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Commodore 64 Emu Chess 7.5 (1984)

HOW ABOUT A NICE GAME OF CHESS!

CHESS 7.5 from Odesta, written by Larry Atkin was published in 1984. One year after CHESS 7.0. The chess engine is improved and plays a stronger game than CHESS 7.0. CHESS 7.5 also has a great Tutorial and Practice Lessons comprising of 6 Chapters which teach beginners on how to use the pieces as well as Middlegame and Endgame strategy. CHESS 7.5 was an amazing program in it’s day. Even today it is still a fun program to play and plays a good game of chess.

To move the chess pieces in the game or to use the game options you need to use the direction keys on your PC.

You can read about the original CHESS 7.5 here:

Link to Commodore 64  "How About A Nice Game Of Chess!" CHESS 7.5 (1984)

 

The approximate rating for CHESS 7.0 is 1450 - 1550 ELO (1650 - 1750 USCF)

Information

Commodore 64 Emulator Chess 7.5 (1984)

Technical Specifications

Commodore 64  Emulator Chess 7.5 (1984)

Manufacturer

Programmer

Odesta

Larry Atkin

Year:

1984

File Type:

D64

Download:

C64 Chess 7.5

Language:

6502 Assembly

File Size:

171 KB

Media:

C64 Emulator

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6502

8 Bit

1.023 MHz (NTSC)

20 KB

64 KB

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Keyboard

Keyboard

10

7,000

Yes

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:

Level 5

Tournament Level:

Level 8

Infinite Level:9

N/A

Game Information

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

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

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

88

49

11

28

61.93

1489

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Chess 7.5 - Chess Board (Your Move)

Chess 7.5 - Chess Board (Computer Move)

Commodore 64  Emulator Chess 7.5 (1984)

Commodore 64  Emulator Chess 7.5 (1984)

Chess 7.5 - Lesson Chapter 1 - Rook Play

Chess 7.5 - Lesson Chapter 6 - K+P vs. K

Commodore 64  Emulator Chess 7.5 (1984)

Commodore 64  Emulator Chess 7.5 (1984)

The Spacious-Mind Active game results (shown above) are from games played with a Commodore 64 or 128. Playing CHESS 7.5 with an Emulator should play exactly the same as using a Commodore 64 or 128.

Chess Game Examples

The game example below originates from the C64 Open Championship and was played with a real Commodore 64/128 and original Sargon 2 software, however the Emulator Software should play exactly as the original game.

 
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