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Sphinx Comet (1992)

The CXG SPHINX COMET has four different playing styles.

  • NORMAL: on NORMAL playing style the computer will concentrate equally on attacking and defending.
  • AGGRESSIVE: on AGGRESSIVE playing style the computer will concentrate on attacking the opponent, and will normally avoid exchanging pieces if possible.
  • DEFENSIVE: on DEFENSIVE playing style the computer will concentrate on building a solid defensive position, it will make many pawn moves, and it will normally exchange pieces whenever possible.
  • RANDOM: on RANDOM playing style the computer will make many pawn moves, and will sometimes make a strange move rather than always playing the best move.

MATE PROBLEMS

The CXG SPHINX COMET has a special MATE LEVEL for solving mate problems up to mate in 5 moves.

Mate in 1

1 second

Mate in 2

1 minute

Mate in 3

1 hour

Mate in 4

1 day

Mate in 5

1 month

With its four different play styles, this little chess computer provides a lot of variety in play and hours of testing fun for you to discover which play style suits you best.

Information

CXG Sphinx Comet (1992)

CXG Sphinx Comet (1992)

Warning Lights

CXG Sphinx Comet (1992) Warning Lights

Control Buttons

CXG Sphinx Comet (1992) Control Buttons

User Manual

CXG Sphinx Comet (1992) User Manual

4 Different Playing Styles!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

CXG / Newcrest Technology Ltd.

Kaare Danielsen

Year:

1992

Manufacturer ELO

1500

Original Price

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Wiki ELO:

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Model #:

CXG - 902

My Serial #:

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Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

Hitachi HD6301

8 Bit Single Chip

1.79 Mhz

4 kB

256 Bytes

Battery Operated:

1.5V x 4 (AA Size)

Adapter Option:

9V DC 5 mA   -   3.5 mm Plug

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED + 5 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic

Board Size:

6.1/2” x 6.1/2”

Overall Size:

10.1/8” x 8.1/8” x 7/8”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Touch Sensory Board

Touch Sensory Controls

48 (4 Styles of 14 Levels)

Small Book

2 Full Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game / Ponder

Hint/ Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 5

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

Levels A6, C6, E6 & G6

Tournament Level:

Levels B2, D2, F2 & H2

Infinite Level:

Levels B6, D6, F6 & H6

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

The Spacious Mind

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