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Cabinet size 14.5" x 10" x 1"
Chessboard size 9" x 9"
Travel Bag size 16" x 12"

The Novag Obsidian impresses not only with its high performance, but also with its ultra light touch-sensory design.
This model is a challenge to very experienced players and also well suited for the novice.
The keyboard buttons are user friendly, and the hand carved wooden chess pieces make it a joy to play.
Every Novag Obsidian is packed in an elegant traveling bag.
The Novag Obsidian has a expert rating of 2320 to challenger the very best chess players.


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MODEL #1016


• Estimated rating of 2320 USCF, or 2100 Elo
• Super strong chess programs capable of beating over 99% of all chess players
• Excellently designed and most advanced ultra light touch-sensory chess computer
• Hand carved wooden chess pieces with 2.25" King
• Cabinet size 14.5" x 10" x 1"
• Chessboard size 9" x 9"
• Includes travel bag (16" x 12") - Travel bag has extra pouch outside of bag
• 16 LED's - 1 small red light on the left side, and bottom of the chessboard indicates where to move chess pieces.
• The SENSOR TECHNOLOGY chessboard makes it a joy to play - make your move by gently pressing the chess pieces on the "from square", and pick up the piece, and move it to the "to square".
• Advanced CISC-style processor, whereby CISC means Compact instruction set chip.
This is a technique which can considerably increase the speed of micro processors, therefore they are particularly suited for chess programs as they can add ELO points to the strength of a computer.
• Very strong 32K program working with 2 x 16 MHz system clock speed for faster computer calculation times.
• Solves problems up to mate in 8
• Choose between 112 levels including training and tournament levels
• Special handicap levels and features for beginners.
• Extensive opening book containing more than 8900 halfmoves and fascinating middle and end game strategies.
• Your option of opening book playing modes: Complete Book, or Off Book
• Programmed in accordance with the International Chess Rules, knows en-passant moves castlings and pawn promotion.
• A multitude of special features can be chosen and displayed via the LCD if desired - it can show the computer calculating, time control, move count, chess clock, intended move and position evaluation, problem solving and main continuation.
• 8 user-selectable end game playing modes for your choice of different playing style
• Comprehensive coaching system which includes 8 built-in classical mate studies
• Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
• Very fast response time.
• Provides HINT, TRAINING, and REFEREE features if you need advice.
• Opening book training feature
• Position verification and position set-up for problem solving.
• 16 integrated training games
• 1 or 2 player mode with scoring, hints and analysis
• 2 player mode will referee 2 human players to make certain both players follow rules of chess
• Switch sides with computer during game
• Computer can play itself
• Saves game in memory for future use
• TAKE BACK function for easy correction of weak or wrong moves (112 halfmoves).
• Hint function will suggest a move to you if you need help
• Move function will force the computer to immediately make the best move it has found so far
• Enter a special sequence of moves, i.e. a particular chess opening or moves you found in a chess book
• Includes instructions for the following languages; English
• Powered by 6 C batteries (250 hours of battery usage), or Optional A/C adapter
• Includes Free
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