UbiSoft Chessmaster 9000


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Required Operating System: Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows ME, Microsoft Windows XP

ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)

Media Format: CD-ROM


Product Title: UbiSoft Chessmaster 9000

Manufacturer: UbiSoft

Lowest Price: $49.99 from Amazon.com Marketplace

Power Score: 4.4 | 11 Reviews

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I have played a few computer chess...

Strengths: Excellent graphics, great tutorials, TCP/IP direct play, and many more!

Weakness: None that I can think of.

I have played a few computer chess games, and have found Chessmaster to be the best on the market. It has been consistently a solid, advanced PC chess game. With all of the personalities to choose from, it makes play feel like you're playing a real person. If you get tired with computer play, find a friend & play on-line! The graphics are the best that I have seen in a chess game. I highly...
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By ddezarov - Apr 27, 2005

Although I've only owned...

Strengths: Very strong engine; great teaching aids; fun "kid's" room; highly customizable interface; varied personalities.

Weakness: Poor chess boards; non-intuitive behavior in some screens.

Although I've only owned ChessMaster 9000 for a day, I have owned previous versions for many years. I would still use ChessMaster 6000 today if it worked with Windows XP. At the time of writing this, ChessMaster 10th Edition has just come out and the big question is: Why buy ChessMaster 9000 instead of the later one? Basically because it's half the price but doesn't have many real weaknesses....
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By plattyaj - Sep 14, 2004

I played chess quite a bit years...

Strengths: Options and ease of use. Tutorials and competition for all levels of play.

Weakness: It can be difficult to get the game set up the way you want it but this is not a major obstacle

I played chess quite a bit years ago and have just recently picked it up again. I found there were tutorials and excersises that were beneficial for beginners through advanced players. The software is well organized and easy to navigate. It can take some getting used to regarding configuaration but once you've gone through it changes are much easier to make. The "blunder alert" feature could be...
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By ttrocano - Jan 11, 2004

I bought this chess program for my...

Strengths: Level of competition has a wide range. Good graphics, many chess sets to choose from. Easy to install.

Weakness: Rather complicatied for my 11 year old

I bought this chess program for my eleven year old for Christmas. It is his first chess program. He was able to install it himself. At times, he was overloaded with info. Too many things going on at once for the beginner. But it is a program he can grow with. Was recommended by his 6th gr.math teacher.

By tomatosaucey - Dec 27, 2003

I tried to find a chess product....

Strengths: really good for kids and adults' playing

Weakness: big software.

I tried to find a chess product. This Chessmaster 9000 may be the best I am currently thinking. It is hard to write a review because I am not a writer and I still need some time to feel about the product. Hope you will enjoy playing like me. My son and I like the chess.

By whzhu - Dec 19, 2003

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