Please see the Chessmaster 10th Edition FAQs for more details.
WinZip 11.1 is required to open .zip files.
French Versions: 1.02 Patch, 1.03 Patch
Russian Versions: 1.03 Patch
UK Versions: 1.02 Patch, 1.03 Patch
US Versions: 1.01 Patch, 1.02 Patch, 1.03 Patch
OFFICIAL CHESS SETS
Official chess sets (six 2D and three 3D chess sets)
Instructions: Execute the *.exe file and the program will find the right directory to install to.
USER-CREATED CHESS SETS
Chess sets created by misimatt
Chess sets created by Skess
Chess sets created by Qix77
Chess sets created by c1arinetboy
Chess sets created by onwardz
Black and White Onyx set by Ederol
Instructions: Extract the files into "Chessmaster 10th edition" directory. Default is: C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Chessmaster 10th Edition
But you might have installed the game somewhere else. Find the right directory with the "browse" ****on.
Skin created by mmcalpin
Skin created by willy_297
Skin created by Skess
Instructions: Unzip the file into the "Chessmaster 10th Edition\Data\Skin" folder.
CREATING YOUR OWN CHESSMASTER TUTORIALS
Creating your own Chessmaster Tutorials (Original)
Creating your own Chessmaster Tutorials (additions by c1arinetboy)
USER-CREATED TUTORIALS / ANNOTATED GAMES
Tutorial: Opening traps (by ChristianXYZ)
Tutorial: Opening Traps II (by c1arinetboy)
Tutorial: How to Mate with Two Bishops (ebutaljib)
Tutorial: How to Mate with Knight and Bishop (c1arinetboy)
Tutorial: How to Mate with Queen vs. Rook (c1arinetboy)
Game: c1arinetboy vs. ebutaljib (annotated by c1arinetboy)
Game: c1arinetboy vs. Presidan (annotated by c1arinetboy)
Game: c1arinetboy vs. Simic (annotated by c1arinetboy)
Game: ChristianXYZ vs. Chessmaster (annotated by ChristianXYZ)
Game: ChristianXYZ vs. Fritz (annotated by ChristianXYZ)
Game: ChristianXYZ vs. Vinho (annotated by ChristianXYZ)
Game: ebutaljib vs. c1arinetboy (annotated by ebutaljib)
Game: Lalotu vs. ChristianXYZ (annotated by ChristianXYZ)
Instructions: Store these files wherever you like. Then, go to the Academy, but instead of picking one of the three options, select 'Load' from the File menu and browse to where you saved the files, and pick the tutorial you want to work with.
OPENING BOOKS / PERSONALITIES
Thematic opening books
NEW! Updated opening books
Instructions: Unzip the files into "Chessmaster 10th Edition\Data\Opening Books" folder.
NOTE: Christiansen's personality needs to be modified to use his own book. By default he uses Alekhine's book.
Personalities and Opening Books with Pictures (including Kasparov and Topalov)
Instructions: The *.CMP and *.BMP files go into the "Chessmaster 10th Edition\Data\Personalities" folder. The *.OBK file goes into "Chessmaster 10th Edition\Data\Opening Books" folder. Note: It requires the 1.03 patch.
Opening Books for Chessmaster 8000 / 9000
Instructions: Follow the instructions here.
"Official" and "Alternative" game sounds
Instructions: Extract the WAV files into the "Chessmaster 10th edition\Data\Wav" folder and read the ReadMe.txt file for further instructions.
Chessmaster 10th Edition User Manual (Requires Adobe Reader)
Chessmaster 9000 User Manual
Endgame database generator
Early Chessmasters Mod (Version 1.21) by Beeryus
CREATING YOUR OWN CHESS SETS
You can create your own chess set by modifying an existing set using a graphic editor. To do so, you will first need the CM Dat Texture Extractor.
CM Dat Texture Extractor
Detailed instructions on creating your own Chessmaster sets
PATCHES FOR PREVIOUS VERSIONS
Chessmaster 9000: 1.01 Patch, 1.02 Patch, 1.02a Patch
Chessmaster 8000: 1.03 Patch, 1.04 Patch
Chessmaster 7000: 1.06 Patch, 1.06 Patch (UK)
Chessmaster 6000: 1.03 Patch
Chessmaster 5500: 1.1 Patch
Chessmaster 5000: 1.02 Patch
Chessmaster 4000: 1.04 Patch
Last edited by Black_Widow9; 01-29-2012 at 11:06 PM.