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Chess Mates

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Chess Mates
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Stepping Stone
Brainstorm
Strategy
PC and IMac
Ratings
Everyone
Main Credits
Dane Bigham
Awards | Changelog | Cheats | Codes | Codex
Compatibility | Covers | Credits | DLC | Help
Localization | Manifest | Modding | Patches
Ratings | Reviews | Screenshots | Soundtrack
Videos | Walkthrough

Chess Mates is a computer software program, released in 1996, designed to teach the basics of Chess. Combining humor and cartoon animation, it was marketed as an easy way for children to learn the building blocks of becoming a successful chess player.

Development[edit | edit source]

Chess Mates was developed by Stepping Stone (a division of Presage Software, Inc.) and published by Brainstorm (Division). It was released for Windows in 1996 and Macintosh in 1997.

Reception[edit | edit source]

Although relatively few copies were released, the game has received favorable reviews. Often cited are the game's appealing graphics, sense of humor, and effective teaching of the various aspects of Chess.[1][2][3][4]

Compatibility[edit | edit source]

This game is for Windows 95, Windows 3.1, and Macintosh. It is not compatible with later versions of Windows, however newer Macs with the Application Classic (Mac OS X) are still able to run the game through the application. Technical support for Windows compatibility can be found on the Interplay website.[5]

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