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Saitek Kasparov Risc 2500 2MB (1992)

Congratulations on your purchase of KASPAROV RISC 2500! This extremely high-powered RISC-based chess computer represents a remarkable breakthrough in technology and offers a great variety of exciting special features. It is one of the finest and strongest chess computers on the market, and will make a worthy opponent for even the very best master players. RISC 2500 is also extremely easy-to-operate, registering all moves automatically on its built-in sensor board. It is sure to be the best computer opponent you have ever faced! Play with it, study it, learn from it -- have fun!

Just Look At All These Special Features!

  • Uses true 32-bit RISC processor, with 128 KB of high-speed static RAM expandable to 2 MB.
  • State-of-the-art hash-table technology.
  • Unusual, almost human playing style leads to aggressive, sharp and attractive play, unlike the safety-first approach of most chess computers.
  • Balanced search-extension methods can find mating variations with incredible speed.
  • Large opening library identifies lines by name.
  • Built-in sensor board for easy move input.
  • Display shows chess clocks, position evaluation, search depth, predicted lines of play, and more.
  • Language option shows displays in English, German, French or Dutch.
  • Unique menu-driven option selection.
  • User selectable playing styles, playing strength and search settings.
  • Six categories of playing levels, including Speed Chess, Tournament, Training, Mate Search, Analysis, and levels for casual play.
  • Chess clocks with count-down feature.
  • Computer thinks on your time for stronger play.
  • Verify and set up chess positions and problems.
  • Take back and replay the entire game.
  • Play against another person with the computer acting as referee and keeping track of time.
  • Strictly follows all the rules of chess.
  • Handy piece storage compartment in base.

Excerpts taken from “Saitek Risc 2500” User Manual.

Information

Saitek Kasparov Risc 2500 2MB (1992)

Saitek Kasparov Risc 2500 2MB (1992)

User Manual

Saitek Kasparov Risc 2500 2MB (1992) User Manual

Push Button Controls

Saitek Kasparov Risc 2500 2MB (1992) Push Button Controls

LCD Display

Saitek Kasparov Risc 2500 2MB (1992) LCD Display

Expandable Up to 2 MB RAM!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Saitek Industries Ltd

Johan de Koning

Year:

1992

Manufacturer ELO

2500 USCF

Original Price

N/A

Wiki ELO:

2190

Model #:

322

My Serial #:

N/A

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

ARM 6

32 Bit RISC

14 Mhz (28 MHz Quartz)

128 KB

2048 KB

Battery Operated:

N/A

Adapter Option:

5.4V Regulated

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s + LCD Display

Board Type:

Touch Sensory

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

16.3/8” x 11.1/8” x 1.1/2”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Touch Sensory Board

Push Button Controls

6 Types (Unlimited)

>100,000 Half Moves

Complete Game

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 15

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

30S

Tournament Level:

40/2:00

Infinite Level:

Analysis

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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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

387

162

76

149

51.7

2245

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

355

149

98

108

55.8

2254

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Tournaments & Matches

Active Chess (30 seconds per move)

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TIME CONTROLS

YEAR

# OF CONTESTANTS

# OF GAMES PLAYED

FINAL PLACEMENT

START ELO

END ELO

STATUS

Active

2008/10

18

4

Ongoing

2238

N/A

In Progress

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