||(Win98/Me/XP) (UK DVD Case) (CM9000UKPR)
Game / Chess
2 CD ROM Set
from Discovery Schools
The World's Best Chess Program for Both Beginners
Discover the fun of mastering the game of chess in
the latest edition of the best-selling chess brand available. Chessmaster 9000
is not only the most fun you'll have playing chess, it's also the most
comprehensive chess program available and the only one that will improve your
level of play. Learn how to master your opponent, how to find the best moves,
and how to shut out distractions. Improve your play immediately with the new
Blunder Alert feature. Test your skills with the new Endgame Quiz from US Chess
Champion and Grand Master, Larry Evans. Chessmaster 9000 will be your teacher,
mentor, and ultimate opponent.
Chessmaster: The Teacher
Chessmaster introduce you to the rules and strategies of the game.
Chessmaster will coach you through opening and winning strategies.
Improve your game with the New Blunder Alert
Chessmaster: The Trainer
your game by learning from International Chess Master Josh Waitzkin.
`Match the Masters', with noted chess teacher Bruce Pandolfini.
Mentor Lines window for choosing the depth of advice.
over 800 classic and Grandmaster games.
Chessmaster: The Opponent
At its top level, Chessmaster is the most powerful
chess opponent you can buy.
opponents for all levels of play, even kids and beginners.
What's New in 9000
- Psychology of Competition Chess Course
- Blindfold Chess
- Random Opponent feature
- 60 New Chess sets and boards
The Psychology of
Competition Chess Course taught by International Master Josh Waitzkin. In this
detailed course you will learn the following:
- How to master the opponent sitting across from you.
- How to focus, shut out distractions, and find the best moves.
- How to apply strategy from real-life chess games, many from Josh's own
Windows 98/ME/XP:Pentium II 450 or AMD K6-3 500
64 MB RAM for 98 & ME (128 Recommended) 128 MB RAM for XP (256 Recommended)
DirectX 8.1 (included on disc) Video Card (DirectX 8.1 compatible) 300 MB Hard
Drive Space 3D Video Card optional 56K modem for Internet play
"Chess, the game of war between two "armies", is an age-old strategy game
that remains popular and venerable today. Chessmaster 9000 is a feature-rich
chess program that boasts a wide range of chess sets, a wealth of options,
narrated tutorials, a Kids' Room, and more. This program is very complete, no
matter an individual user's level of skill.
"What is particularly outstanding about this product is its range of
addressed skill levels. Beginners, children, and advanced chess players can all
enjoy the game. A new Blunder Alert feature, endgame quiz, as well as a number
of topnotch features like random chess drills and live game tips during
gameplay, set this title apart."
"This comprehensive chess program not only teaches the basics of the game,
it provides tools for players to improve, practice, and refine their skills.
This is a feature-packed program that is appropriate for any level of skill,
from beginner to advanced, and its self-contained Kids' Room section is well
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