Grandmaster Chess

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Grandmaster Chess
Grandmaster Chess cover
Developers
Floppy version Capstone Software
CD-ROM version IntraCorp
Publishers
Retail Capstone Software
Digital Ziggurat Interactive
Release dates
DOS 1992
Mac OS (Classic) 1995
Windows (DOSBox) September 3, 2021[1]
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Perspectives Top-down view, Bird's-eye view
Genres Chess
Grandmaster Chess on HowLongToBeat
Grandmaster Chess on IGDB
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Grandmaster Chess on Wikipedia

Grandmaster Chess is a singleplayer and multiplayer top-down view and bird's-eye view chess game.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Prepackaged with DOSBox.
Windows
Steam
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Prepackaged with DOSBox.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1658770/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1658770/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes EGA, VGA, SVGA

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.3
Processor (CPU) Intel 80286
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) EGA, VGA
1 MB of RAM is required for 3D SVGA graphics.
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 38 MB
Video card (GPU) WDDM 1.0
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Mac OS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS game data.
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1658770/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1658770) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References