When was Battle Chess released?

Battle Chess was first released as a video game in 1988 by Interplay Productions for various platforms including MS-DOS, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, Apple II, and others. It was later released for other platforms as well, including the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and the Sega CD. The game was well received and became popular for its unique animations and sound effects that brought the chess pieces to life during gameplay.