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Novag Allegro (1987)
NOVAG ALLEGRO

NOVAG ALLEGRO

Picture taken from the Novag Allegro box.

“NOVAG ALLEGRO” Electronic Chess Computer

“NOVAG ALLEGRO” Electronic Chess Computer

Picture taken from the Novag Allegro box.

Large SENSOR CHESS BOARD and magnetic Staunton pieces in a convenient travel pouch. The reliable chess partner, PORTABLE!

MAIN NOVAG ALLEGRO CHARACTERISTICS

      • Easy to operate.
      • Programmed in accordance to the International Chess Rules including en-passant moves, castlings and pawn promotions.
      • Does not accept illegal moves.
      • 8 skill levels including 1 tournament level.
      • Change of level also during a game.
      • Fast response times.
      • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
      • Plays against itself.
      • Easy correction of weak or wrong moves.
      • Choice of color; change of color also during game.
      • Take back function.
      • Simple set up of board positions.
      • Solves almost all Mate-in-2 problems.
      • Full position verification at any time.
      • PORTABLE Plays with 6 X 1.5V alkaline batteries or adapter (both not included).

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG Allegro box.

LEVELS - AVERAGE REPLY TIMES ARE:

    • Level 1 -- instantly - Familiarization Level.
    • Level 2 -- 1 - 10 seconds - Familiarization Level.
    • Level 3 -- 1 - 15 seconds - Beginner.
    • Level 4 -- 5 - 45 seconds - Intermediate.
    • Level 5 -- 1 - 2.1/2 minutes - Tournament Level, 40 moves/90 minutes.
    • Level 6 -- 2 - 3 minutes - Tournament Level, 40 moves/120 minutes.
    • Level 7 -- 1 - 15 minutes -- Expert.
    • Level 8 -- 5 - 20 minutes -- Analytical Level for Chess Problems.
Information
Novag Allegro (1987)

Novag Allegro (1987)

Novag Allegro (1987)

Box

Novag Allegro (1987) Box

Model 863 Label

Novag Allegro (1987) Model Label

User Manual

Novag Allegro (1987) User Manual

8 Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1987

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

$99.95

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

863

My Serial #:

096991

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

Singlechip

4 Bit Single Chip

6 MHz

2 KB

192 Byte

Battery Operated:

6 x AA

Adapter Option:

9V DC 100 mA

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s

Board Type:

Push Sensory Chessboard

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

10.1/4” x 9.1/2” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Buttons

Push Buttons

8

100 Half Moves

2 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

2

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

4

Tournament Level:

6

Infinite Level:

8 5-20 mins.

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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