Battle vs. Chess

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Battle vs. Chess
Battle vs. Chess cover
Developers
Targem Games
Publishers
TopWare Interactive
Release dates
Windows May 17, 2011
macOS (OS X) May 17, 2011
Linux (Wine) December 5, 2016[1]
Taxonomy
Genres Chess
Battle vs. Chess on MobyGames
Battle vs. Chess on Wikipedia

Warnings

For Games for Windows - LIVE on Windows 8 or later, install the latest Games for Windows - LIVE software.

Key points

Also released as Check vs. Mate.

General information

Steam Community Discussions (Battle vs. Chess)
Steam Community Discussions (Check vs. Mate)

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows version requires Games for Windows - LIVE DRM.[Note 1]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Amazon.com
DRM details are not known
Check vs. Mate.
Windows
GamersGate
Requires online activation
Check vs. Mate also available.
DRM: Other DRM.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
ZOOM Platform
DRM-free
Released as Check vs. Mate, but includes Battle vs. Chess as bonus content
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Battle vs. Chess - Dark Desert DLC
Windows
Floating Island DLC
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\battle vs chess\user_config.cfg
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Some resolutions not listed; see Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
See Widescreen resolution.
Ultra-widescreen
UI is stretched.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2x, 4x, 8x MSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Set resolution in user_config.cfg[2]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Edit user_config.cfg.
  3. Change seta r_height and seta r_width to the desired resolution.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, SFX.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2
LAN play
2
Online play
2

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz Single Core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Snow Leopard
Processor (CPU) Intel Mac 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Per Pixel Shader 2.0

Notes

  1. Games for Windows - LIVE DRM features: SSA activation, local profile support unknown.

References