Chessmaster 9000

Retail two CD release from version 1.0 to 1.02a

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.12

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Game room





Adding/playing winboard engines (against Chessmaster or other winboard engines)

Mentor (natural language advice, chess coach)

Visual thinking

2D/3D boards

Saving/restoring PGN

What does not

Some option buttons don't work in classroom tutorial or when setting preferences

Board position setup (due to option button issue)

Mentor lines and thinking lines don't display and cause the interface to become unstable

Directory navigation (browse/open file dialog)

Some 3D boards are not rendered or have occasional redraw issues


What was not tested

CM Live


Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Works well out of the box but some issues remain, mainly some option buttons that don't work and intermittent failure to redraw

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentSlackware64 14.0Nov 13 20121.5.12Yes Yes Bronzeb.k 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 27 20111.3.28N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowSlackware -currentDec 28 20101.3.10Yes Yes Bronzeb.k 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 24 20101.3.9Yes Yes GarbageHoppelHase 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 18 20101.3.9Yes Yes BronzeHoppelHase 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
34587 Purple text in Chessmaster 10 and Chessmaster 11 NEW View
34594 Context menus and drop-down menus stay on the screen in Chessmaster 9000, 10 and 11 (WM_WINDOWPOSCHANGING message related) STAGED View
38550 Chessmaster 9000 crashes when selecting a piece from the initial board. UNCONFIRMED View
42083 Chessmaster 9000 2d and 3d chess set rendering problems UNCONFIRMED View
42084 Chessmaster 9000 "File Open" dialog does not list subdirectories UNCONFIRMED View
42117 Multiple applications have windows with double caption/title bars (Chessmaster 9000, Steam when Windows >= Vista) STAGED View
42118 Chessmaster 9000 Mentor Lines/Thinking Lines don't work and freeze the game NEW View

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