Cyber ChessCyber Chess
Originally released at £49.95, but now available for the much more reasonable £35.00, Cyber Chess is a RISC OS 4 and StrongARM compliant chess program which includes enough features to support the masters. The game can be played against the computer, at varying levels, or between two players and it follows all of the rules exactly. Supplied in the pack is a guide to playing chess - useful for beginners - and quite a beefy manual detailing everything possible about Cyber Chess.
When you reach a state of play you‘re happy with, you can save the current board setup as a native Cyber Chess file for returning to later; and additionally you can save the board layout as a Draw file. Very useful, I dare say, if you‘re in an inter-school chess competition and you want to print the results.
As far as playing the game goes, I found it to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience. To be able to waste a few hours, in peace and quiet, and to have achieved something at the end of it all agrees with me thoroughly. If only I could actually beat the game ...