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Chafitz ARB Sargon 2.5 (1980)

Congratulations! You are now the owner of the revolutionary Auto Response Board and the Sargon 2.5 Chess program. Your new Auto Response Board is the most advanced game system ever made available for home use, while SARGON 2.5 ranks as the world’s strongest microcomputer chess program.

Excerpt taken from ARB Sargon 2.5 User Manual 1980

Information

Auto Response Board Sargon 2.5 (1980)

Chafitz ARB Sargon 2.5 (1980)

Wood Chess Pieces

Chafitz ARB Sargon 2.5 (1980) Wooden  Chess Pieces

Game Cartridge

Chafitz ARB Sargon 2.5 (1980) Game Cartridge

Push Button Controls

Chafitz ARB Sargon 2.5 (1980) Push Button Controls

First Auto Sensory Board

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Chafitz Inc. / Applied Concepts Inc

Dan & Kathe Spracklen

Year:

1980

Manufacturer Elo

1800 USCF

Original Price:

$2000 Estimated

Wiki ELO:

1500

Model #:

ARB-1

My Serial #:

2395 + 1539

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6502

8 Bit

2 Mhz

8 kB

2 kB

Battery Operated:

No

Adapter Option:

10V 830mA 60Hz

Display Type:

None

Board Type:

Auto Sensory

Board Size:

18” x 18”

Overall Size:

21” x 21” x 3”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Auto Sensory

Push Button Controls

7

50+ Opening Lines

Yes

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate in 4

No / Yes

Yes / No

Active Level:

Level 3 Prefered

Tournament Level:

Level 4

Infinite Level:

Level 6

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2

0

2

0

50.00

1091

Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Tournaments & Matches

Active Chess (30 seconds per move)

1980 WORLD HC&CC CHAMPIONSHIP REVISITED SWISS TOURNAMENT 16 ROUNDS

TIME CONTROLS

YEAR

# OF CONTESTANTS

# OF GAMES PLAYED

FINAL PLACEMENT

START ELO

END ELO

STATUS

Active

2008/2009

36

2

Ongoing

1300

1091

In Progress

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