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Saitek Chess Shadow (1991)
SAITEK CHESS SHADOW Electronic Chess Computer.

SAITEK CHESS SHADOW Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Saitek Chess Shadow box.

Your KASPAROV CHESS SHADOW chess computer is a highly unusual and unique machine -- one you are going to enjoy immensely! Never before has a chess computer been so portable, so much fun, and so easy to learn. Once you start carrying this game around with you, you and your Shadow will soon be inseparable!

The computer has a large, clear LCD display which shows the chessboard and move information, and Chess Shadow’s distinctive keys, make this “man versus machine” set-up absolutely foolproof! Upon request, the computer shows all pieces which you can legally move in any position. Select your piece, and it shows all legal moves that piece can make!

Chess Shadow is an ideal tutorial tool for players who are trying to learn about chess, since it shows every available move in any given position. You don’t even need to know how to play chess to play against the computer -- just press the buttons and you are automatically playing the game! KASPAROV CHESS SHADOW is truly the first chess computer to be suitable for anyone, at any age!

Other features are also included for the more advanced player, such as a special Turbo Mode which allows fast scanning of all legal moves. Non-Auto Mode gives you the ability to either play against another person, or to enter a series of move manually and then play against the computer (e.g. to study a particular opening of your choice). Your KASPAROV CHESS SHADOW has 16 different levels, including regular playing levels (with varying degrees of difficulty), fun (handicap) levels designed especially for beginners, and problem and puzzle solving levels for more serious chess study.

You may take back moves, and even watch as the computer considers different move options during it’s turn. Plus, save your current game position simply by switching to STOP. When you are ready to pick up where you left off, switch to GO and continue with your game!

KASPAROV CHESS SHADOW is the ideal chess opponent and partner -- this computer will be your constant companion for years to come, both at home and on the road!

Excerpts taken from “Saitek Chess Shadow” User Manual.

Information

Saitek Chess Shadow (1991)

Saitek Chess Shadow (1991)

Box

Saitek Chess Shadow (1991) Box

Model: 116

Saitek Chess Shadow (1991) Model: 116

User Manual

Saitek Chess Shadow (1991) User Manual

16 Levels of skill

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Saitek Industries Ltd

Craig Barnes

Year:

1991

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

DM 199.00

Wiki ELO:

1360

Model #:

116

My Serial #:

S00444088

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

68HC05

8 Bit Single Chip

8 Mhz

7748 Byte

176 Byte

Battery Operated:

4 x AAA

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

LCD

Board Type:

50 mm LCD Chessboard

Board Size:

2” x 2”

Overall Size:

3.7/8” x 8” x 7/8”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Button Controls

Push Button Controls

16

200 Moves

6 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes/ Yes

Yes / No

N/A

Yes / No

No / yes

Active Level:

4 (10 sec)

Tournament Level:

6 (2 min)

Infinite Level:

InFin

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

47

23

13

11

62.8

1077

16

6

5

5

53.13

1288

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)

2007/2008 - UNDER 1400 ELO CHESS COMPUTER CHAMPIONSHIP - BLUE SECTION - STAGE 1 GROUP D

TIME CONTROLS

YEAR

# OF CONTESTANTS

# OF GAMES PLAYED

FINAL PLACEMENT

START ELO

END ELO

STATUS

Active

2007

9

16

5 th

1360

1288

Complete

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