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Saitek Kasparov Barracuda (1998)
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Ready to enter the exciting world of chess computer? You’ve come to the right place! Your new computer offers you so many game options, playing levels, and special features -- you’ll never look at chess the same way again!

KEYS AND FEATURES - Picture taken from “Saitek Kasparov Barracuda” User Manua

KEYS AND FEATURES

Picture taken from “Saitek Kasparov Barracuda” User Manual

NEED HELP CHOOSING A LEVEL? SOME TIPS FOR YOU!

Are you a beginning player?

Start out with the Beginner Levels or lower Training Levels. These levels restrict the computer’s search depth, resulting in weaker play and giving you the chance to learn about the game and perhaps even win! For even more of a shot at winning, combine one of these levels with the Easy Mode, so the computer can’t think on your time!

Are you and intermediate or more advanced player?

Try the Normal, Training, or Tournament Levels. The Normal Levels range from easy all the way up to a difficult 10 minute response time, and the Tournament Levels are extremely challenging. The Training Levels allow you to set your desired search depth -- as you conquer each level, go on to the next! And don’t forget to try the Blitz Levels for some fast and exciting games of Speed Chess!

Want to experiment?

Use the Mate Search Levels to solve problems up to mate in eight -- try searching from a position in one of your games, or set up an actual mate problem. Choose the “Infinite Level to have your computer analyze complicated positions for hours or even days!

Excerpts taken from “Saitek Kasparov Barracuda” User Manual

Information

Saitek Kasparov Barracuda (1998)

Saitek Kasparov Barracuda (1998)

LCD Display

Saitek Kasparov Barracuda (1998) LCD Display

Push Button Controls

Saitek Kasparov Barracuda (1998) Push Button Controls

User Manual

Saitek Kasparov Barracuda (1998) User Manual

Enter The Exciting World Of Computer Chess!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Saitek Industries Ltd

Frans Morsch

Year:

1998

Manufacturer ELO

2150 USCF

Original Price

129.95 Euro

Wiki ELO:

1900

Model #:

K09

My Serial #:

SZ3379321

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

SH7000

8 Bit Single Chip

10 Mhz

16 KB

1 KB

Battery Operated:

4 x AA

Adapter Option:

9V DC

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s + LCD Display

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

12.1/4” x 9” x 1.1/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Sensory Board

Push Button Controls

64

6,000 Positions

30 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 8

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

H1

Tournament Level:

E3

Infinite Level:

H2

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

The Spacious Mind

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