Artifact Details

Title

Commodore CHESSmate

Catalog Number

102785559

Type

Physical Object

Date

circa 1978

Manufacturer

Commodore

Place Manufactured

Hong Kong

Dimensions

overall: 2 3/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 9 in

Description

Object is a chess game in a single package. Online search shows it is used with a standard physical chessboard. The player enters a move as a starting and ending position in row/column coordinates. The computer, based on the KIM-1, shows its response as starting and ending row/column.

This object is missing its power supply, which was not found in the materials for this lot number.

The box contained a photocopied operator instructions pamphlet, passed to documents.

Category

Game

Credit

Gift of Cole Erskine

Lot Number

X8797.2019