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RadioShack Super 1680L (1991)

RADIO SHACK SUPER 1680L

A sleek chess computer that gives you hours of fun!

Super Sensory Chess 1680L. Fast-response 4 MHz processor with built-in 8K program. Contains 16 skill playing levels, including fun and puzzle levels. Take back and set up capabilities. Memory retains last game. Requires 4 “AA” batteries or A/C adapter.

SUPER 1680L provides hours of entertainment and gives everyone a chance to win! Play against the chess computer or play with an opponent.

The stylish table top chess computer for anyone who loves chess!

      • Great fun for everyone from beginners to club players!
      • Fast response time.
      • Attractive ultra-slim tabletop design.

Great features for all levels of play!

      • 16 levels of playing strength including handicap levels, revolutionary new fun levels and a puzzle level.
      • Fun levels allow SUPER 1680L to make very human errors. Great for beginners -- gives you the chance to win; builds your confidence as a chess player!
      • Openings book includes the major openings.
      • Take-back and set-up capabilities.
      • Stop anytime you like! The game memory retains your unfinished game until you play again (depending on batteries).

Easy to operate!

      • Press chess pieces lightly to register moves.
      • Really easy to use!
      • Jack for optional A/C adapter.

Excerpt taken from the “RadioShack Super 1680L” User Manual & “RadioShack” catalog.

“RADIOSHACK PORTABLE 1680L” box (front).  Notice the original RadioShack price tag of $69.99

“RADIOSHACK PORTABLE 1680L” box (front). Notice the original RadioShack price tag of $69.99

Information

RadioShack Super 1680L (1991)

RadioShack Super 1680L (1991)

User Manual

RadioShack Super 1680L (1991) User Manual

Box

RadioShack Super 1680L (1991) Box

Chess Pieces Storage

RadioShack Super 1680L (1991) Chess Pieces Storage

A Sleek Chess Computer That Gives You Hours Of Fun!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

RadioShack/Tandy Corporation

Unknown

Year:

1991

Manufacturer ELO

1680

Original Price

$69.99

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

60-2253

My Serial #:

N/A

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

?

8 Bit Single Chip

4 MHz

8 KB

?

Battery Operated:

3 x (AAA)

Adapter Option:

6V A/C

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s + 5 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Board

Board Size:

7.7/8” x 7.7/8”

Overall Size:

9.1/4” x 11.1/4” x 3/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Peg Board

Push Button Controls

16

Yes

6 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate in 4

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

4

Tournament Level:

6 (2 min)

Infinite Level:

7

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

The Spacious Mind

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

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

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12

6

2

4

58.33

1276

Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

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Tournaments & Matches

Active Chess (30 seconds per move)

2007/2008 - UNDER 1400 ELO CHESS COMPUTER CHAMPIONSHIP - GREEN SECTION - STAGE 1 GROUP K

TIME CONTROLS

YEAR

# OF CONTESTANTS

# OF GAMES PLAYED

FINAL PLACEMENT

START ELO

END ELO

STATUS

Active

2008/9

9

12

2 ND

1390

1276

In Progress

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