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SciSys Pocket Chess (1986)
SCISYS POCKET CHESS Electronic Chess Computer.

SCISYS POCKET CHESS Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from a SciSys Product Leaflet.

SCISYS POCKET CHESS

“Truly pocket size. Take it with you for a game anytime. Ideal for occasional players and beginners.”

POCKET CHESS is an advanced portable chess computer. It contains the latest in sensor technology and efficient low power electronics. It automatically registers your move on the built-in board and uses 16 lights on the edge of the board to indicate its own moves. It is fully battery operated and has a unique long-term memory which retains the last position of an interrupted game for up to one year.

      • Truly Pocket Size
      • Easy to operate
      • Responds automatically
      • 8 levels of play
      • Plays black or white or against itself
      • Suggests moves
      • Takes back moves
      • Two years game memory
      • Over 350 hours battery life (alkaline)

Excerpt taken from the “SciSys Pocket Chess” User Manual, Box and Product Leaflet.

Gary Kasparov endorsement of “SciSys Pocket Chess”

Gary Kasparov endorsement of “SciSys Pocket Chess”

Information

SciSys Pocket Chess (1986)

SciSys Pocket Chess (1986)

Box (front)

SciSys Pocket Chess (1986) Box (front)

Peg Board & Controls

SciSys Pocket Chess (1986) Sensory Peg Board & Controls

User Manual

SciSys Pocket Chess (1986) User Manual

Low Cost, Wallet Size Chess Computer!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

SciSys W Ltd

Julio Kaplan/Craig Barnes

Year:

1986

Manufacturer ELO

1400 USCF

Original Price

$59.95

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

114

My Serial #:

A291787

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

HD44868

4 Bit Single Chip

0.6 MHz

5 KB

80 Bytes

Battery Operated:

3 x AAA

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Peg Board

Board Size:

2.3/4” x 2.3/4”

Overall Size:

4.1/4” x 6.1/2” x 5/8”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Peg Board

Push Button Controls

8

No

2 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

No / Yes

No / No

No

Yes / No

Yes / No

Active Level:

3 (10 sec)

Tournament Level:

5 (2 min)

Infinite Level:

8

Game Information

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

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

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D

L

%

ELO

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D

L

%

ELO

19

5

1

13

28.9

794

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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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