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Novag Micro Chess (1981)

The world’s smallest chess computer with sensor board. Strong program with eight levels of skill. Easy to operate. Pieces do not fall of the board even if the computer is turned upside down.

MAIN NOVAG MICRO CHESS GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • Plays White, Black or against himself.
    • Knows Castling and En-passant.
    • Setup a board position for problem solving.
    • Knows pawn promotion and under-promotion.
    • Save game to memory.
    • Take back up to 2 half moves.
    • Solves mate-in-2 chess problems.
    • Eight Levels of play:
      • Level 1 -- 2 to 5 seconds.
      • Level 2 -- 4 to 10 seconds.
      • Level 3 -- 5 to 25 seconds.
      • Level 4 -- 10 to 45 seconds.
      • Level 5 -- 1 to 2.1/2 minutes.
      • Level 6 -- 2 to 3 minutes.
      • Level 7 -- 10 to 15 minutes.
      • Level 8 -- Infinite (Analysis/chess problems).
Information

Novag Micro Chess (1981)

Novag Micro Chess (1981)

Box

Novag Micro Chess (1981)  Box

Model: Micro Chess

Novag Micro Chess (1981) Model: Micro Chess

User Manual

Novag Micro Chess (1981)  User Manual

8 Levels of play

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1981

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

$195.00

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

Micro Chess

My Serial #:

E061769

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

Mostek MK3875/42

8 Bit Single Chip

2 MHz

4 KB

64 Byte

Battery Operated:

DC 9V

Adapter Option:

+9V 200 mA

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic

Board Size:

3.1/4” x 3.1/4”

Overall Size:

4.7/8” x 6.7/8” x 1.1/2”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Peg Sensory Board

Push Buttons

8

Limited

Yes

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / No

Mate in 2

Yes / No

Yes / No

Active Level:

4 = 10-45sec

Tournament Level:

6

Infinite Level:

8

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

The Spacious Mind

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

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

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

16

1

4

11

18.8

865

16

1

4

11

18.8

1052

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 G

TIME CONTROLS

YEAR

# OF CONTESTANTS

# OF GAMES PLAYED

FINAL PLACEMENT

START ELO

END ELO

STATUS

Active

2007

9

16

9 th

1000

1052

Complete

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