Fritz Chess 9

Deep in the shrouds of history we find the world's first chess machine, the legendary Chess Turk. Built by a Baron for a Queen, the automaton was half human, half robot. Napoleon Bonaparte battled against it, Benjamin Franklin bowed to its brilliant play, and Edgar Allan Poe tried to dissect it with his analytical mind, torn between fear and fascination. Now you can relive history and play the dreaded Turk yourself -- in perfect 3D animation, 235 years after the empress Maria Theresia had the ancestor of all chess computer programs let built. Experience the fascination of the chess duel "Man vs. Machine" in a unique combination from past and present: the Turk & Fritz Chess 9. Face up to the duel. As did World Champion Vladimir Kramnik and Garry Kasparov, who, followed by millions of chess fans, played for mankind against FRITZ.

  • An improved and more powerful chess engine
  • A one-hour video of how to play chess ranging from a beginner's tutorial to lessons for advanced players
  • A brand new 3D chess set which features the celebrated mechanical chess machine The Turk
  • One year's subscription to www.playchess.com worth over £20 with many new functions
  • An improved and more powerful knowledge-based chess engine
  • New 3D chess sets with physical attributes
  • New training features for attack and defence
  • A chess engine which explains every position
  • 3D stereo surround sound