move for you.
    • Review and analyze any of the 107 great games of history provided on disk.
    • Sharpen your tactical skills by calling up and studying one of 45 classic chess problems.

Excerpts taken from “Commodore Amiga Sargon III” Box (back).

Wooden Chess Knight & Bishop picture taken from the front of “SARGON III” User Manual

Wooden Chess Knight & Bishop picture taken from the front of “SARGON III” User Manual

Information

Commodore Amiga Sargon III (1987)

Commodore Amiga Sargon III (1987)

Box (front)

Commodore Amiga Sargon III (1987) Box (front)

3.1/2” Floppy Disk

Commodore Amiga Sargon III (1987) 3.1/2” Floppy Disk

User Manual

Commodore Amiga Sargon III (1987) User Manual

The computer chess classic!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Hayden Software

Dan & Kathe Spracklen

Year:

1987

Manufacturer ELO

2200 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

9

> 68,000 Positions

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:

3

Tournament Level:

6

Infinite Level:

9

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

2

0

1

1

25.00

1800

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Game Screenshots

Commodore Amiga Sargon III (1987)  Game Screenshot

Commodore Amiga Sargon III (1987) Move list close up

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