Commodore Chessmate

Commodore Chessmate
Computer name:  Commodore Chessmate
Manufacturer:     Commodore International Limited
Dates from:     1978
Dimensions:     22 x 16 x 5 cm.
Power supply:     adapter (10Volt AC)
Memory:     320 bytes RAM, 5KB ROM
Programmer(s): Peter Jennings
Rating:     beginners / weak occasional players (Elo 1090)
Other details:  Operated by 11 membrane keys,
  8 of which are double (1-8 and A-H)
display of 4 one-digit LEDs, plus four indicator LEDs
Same program as Novag's Chess Champion mk II


  White: Fritz 8 (1 ply)

  Black: Commodore Chessmate (± 10 seconds / move)

  (Result: won by white)

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d4 exd4 5.O-O Nxe4 6.Re1 d5 7.Bxd5 Qxd5 8.Nc3 Qa5 9.Nxe4 Bg4 10.Nf6+ Kd8 11.Re8# An animation of the game can be seen if you have Java installed.

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