Chessmaster: The Art of Learning - PS2

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Viewed: 3D Third person, into the screen Genre:
Board Game: Chess
Media: CD Arcade origin:No
Developer: Ubisoft Soft. Co.: Ubisoft
Publishers: Ubisoft (GB)
Released: 25 Apr 2003 (GB)
Ratings: 3+
Accessories: Memory Card
Connectivity: Network Adaptor (Ethernet) compatible


Discover the fun of mastering the game of chess on your PlayStation2. Chessmaster, the best-selling brand in chess, is the most comprehensive chess game available and the only one that will improve your level of play. Test your chess skills against live opponents online or improve your game immediately at chess school. The game includes a variety of chess modes, such as Quick Game, Rated Play, Handicap, Set-up Position, and Puzzle. Along with the most powerful chess engine available on the console, Chessmaster also includes features just for fun. For example, 3D Battlefield Chess sets will recreate the atmosphere of a fantasy battle played on a checkered battlefield. View special 3D chess pieces as they attack each other at each move. Feel like you are playing chess in a dynamic environment, see "news" of your chess opponent or info of your scheduled tournament appear as a short message from the newspaper, and see chess personalities change over time. Take your chess-playing skills to the next level, or just have fun playing chess.

Key Features
  • Unmatched chess engine: The strongest ever for a console game with an option to play at Grandmaster level.

  • Test your skills online: Take on opponents live, via the Internet.

  • Accessible to novice chess players: Comprehensive Chess School feature makes it easy and fun to learn chess.

  • Learn from an International Master: Josh Waitzkin gives advice and easy-to-understand instructions for improving your game.

  • Dynamic playing world: Ratings and gameplay of the AI opponents vary based on their success and will vary over time.

  • New animated battlefield chess: Pieces will animate and attack each other in a specially designed 3D fantasy chess board.


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