SHARPER IMAGE DESIGN TALKING CHESS COMPANION Electronic Chess Computer
Picture taken from Sharper Image Talking Chess Companion computer.
IT’S YOU AGAINST THE COMPUTER! 345 PHRASES TO COACH, TEACH, AMUSE AND ABUSE YOU!
- 25 selectable skill levels for beginner to intermediate players.
- Special level just for beginners.
- “Human” voice announces and lights up all moves and enties (voice can be turned off).
- Special vocabulary modes for demonstration, teaching/coaching, visually handicapped players, and just CHESSTER’s lovable personality.
- Sensory board automatically records your moves.
- Beginners can take back moves and replay them without starting over!
- Computer suggests moves for you to make.
- Memory save feature stores unfinished game for days!
- Uses 4 “AAA” batteries or AC adapter (both not supplied).
- Includes magnetic chess pieces.
Hegener+Glaser AG M50743 Processing chip.
Picture taken from Sharper Image Talking Chess Companion computer board.
This is the same computer as Fidelity Electronics Inc. Little Chesster. At that time Hegener + Glaser owned Fidelity Electronics. Inc. The chess program was written by Dan & Kathe Spracklen. The playful voice effects and sounds were synthesized by Ron Nelson.
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