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NOVAG ESCORT Electronic Chess Computer

NOVAG ESCORT Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Novag Escort box.

“NOVAG ESCORT” Electronic Chess Computer

“NOVAG ESCORT” Electronic Chess Computer

Picture taken from the Novag Escort box.

A small easy-to-carry chess computer -- irresistible and affordable too!

MAIN NOVAG ESCORT CHARACTERISTICS

      • Very easy to operate.
      • Surprisingly strong program with 8 skill levels (beginners, intermediates, experts)..
      • Programmed in accordance with the International Chess Rules.
      • Knows en-passant moves, castlings, and pawn promotions.
      • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
      • Fast response times.
      • Plays against itself.
      • Choice of color to play; change of color possible during a game.
      • Easy correction through TAKE BACK function.
      • Position verification function.
      • Simple set up of board positions.
      • Portable.
      • NEW: Saves game position in memory when switched off.
      • Plays over 1000 hours with one set of 4 x 1.5V UM-4 alkaline batteries (not included).

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG Escort box.

Information

Novag Escort (1988)

Novag Escort (1988)

Box

Novag Escort (1988) Box

Model: 884

Novag Escort (1988) Model: 884

User Manual

Novag Escort (1988) User Manual

NEW: Saves Game in Memory when Switched Off!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1988

Manufacturer ELO

1500 USCF

Original Price

$99.95

Wiki ELO:

1018

Model #:

884

My Serial #:

457989

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

TMP47C220AF

4 Bit Single Chip

4.2 MHz

2 KB

96 Byte

Battery Operated:

4 x AAA

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

LCD 4 Positions 7 Segments

Board Type:

Non-Electronic Chessboard

Board Size:

4.1/2” x 4.1/2”

Overall Size:

2.1/8” x 3.3/4” x 3/4”

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

Mate-in-3

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

5

Tournament Level:

6

Infinite Level:8

N/A

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

110

45

30

45

54.5

1019

16

4

2

10

31.3

1136

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

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