Early Microchess software package Title: Early Microchess software package
Publisher: Personal Software Inc.
Date: 1980
Category: Application: Recreational: StrategyFormat_Software Floppy disk (5.25 inch)
Platform: Apple II; Apple II Plus
Media Version: Floppy disk (5.25 inch)
Credit Line: Loan of Peter Jennings
Accession: L2005.9.3

Microchess, by Peter Jennings, was the first commercially-available microcomputer-based chess program. It was first introduced in a small advertisement for the KIM-1 user magazine, known as KIM-1 User Notes.