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Fidelity Designer 2000 (1988)
DESIGNER 2000

DESIGNER 2000

Picture taken from Fidelity Designer 2000 computer.

DESIGNER 2000 By Franco Rocco, Milan, Italy

LEARN TO PLAY -- IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS

      • 12 levels of playing strength - levels 1 through 5 train you to look ahead by restricting the computers ability look ahead in plies (half moves). Levels 6 through 11 enable you to play the computer with preset time controls.
        • Level 1 -- 1 ply search.
        • Level 2 -- 2 ply search.
        • Level 3 -- 3 ply search.
        • Level 4 -- 4 ply search.
        • Level 5 -- 5 ply search.
        • Level 6 -- 60 moves in 5 minutes (avg. 5 seconds).
        • Level 7 -- 60 moves in 15 minutes (avg. 15 seconds).
        • Level 8 -- 60 moves in 30 minutes (avg. 30 seconds).
        • Level 9 -- 60 moves in 1 hour (avg. 1 minute).
        • Level 10 -- 30 moves in 1 hour (avg. 2 minutes).
        • Level 11 -- 40 moves in 2 hours (avg. 3 minutes).
        • Level 12 -- Infinite mode (avg. user selectable).
      • Easy to play -- sensory playing surface automatically records your moves and lights up computer’s moves
      • Estimated tournament rating of 2000 points.
      • Coaching feature suggests moves for you to make.
      • 64 selectable book openings. Book Opening library of 16,000 positions.
      • Take-back feature -- if you make a mistake, or want to change the direction of the game you may take back one or as many as 256 half moves!
      • Fast countermoves -- the computer starts calculating its next move while you are thinking about your move enabling it to respond quickly.
      • Problem solving mode.
      • Uses 4 “AA” alkaline batteries or AC Adapter.

IT’S YOU AGAINST THE COMPUTER!

Excerpts taken from “Fidelity Designer 2000 Box (front).

CHESS CHALLENGER

CHESS CHALLENGER

Picture taken from Fidelity Designer 2000 box.

Information

Fidelity Designer 2000 (1988)

Fidelity Designer 2000 (1988)

Box

Fidelity Designer 2000 (1988) Box

16 Board LED’s

Fidelity Designer 2000 (1988) 16 Board LED's

User Manual

Fidelity Designer 2000 (1988) User Manual

Computer designed by Franco Rocco, Milan, Italy!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Fidelity International

Dan & Kathe Spracklen

Year:

1988

Manufacturer ELO

2000 USCF

Original Price

$199.00

Wiki ELO:

1760

Model #:

6102

My Serial #:

91021292

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6502

8 Bit

3 Mhz

32 KB

8 KB

Battery Operated:

1.5V x 4 (AA Size)

Adapter Option:

9V AC Adapter

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s 7 also used for Info.

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Chessboard

Board Size:

7.3/4” x 7.3/4”

Overall Size:

11.3/4” x 11.3/4” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Chessboard

Sensory Buttons

12

12,000 Positions

256 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 8

No / Yes

Yes / No

Active Level:

8

Tournament Level:

11

Infinite Level:

12

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

The Spacious Mind

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