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Cabinet size 3" x 5"
LCD display 2.25" x 2.75"
Created by the original makers of the German Mephisto chess computer line.
You can play chess on its extra large touch-screen display or 8 other
classic intelligent board games versus the computer:
Chess, Checkers, Othello, Grashopper, 4 in a Row, Nim, Fox and Geese,
and Northcote's game.
All inputs are executed in the most comfortable way -
by stylus directly on the pressure sensitive board.
5 Catagories of chess levels
Timed Move levels - 5,10,20,30,60, or 120 seconds. When playing
these levels the computer must move within the specified amount of time.
You can also give yourself a time limit, but it is optional.
Timed Game levels - 5, 25, 30, or 60 minutes per game.
Analysis levels - 1 (weakest) to 15 (strongest). On these levels
the computer has no time limit. On each level the computer will look ahead
a certain fixed distance, and evaluate positions by taking a fixed set
of factors into account.
Mate-In-2 level - The computer will search for a forced mate in
Fun levels - 1 (weakest) to 5 (strongest). These levels are made
for beginners. The computer will often make poor chess moves.
Estimated rating of 2100
16 levels of checkers
10 levels for Othello, Grashopper, 4 in a Row, Nim, Fox and Geese, and
Palm pocket size with large LCD-board
LCD contrast can be adjusted to darker or lighter levels of brightness
Easy operation with stylus input and onscreen menus
Take back function will allow you to experiment
Help function for easier operation and menu navigation.
Hint function will suggest a move for you
Includes 220 famous chess game wins of the world champions; 50 from
Bobby Fischer, 50 from Anatoly Karpov, 50 from Garry Kasparov, 20 from
Vladimir Kramnik, as well as 20 from the chess computer Deep Blue, and
20 from the chess computer Deep Thought.
Capable of mate in 2 or 3 moves
Set up mode allows you to setup and play different chess positions
Force move option will force computer to make the best move it has found
Switch sides with computer to make it play for you, and you can play
for the computer.
Integrated chess coach will warn if a weak move is made (this feature
is only enabled if you want it to be)
Referee mode for 2 human players
7 playing languages selectable-English, German, French, Dutch, Portuguese,
Italian, and Spanish
Leather Electronic Travel Case
Includes instructions for the following languages; English, and German.
(others are available upon request)
Requires 2 AAA batteries