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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(practical) Endgame resources: What's next after josh waitzkin's series in chessmaster? [closed]

Note: Don't upvote all the answers at once because your votes may be reversed! Tactically, of course there's lichess endgame puzzles. But Josh Waitzkin says in the endgame you think more ...
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Chessmaster: Modern version of lectures?

Thing 1: 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 ...
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Josh Waitzkin chessmaster mastery quiz - spatial advantage, trading bishops

Update: The computer aspect of this can be answered with showing more lines such as in the lichess engine where h6 is slightly preferred to f5. Based on: Josh Waitzkin Chessmaster Strategy Section 7 -...
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Josh Waitzkin chessmaster mastery quiz - order of check vs trade in bishop and knight endgame [closed]

Update: The computer aspect of this can be answered with showing more lines such as in the lichess engine where Bxh3 is strongly preferable to a5+. Note: See this meta post. In re the answer of Brian ...
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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 ...
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