Questions tagged [chessmaster]

Chessmaster is a chess-playing computer game series owned and developed by Ubisoft. It is the best-selling chess franchise in history, with more than five million units sold as of 2002. It includes numerous tutorials by IM Josh Waitzkin and GM Larry Christiansen.

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What's next after josh waitzkin's endgame series in chessmaster?

Tactically, of course there's lichess endgame puzzles. But Josh Waitzkin says in the endgame you think more strategically than tactically, iirc. Strategically, what's next? Besides books (r/chess has ...
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Modern version of chessmaster lectures?

This lichess study says Examining positions from Josh Waitzkin's academy, Larry Christiansen's attacking chess, and other exercises or games from this (now) ancient chess program in light of recent ...
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Josh Waitzkin chessmaster mastery quiz - spatial advantage, trading bishops

Based on: Josh Waitzkin Chessmaster Strategy Section 7 - the mastery quiz. Position: [Event "From Josh Waitzkin Chessmaster Strategy Section 7 - the mastery quiz"] [Site "?"] [Date ...
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Josh Waitzkin chessmaster mastery quiz - order of check vs trade

Note 0.1: see this meta post. Note 0.2: In re the answer, not sure if the following is relevant, but: I'm not a n00b. I'm just a bad player. Haven't played in awhile, so I'm just reviewing/revising ...
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Is there modern chess software similar to ChessMaster series?

I'm interested in a software for a middle-casual player. It should have learning tools, rich graphics with modern screens support and some entertainment features, similar to ChessMaster. Chessmaster ...
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Stockfish 6 in Chessmaster Grandmaster Edition

Is their a way to install stockfish 6 in Chessmaster Grandmaster Edition ?
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How can I open (or convert into .PGN) old Chessmaster .CMG files, without Chessmaster?

I have many old chess games saved from Chessmaster 7000, 8000, and maybe even 9000. They are all saved in the Chessmaster .CMG file format. How can I access these games today? I would like to either ...
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Looking for sound files from a VERY old version of Chessmaster Live

I've been searching (for a long time) for some sound files to a chess program from way, way back (early 90's). There was an online version of Chessmaster called Chessmaster Live. I'm sure it is a ...