Colossus Chess 4.0

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"the best chess playing program for home computers". This is the version for the Apple II.

In 1983 Martin Bryant based this software on his White Knight Mk 11, winner of the 1983 European Microcomputer Chess Championship. It was developed on an Apple II, but was first commercially released for Commodore 64 as Colossus Chess 2.0 (CDS Micro Systems, 1984)  Version 3.0 was released in 1984 for the Atari 8-bit family of computers (published by English Software), followed by 4.0 in 1985 which was released on most formats of the day (published by CDS).

Platform: Apple II  48K or 64K RAM One disk drive.

Application Software (AS:) Games

Version: 4.0





Platform : Apple II
Format : Disk 5.25
Publisher : CDS Software Ltd
Authors : M P Bryant
Date : 1985
Product Code : 012323090014

Other Software by CDS Software Ltd:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Colossus Bridge 4 CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro 5.25 Disk Unknown
Brian Clough's Football Fortunes CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro,Acorn Electron Cassette & 5.25 Floppy Disk Unknown
The Complete Home Entertainment Centre CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro 5.25 Floppy Disk Unknown
Steve Davis Snooker CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro Cassette Unknown
Colossus Chess 4 (Cassette) CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro Cassette Unknown
Birdie Barrage CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro 5.25Inch Disk Unknown
Steve Davis Snooker CDS Software Ltd Commodore 64 Cassette Unknown
Sporting Triangles CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro 5.25 Floppy Disk Unknown
Football Director CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro 5.25 Floppy Disk Unknown
Colossus Chess 4 CDS Software Ltd Commodore 64 5.25Inch Disk Unknown
Castle Blackstar CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro Cassette 1984
Colossus Chess 4.0 CDS Software Ltd Apple II Disk 5.25 1985
Steve Davis Snooker (Disk) CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro 5.25Inch Disk 1986
Colossus Chess 4.0 CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro 5.25 Disk 1986
Colossus 4 Chess CDS Software Ltd Amstrad CPC464 3" Disk 1986
Brian Clough's Football Fortunes CDS Software LTD Commodore 64 Cassette 1987
Colossus Chess 4 CDS Software Ltd BBC Master Compact 3.5" Disk 1 Jan 1987
Tank Attack CDS Software Ltd BBC Micro 5.25 Floppy Disk 1988
Tank Attack CDS Software Ltd BBC Master 5.25 Floppy Disk 1988

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH32099. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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