The Fidelity Chessmaster 2100

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The Fidelity Chessmaster 2100
The Fidelity Chessmaster 2100 cover
Developers
The Software Toolworks
Release dates
DOS 1989
Mac OS (Classic) 1989
The Chessmaster 2000 1986
The Fidelity Chessmaster 2100 1989
Chessmaster 3000 1991
Chessmaster 4000 Turbo 1993
Chessmaster 4000 1995
Chessmaster 5000 1996
Chessmaster 5500 1997
Chessmaster 6000 1998
Chessmaster 7000 1999
Chessmaster 8000 2000
Chessmaster 9000 2002
Chessmaster 10th Edition 2004
Chessmaster Challenge 2005
Chessmaster: Grandmaster Edition 2007

Key points

Updated version of The Chessmaster 2000 that includes higher resolution graphics, a greater array of options, and various other additions.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Mac OS

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS
120+ FPS

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 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 1.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088
System memory (RAM) 512 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 KB
Video card (GPU) CGA/EGA/VGA/MCGA/Tandy/Hercules display

References