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SciSys Kasparov Express 16K (1985)
SCISYS EXPRESS 16K Electronic Chess Computer.

SCISYS EXPRESS 16K Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Scisys Express 16K box.

SCISYS EXPRESS 16K Electronic Chess Computer.

SCISYS EXPRESS 16K Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Scisys Express 16K product leaflet.

SCISYS EXPRESS 16K

“A strong chess computer for enthusiasts and club players. Special features for beginners too.”

SCISYS EXPRESS 16K is a sophisticated chess computer which automatically registers your moves on its built-in sensor chessboard. It has 17 different levels of skill. There are a number of additional features which make all operations easy to understand. You will be sure to appreciate the new instant response program that gives you very fast games in the casual levels.

The logical choice for strong or keen players who want to play chess at any time. The elegant, extra-flat metallic finish, portable Express 16K goes anywhere. The strong 16K program runs at 8 MHz for speed and accuracy of response.

The computer contains the latest in single-chip microcomputer technology which means that you get a battery life over over 100 hours on three penlite cells (alkaline). The last position of a game is always stored in memory and retained for up to 2 years, We hope that these features will contribute to your enjoyment of the game.

SCISYS EXPRESS 16K GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • Smart traveling pouch.
    • Instant response -- program has advanced predictive capabilities when thinking in opponent’s time.
    • Strong program -- Can beat 90% of all chess players with its powerful 16K program.
    • Automatic “Display Move” function -- Shows what computer is thinking. Entertaining and educational.
    • Sensory chessboard -- Registers moves as soon as you move the pieces.
    • Easy to use.
      • Take back up to 8 individual moves.
      • Simple to verify and set up positions.
      • Follows all main rules of chess including 50 move rule, 3 fold repetition, underpromotion etc.
      • Many playing levels: casual, tournament, blitz, handicap (for beginners) and problem solving up to Mate in 10.
    • Portable -- remembers position, even if turned off in the middle of a move. Rugged lid, convenient pieces.
    • Convenient -- 2 year memory: plays 100 hours with 3 (AA, AM3, R6) alkaline batteries (not included).

Excerpts taken from “SciSys Kasparov Express 16K” User Manual, Box and Product Leaflet.

Information

SciSys Kasparov Express 16K (1985)

SciSys Kasparov Express 16K (1985)

Box

SciSys Kasparov Express 16K (1985) Box

Model: 144

SciSys Kasparov Express 16K (1985) Model: 144

User Manual

SciSys Kasparov Express 16K (1985) User Manual

Solves Mate-in-10!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

SciSys-W Ltd

Julio Kaplan

Year:

1985

Manufacturer ELO

1800 USCF

Original Price

$195.00

Wiki ELO:

1440

Model #:

144

My Serial #:

S0079316

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6301Y

8 Bit Single Chip

8 Mhz

16 KB

256 Byte

Battery Operated:

3 x AA

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s plus 7 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Peg Board

Board Size:

3.3/8” x 3.3/8”

Overall Size:

6.3/4” x 5.1/4” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Peg Board

Button Controls

17

5.000 Half Moves

8 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 10

Yes / Yes

Yes / No

Active Level:

4

Tournament Level:

B

Infinite Level:

G

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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

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

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ELO

13162

13

22

47

55.7

1506

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

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

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ELO

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ELO

n/a

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