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Compucolor Chess,
an early chess program written in 8080 assembly for the Compucolor and Compucolor II home computers, sold on cassette tapes [1] . Compucolor Chess played the Second West Coast Computer Faire Microcomputer Chess Tournament in March 1978 in the "8K or more of memory class A" [2] .
CompuColor Chess Box art [3]

Graphics Characters

The Compucolor II had 64 special graphics characters which are also available have a resolution of 384 x 256. The whole set can be seen in an accompanying photograph and they include chess pieces and card suits.
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Compucolor II Charater set [4]

External Links


References

  1. ^ Rob van Son (2011). De Assyrische krijgsman die vaak won! (Dutch) pdf hosted by Hein Veldhuis
  2. ^ Larry Wagner (1978). Results of First Microcomputer Chess Tournament. Silicon Gulch Gazette, Vol. 2, No. 4, May 10, 1978, pg. 9
  3. ^ Software detail - Chess from old-computers.com
  4. ^ Ron de Jong (1980). The Compucolor II. Electronics Australia, March, 1980, pdf from The MESSUI Place - Computer Articles

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