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Mephisto I (1980)

The first Chess Computer with CMOS circuitry! This is the technology for Tomorrow!

    • Variation rich Openings Library.
    • The chess program for beginners and advanced players.
    • Developed and manufactured in Germany.
    • 8 levels of play.
    • Runs on batteries or with an adapter (set of batteries lasts many days).
    • Uses the Opponents thinking time.
    • 8 Problem solving levels.
    • Plays according to the official chess rules.
    • Very handy and easy to use -- important for problems solving.
    • Standby-switch! Moves can be saved when the game is interrupted.
    • High temperatures (playing at the beach) are not a problem (CMOS Technology).
    • Lets you follow its thought processes and provides you move suggests on request.
    • Endgame repertoire (from level 7).
    • Allows you to take-back moves.
    • Notifies you of impending Check Mate!
    • Modular Technology.
    • Manually enter your favorite opening moves.
    • Effective random move generator.
    • Can play against itself.
    • Expandable: Future exchangeable game modules. Connection to electronic chess boards.

    The chess program plays a mixture of Shannon A and Shannon B strategy combined with a variation rich Openings Library!

Excerpts taken from MEPHISTO I sales literature provided to Schachcomputer.Info/Wiki by Sascha Warnemünde. Translated from German by Spacious-Mind.

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Information

Mephisto I (1980)

Mephisto I (1980)

LCD Display

Mephisto I (1980) LCD Display

Push Button Controls

Mephisto I (1980) Push Button Controls

User Manual

Mephisto I (1980) User Manual

First Chess Computer with CMOS-Technology!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Hegener + Glaser

Thomas Nitsche & Elmar Henne

Year:

1980

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

548.00 DM

Wiki ELO:

1252

Model #:

4005

My Serial #:

0032405

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

1802

8 Bit Single Chip

3.5 Mhz

16 KB

4 KB

Battery Operated:

9V

Adapter Option:

9V DC

Display Type:

LCD Display

Board Type:

External Board

Board Size:

N/A

Overall Size:

6.5/8” x 4.7/16” x 1.9/16”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Button Control

Push Button Control

8 Play - 8 Problem

Yes

2 ply

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 4

Yes / Yes

Yes / No

Active Level:

A3

Tournament Level:

A6

Infinite Level:

A8

Game Information

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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

230

98

53

79

54.1

1213

26

7

12

7

50.00

1281

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 - U1300 FINAL 16

TIME CONTROLS

YEAR

# OF CONTESTANTS

# OF GAMES PLAYED

FINAL PLACEMENT

START ELO

END ELO

STATUS

Active

2007/8

72

26

U1300 Final 16

1252

1281

Complete

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