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Atari ST Chess Player 2150 (1989)
“ATARI ST Chess Player 2150” Logo taken from Box cover.

“ATARI ST 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 far-and-away the strongest and most versatile chess program yet, with most advanced 3D graphics and the widest range of features available. Chess Player 2150 began its career with an impressive 1st place in the 1989 British Open Computer Chess Championship.

It has a massive 96,000 byte library of opening moves and an incredible ability to learn through its play by the addition of strong moves to its openings library. it thus becomes a tougher and meaner opponent the times you challenge it.

It is incredibly fast, and you can determine the level of play by setting its response time in many different modes to give literally thousands of possible levels. A special range of ‘easy’ levels is provided for beginners.

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

It’s the first and only computer chess program to have achieved candidate master status with an estimated rating well over 2000 ELO points. It offers the unique facility of assessing both your, and its own, chess rating on the international ELO scale.

It 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.

Excerpts taken from “Atari ST Chess Player 2150” User Manual.

FOR ADDITIONAL READING GO TO “AMIGA CHESS PLAYER 2150

Back cover of Atari ST Chess Player 2150 Box & User Manual

Back cover of Atari ST Chess Player 2150 Box & User Manual

Information

Atari ST Chess Player 2150 (1989)

Atari ST Chess Player 2150 (1989)

Instructions

Atari ST Chess Player 2150 (1989) Instructions

3.1/2” Floppy Disk

Atari ST Chess Player 2150 (1989) 3.1/2” Floppy Disk

Box (front)

Atari ST Chess Player 2150 (1989) Box (front)

Winner of British Open Personal Computer Chess Championship 1989!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Oxford Softworks / CP Software

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

8 MHz

512 KB

192 KB

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Mouse

Mouse

Unlimited

96,000 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

2

0

0

2

00.00

1800

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Game Screenshots

Atari ST Chess Player 2150 (1989) Game Screenshot

Atari ST Chess Player 2150 (1989) Chessboard close-up

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