Interplay Productions developed the DOS strategy game Battle Chess in 1988. Battle Chess is currently abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played in single player, multiplayer (hotseat, Modem) modes. It's available for download.
"Chess was a niche genre in video gaming. There were lots of chess simulations: black and white very old games, licensed games from chess champions, etc. No one ever attempted to broaden the audience until Interplay published Battle Chess. I'm a chess fan (I barely remember the rules), but I played Battle Chess just to see every animation the game had to offer." - Abandonware DOS
Downloads for Battle Chess
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Player modes: single player, multiplayer (hotseat, Modem)
Input: keyboard, mouse, joystick
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk
Graphics: CGA, EGA, MCGA, Tandy, VGA
Sound cards supported: PC speaker
Abandonware DOS views: 6399
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