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Commodore 64/128 Cyrus II (1986)
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CYRUS II - THE Grand Master

“CYRUS II probably plays the strongest game available from an 8 bit micro”

M. J. Mahoney, Managing Director

Alligata Software Ltd.  7.11.86

Playing is believing as far as the ultimate sensation for the Commodore 64/128 is concerned.

The main features of this outstanding version will provide an absorbing challenge to all enthusiasts.

      • Simple piece movement
      • 1900 Standard book openings
      • Joystick compatible
      • Set pieces
      • Variable level performance
      • Problem solving

      plus many, many more unique features.......

From beginner through to tournament playing expert Cyrus II is the only chess program that should interest you.

Excerpts taken from “CYRUS II” Box cover (back)

Picture taken from “CYRUS II” Box cover (front)

Picture taken from “CYRUS II” Box cover (front)

Information

Commodore 64/128 Cyrus II (1986)

Commodore 64/128 Cyrus II (1986)

Box (front)

Commodore 64/128 Cyrus II (1986) Box (front)

Game Cassette

Commodore 64/128 Cyrus II (1986) Game Cassette

Box (back)

Commodore 64/128 Cyrus II (1986) Box (back)

Playing is believing!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Aligata Software

Richard Lang

Year:

1986

Manufacturer ELO

? ELO

Original Price:

?

Language:

6502 Assembly

Code/Data Size:

-

Media:

Cassette Tape

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6510

8 Bit

1.023 MHz (NTSC)

20 KB

64 KB

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Key/Joystick

Key/Joystick

9 Levels

1900 Book Openings

Complete Game

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game / Ponder

Hint/ Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Yes

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

5

Tournament Level:

6 (3 minutes)

Infinite Level:

9 (1 Hour)

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

88

56

11

21

69.88

1525

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Game Screenshots

Commodore 64/128 Cyrus II (1986) Chess Board

Commodore 64/128 Cyrus II (1986) Move List and Options Screen

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