Your KASPAROV chess computer is programmed to play chess with you and to teach you more about this great game. It automatically registers your moves on its built-in sensor chessboard, has 107 level/setting combinations including 16 levels of skill with fun levels, where the computer deliberately makes mistakes, giving beginners a good chance of winning. The computer also has a number of novel coaching features which make it ideal for beginners and casual players who wish to improve their game.
In normal games the computer will monitor your moves and make sure that they do not violate the rules of chess. It will help you learn different openings and suggest moves for you when you need help. If you are a beginner the computer will warn you when your pieces are threatened and let you take back a move if you commit a blunder. While it is computing its moves it will even show you the move it is considering and tell you what it thinks of the position.
With your KASPAROV chess computer you can learn and practice the easy way. It encourages you to improve your chess so that you enjoy the game more. Soon you should be able to beat the computer on the lower levels and switch to a higher one for challenging games. Once you begin to hold your own on these levels you will know that you are a proficient player and have nothing to fear from average human opponents.
As your interest in chess develops you will want to take a look at the eight built-in chess studies and solve them with the help of the computer. This novel feature gives you interesting insights into high-class chess and many additional hours of pleasure with your KASPAROV chess computer/
This computer knows all the chess rules, including castling, en passant, and stalemate.
Excerpts taken from “Saitek MK 12 Trainer” User Manual.