Round’s The Kilobyte’s Gambit uses a modified version of Toledo G’s chess engine running with a Queen’s Gambit themed user interface. After watching The Queen’s Gambit the idea of doing something with one of those tiny chess engines came to mind, so I got in touch and Óscar kindly gave permission,” Round said. “Before I had the chance to draw anything, I saw Pinot W. Ichwandardi’s MS-DOS game mockup and knew that any graphics I’d do simply wouldn’t be that good, he’d done a wonderful job, luckily he also said it was fine to use his work. So I modified a 1.25KB chess engine to make it smaller, and reworked the graphics to suit the game.”
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