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Master Chess (ZX Spectrum, Mastertronic)

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Title Screen

Master Chess

Developer: RUB
Publisher: Mastertronic
Platform: ZX Spectrum
Released in EU: 1987


SourceIcon.png This game has uncompiled source code.
DevMessageIcon.png This game has a hidden developer message.


Developer Message

Present at 40F0 in the .tap dump is a disclaimer from the programmer.

The Programmer accepts No responsibility for The 'quality' of this game
Any resemblance to real Chess Games is Completely impossible !!

Source Code Remnants

Three segments of code can be found on tape copies. These can be found in the .tap dump at the hex addresses listed below.

1CA3:

NG:NOP
MOVINC:NOP
SRWDTH:DB 1
MVSTRE:DS 8
END:END

4182:

TR:=!+1 
LD HL,1
RET

FINDK:LD HL,BRD+20
LD B,$78
FKLP:INC L
LD A,(HL
AND $DF
LD C,A
LD A,(FRKING
CP C
JR Z,FNDK
DJNZ FKLP
FNDK:LD A,L
LD (SQR,A
RET

BADBEEP:PUSH BC
PUSH HL
LD HL,$300
LD B,$60
CALL BLP1
CALL CLRPSG
POP HL
POP BC
RET

BLEEP:PUSH HL
LD HL,$180
LD B,$18
CALL BLP1
LD HL,$C0

44ED:

    ,UD1
LD B,4
UD3:LD A,(DE
LD (HL,A
IN