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sprtmtch: MAME ROM Information.


Sports Match (c) 1989 Dynax.

A puzzle game.


Game ID : '31'

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 5.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 2.75 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 512 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 512

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Released in April 1989.

Licensed to Fabtek.

This game is known in Japan as "Dragon Punch".


Sports Match is another layout of 'Szechuan'-style solitaire mahjong but the tiles have been changed to a sports theme. The background is made up of grey squares. The character that smashes matched tiles is dressed in a referee uniform.

The Japanese version ("Dragon Punch") uses traditional mahjong tiles. The background is green squares and has pictures of people and bamboo on it. The character that smashes matched tiles is a fat, shirtless Asian man with glasses.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.60 [Uki]

0.55 [Luca Elia]


- 0.138: David Bain added 'Intermissions' dipswitch to clone Sports Match.

- 0.66: Changed Dragon Punch (Japan) to parent set. Changed visible area to 512x240 and cpu1 rom address to $28000.

- 0.60: Uki added clone Dragon Punch (Japan).

- 1st May 2002: Uki added Dragon Punch to the Dynax driver.

- 0.59: Changed Z80 CPU1 clock speed to 5.5MHz and YM2203 to 2.75MHz. Added dipswitches 'Demo Sounds' and 'Unknown 2-8'.

- 13th March 2002: Uki fixed the clock frequencies and dipswitch settings in Sports Match.

- 0.55: Luca Eli added Sports Match (Dynax 1989 (Fabtek license)) (sprtmtch).

- 26th August 2001: Luca Elia wrote a driver for Sports Match.

LEVELS: 18 (endless)

Recommended Games (Shanghai):


Shanghai II

Shanghai III

Shanghai - The Great Wall

Shanghai Matekibuyuu

Shanghai Shoryu Sairin

Shanghai Sangokuhai Tougi

Super Shanghai 2005

Dragon Punch


Super Shanghai Dragon's Eye



Dragon World

Dragon World II

Dragon World 3

Dragon World 3 EX

Dragon World 2001

Romset: 897 kb / 10 files / 385.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="sprtmtch" sourcefile="dynax.c" cloneof="drgpunch" romof="drgpunch">
              <description>Sports Match</description>
              <manufacturer>Dynax (Fabtek license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="3101.3d" size="65536" crc="d8fa9638" sha1="9851d38b6b3f56cf3cc101419c24f8d5f97950a9" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="3102.6c" size="131072" crc="46f90e59" sha1="be4411c3cfa8c8ab26eba935289df0f0fd545b62" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="3103.5c" size="131072" crc="ad29d7bd" sha1="09ab84164e5cd14b595f33d129863735901aa922" region="gfx1" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="18g" size="512" crc="dcc4e0dd" sha1="4e0fb8fd7192bf32247966742df4b80585f32c37" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="17g" size="512" crc="5443ebfb" sha1="5b63220a3f6520e353db99b06e645640d1cfde2f" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="5500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2203" clock="2750000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="512" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW0" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="7" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW0" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="56" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW1" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="1 (Easy)" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 (Hard)" value="7"/>
              <dipswitch name="Vs Time" tag="DSW1" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="8 s" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="10 s" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="12 s" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="14 s" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Intermissions" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 2-8" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="512"/>

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